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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Company: Careone Home Health And Hospice Inc
Location: Elk Grove
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

CareOne Home Health is looking for an Occupational Therapist for our growing Home Health business serving Sacramento County and surrounding communities. Mileage is reimbursed and driving time is paid.We are a highly-rated, locally-owned and operated agency with compassionate health professionals serving the communities we live in. Expand your therapy skill set as you treat patients with a variety of diagnoses, including orthopedic, respiratory, cardiac and more. Provide focused, one-on-one care in the patient's home environment as you tailor their plan of care to their specific needs and goals.BenefitsCompetitive payFocused One to One Patient CareFlexible Schedule401k matchingContinued educationFun and friendly work environmentEssential Job Functions/ResponsibilitiesEvaluates patient's functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.). Evaluates home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living. Identifies equipment needs. Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care.Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other organization professionals. Also as necessary will develop program for caregiver's energy conservation.May teach new skills or retrain patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with organization policy.May fabricate splints and instruct patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.May train patient and family/caregiver in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.Maintains appropriate clinical records, progress notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the patient's condition. Submits these records in accordance with organization policy.Maintains contact/communication with team members in the patient's care to promote coordinated, efficient care.Attends and contributes to in-services, interdisciplinary group meetings, and other meetings as required by organization policy to ensure comprehensive assessments for the patients of the organization.Instructs and educates patient's/family/caregiver and other team members in patient's treatment regime.Participates in hospice personnel orientation program.Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.Participates in discharge planning for patient.Position QualificationsA graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association. Meets personnel qualifications stated in 418.114(b)(5).Registered with the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.Two (2) years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist.Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification.Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.Understands hospice philosophy; issues of death/dying.

Keywords: Careone Home Health And Hospice Inc, Elk Grove , OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, Healthcare , Elk Grove, California

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