• OT, Occupational Therapist, Home Health, Full Time

    Location US-SC-Summerville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/10/2018 12:28 PM)
    Position ID
    2018-22286
    Category
    Occupational Therapy
    Zip
    29483
  • Overview

    MUSC Health at Home, Bayada is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist for a FULL TIME opportunity performing home health visits for our Charleston, SC office. 

     

    MUSC (Medical University of South Carolina) and BAYADA have created a jointly owned company to further the mission, vision, and values of both companies.  This exciting partnership allows MUSC to provide a full continuum of care for patients prior to, during, and following a hospital stay.  MUSC has chosen BAYADA as their partner in this joint venture based on BAYADA’s 40+ year history of caring for clients in their homes.  Together these two companies can serve clients in their preferred setting, with the latest in technological standards and the highest quality care

     

     

    • This position is for an OT to service adult and geriatric clients on a per visit basis covering the Summerville area and surrounding area.
    • Prior home care experience preferred, but not required. 
    • As a home care Occupational Therapist, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides rehabilitative care and skilled nursing to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive the medical care required to remain at home.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
    • Perform thorough evaluations of patients’ functional status, including muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, and ADL and IADL performance.
    • Assess cognitive, psychological and motor aspects of performance and develop individualized intervention plans to achieve favorable outcomes.
    • Evaluate home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living.
    • Identify equipment needs and environmental adaptations resulting in enhanced outcomes for clients.
    • Continually assess and revise the occupational therapy care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.
    • Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety and independent living.
    • Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.

    Qualifications

    • A current South Carolina Occupational Therapist license.
    • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
    • Graduation from an occupational therapy program accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the AMA and the AOTA, as indicated by school transcript or diploma.
    • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and problem solving skills.
    • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

    We believe that our employees are our greatest asset:

    • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values.
    • Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities.
    • Advance your career with specially designed career tracks.
    • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability.
    • Benefits may include mileage reimbursement; weekly pay and direct deposit; scholarship opportunities; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; and opportunities for career advancement.

     

    MUSC Health at Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability or veteran status. 

    Posted Date

    5/10/2018

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