• OT, Occupational Therapist, Home Health, East Tucson

    Location US-AZ-Tucson
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/10/2018 1:16 PM)
    Position ID
    2018-23777
    Category
    Occupational Therapy
    Zip
    85715
  • Overview

    BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist, OT for a Per Diem opportunity covering East Tucson.  Prior home health 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 license as an Occupational Therapist in AZ.
    • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
    • A graduate of 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

      

    BAYADA believes 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 medical, dental, and life insurance; paid time off; weekly pay and direct deposit; scholarship opportunities; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; 401(k) with company match; and opportunities for career advancement.

    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.  Apply now for immediate consideration.

     

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    Posted Date

    7/10/2018

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