Company: Optimal Health Care Inc
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Occupational Therapist (OT)
An Occupational Therapist (OT) administers occupational therapy to
patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This
is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care
under the direction and supervision of the Director of Clinical
Graduate of an Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited by the
Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the
American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy
Association (AOTA) and/or certified by successfully completing the
National Certification examination, or
Is eligible for the National Registration Examination of the
American Occupational Therapy Association.
Currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing, unless
licensure does not apply.
Two (2) years' experience, preferred.
Improves or minimizes residual physical disabilities of the
Returns the individual to optimum and productive living within the
Periodically participates with all other home care personnel in
patient care planning.
Provides prescribed occupational therapy.
Directs and supervises personnel as required.
Responsible for initial assessment, plan of care, maintenance
program development and modifications and reassessments every 30
Performs all skilled procedures.
Consults with physicians regarding change in treatment.
Writes reports to physicians regarding patient's progress.
Instructs patients/family members in home programs and fine motor
An initial evaluation, including plan of care and goals, must be
completed and submitted to the physician for approval. A
recertification by physician every 60 days is necessary, if further
treatment is to be continued. A progress note is written each
visit. A reevaluation is written when expected duration of
treatment is reached. A summary is written upon patient's
Periodically presents an inservice to the Agency staff.
Assists the physician in evaluating level of function.
Helps develop the plan of care and revises as necessary.
Prepares clinical and progress notes.
Advises and consults with the family and other Agency
Participates in in-service programs.
Participates in QAPI activities as assigned.
Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels
to/from patient homes.
Supervised by: Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager
Workers Supervised: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and
Aide as assigned
RISK EXPOSURE: High risk
Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:
Ability to participate in physical activity.
Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and
being involved in physical activity.
Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular
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