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  • Inpatient Occupational Therapist

    Job Locations US-AL-Irondale
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-14085
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Home Health
    Location
    Irondale, AL
  • Overview

    St. Vincent's Home Health has an Inpatient PRN Occupational Therapist opportunity in

    St. Martin's in the Pines in Irondale!

     

     

    We're proud to offer outstanding Pay, Flexible Scheduling, a Supportive Working Environment, Room for Professional Growth, and More!

     

     

     

     

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    A licensed professional who provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patients care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Evaluated occupational roles and occupational performance of patients with physical, psychosocial and/or cognitive impairments. Provides intervention to deficits and elicits responses. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
    • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
    • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
    • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
    • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
    • Performs initial and ongoing clinical assessments (Agency/OASIS); evaluates sensory-motor neuromuscular, psychosocial, and cognitive-perceptual components of occupational behavior. Assesses physical, social, safety, and cultural components of the patient’s occupational environment. Teaches client/family disease process and treatments needed. Fabricates and maintains adaptive equipment and hand splints
    • Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with patients’ needs and desires, including home health aide and COTA supervision
    • Documents, prepares, and completes a Plan of Care, progress notes, phone orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis, including identification of therapy barriers and desired outcomes and goal setting; revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data; plans for discharge of patients

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
    • Current State License as an Occupational Therapist (OT)
    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
    • Good interpersonal skills.

    Knowledge of durable medical equipment

    Responsibilities

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