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Home Health Occupational Therapist

Recruiter.com - Eugene, OREGON  
JOB SUMMARYOccupational Therapists participate in the evaluation and treatment of patients, determining plan-of-care and treatment goals appropriate to the age of the patient served.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1.Evaluates assigned patients, gathers data from a variety of sources, such as patient records, interviews, observation, and team members.
- Performs initial evaluation of patient/home and applies criteria to determine if patient is a safe candidate for home care/hospice occupational therapy services.2.Participates personally in the evaluation and treatment of patients, and establishes a treatment plan and goal for each patient.3.Participates in staff meetings, patient care meetings, educational in-services, caregiver orientation and other professional gatherings as indicated by the manager,4.Collaborates with other healthcare professionals as necessary to ensure smooth continuous care of the patients.
?Acts as liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staffs to facilitate problem solving and coordination of other services and act as an educational resource.5.Maintains appropriate clinical records.6.Recommends and develops new services and programs in collaboration with staff.7.May work with OT student affiliation programs.8.May supervise COTAs.9.Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION:?
BA/BS, Masters, or doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college required.?
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:?
One year experience as Occupational Therapist preferred.
General knowledge of field and ability to utilize library resource appropriately.
Home Health experience preferred. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:?
Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
Certified, licensed or registered as required by State in which performs clinical practice.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
Valid driver?s license and proof of auto insurance required.
OTHER SKILLS:? Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment
Ability to assess patient?s condition and exercise independent judgment
?Recruiter.com . Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Occupational Therapist (OT)