• OT, Occupational Therapist, Home Health Visits

    Location US-PA-Palmerton
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/13/2018 4:18 PM)
    Position ID
    2018-23393
    Category
    Occupational Therapy
    Zip
    18071
  • Overview

    Occupational Therapist, OT

    Per Diem / Part Time

     

    BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist, OT for a PER DIEM / PART TIME position performing home health visits for our Bethlehem, PA office. As a home health OT, 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 wellbeing.

    • This is a position as a home health OT providing visits to our clients throughout southeastern Carbon County and/or Lehigh County.
    • This office serves the adult and geriatric population. 
    • The hours are flexible Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.
    • Mileage reimbursement available.

     

     

     

     

    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 license as an Occupational Therapist in Pennsylvania.
    • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
    • 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

      

    Apply now for immediate consideration. EOE. 

     

    Posted Date

    7/13/2018

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