• Occupational Therapist, OT, Home Health

    Location US-HI-Hilo
    Posted Date 3 days ago(6/20/2018 3:41 PM)
    Position ID
    2018-22569
    Category
    Occupational Therapy
    Zip
    96720
  • Overview

    BAYADA Home Health Care has an immediate opening for an OT – Occupational Therapist for our home health office in Hilo, HI.  As an OT – Occupational Therapist, you will assist the physician in evaluation of the level of function, perform client assessments, and plan and implement appropriate interventions, to assist clients in attaining or maintaining optimal physical well-being.

     

    We currently have a need on a PER DIEM basis.

     

    Responsibilities

    Each OT – Occupational Therapist will:

    • Make home visits to clients in designated geographic areas.
    • 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

    Qualifications for an OT – Occupational Therapist:

    • A current Hawaii Occupational Therapist license.
    • One year of recent work experience as an OT - Occupational Therapist.
    • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and problem solving skills.

     

    BAYADA believes that our clients and their families deserve home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability.  Be part of a caring, professional team that is instrumental in providing the highest quality care while developing your career with an industry leader.

     

    EOE

     

    OT – Occupational Therapist

     

    Posted Date

    6/20/2018

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