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Occupational Therapist - OT - Home Health

SCL Health System Denver, CO
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Occupational Therapist - OT - Home Health-17009818 

SCL Home Health
 
At SCL Home Health, we are proud to be an associate-empowered, patient-centered organization. We value the meaningful client relationships we develop every day through one-on-one care and the ability to facilitate optimal outcomes in our clients home environments.
 
Although home health is an independent practice, we ensure you have the right resources and support available for you to be successful. We support you by:
 
    • Being a part of the larger integrated SCL Health system
    • Allowing you flexible daily schedules/self-scheduling
    • Developing a unique compensation plan thats right for you
    • Planning the orientation process around your needs
    • Providing you with mileage and cell phone reimbursement
    • Offering tuition reimbursement to support your career advancement
 
Answer your calling - bring your talents to SCL Home Health and experience the impactful difference you can make in your clients lives.
 

Job Summary
Responsible for providing quality rehabilitative Occupational Therapy to patients by the use of assessment and treatment to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and work skills of people with a physical, mental, or cognitive disorder.  And to promote excellent customer service while adhering to state and federal standards.
 
General Responsibilities
  • Patient care activities to increase the client's function and independence including:
    1. Evaluation (initial and interim) to determine level of function and problem identification;
    2. Goal setting and care planning in consultation with the physician to achieve goals;
    3. Treatment provision, patient/family education and provision of equipment to increase the patient's level of function and independence,
    4. Discharge evaluation and planning.
  • Documentation including:
    1. Timely recording of all evaluation data, treatment, and client's response to therapy interventions.
    2. Recording outcome of conferences and quality assurance data.
  • Attends and participates in appropriate client care conferences, staff meetings, in-service programs and agency committee meetings.
  • Provides continuing education and consultation to clients, families, and other staff members.
  • Supervises Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA) and Home Health Aides (HHA) as appropriate.
  • Educates staff in clinical aspects, as needed.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the Occupational Therapy (OT) profession by participation in formal education programs, workshops, and professional organizations.
  • Performs other related functions as required.
 

Education
  • Graduate of an Occupational Therapy curriculum approved by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Two (2) years of experience as a Physical Therapist), preferably in Home Care settings.
 
Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge of Occupational Therapy principles and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of possible hazards to clients during treatment and of the necessary precautionary measures.
  • Skills in assessing client needs accurately and setting realistic goals for rehabilitation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally an in writing.
  • Ability to incorporate new ideas or concepts into practice.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with professional and non-professional staff members, clients and the general public.
 
Special Requirements
  • Has completed successfully the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association or is licensed by another state.
  • Valid, current Colorado Driver's license.
  • Access to a reliable automobile.
 
 

Organization

: SCL Home Health, Denver, CO

Primary Location

: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver
Department: SCLHH-DEN-Agency Operations

Schedule

: Full-time

Shift

: Day Shift

Job Posting

: Mar 21, 2018, 4:33:36 PM
FTE: 1.0

 Therapy and Rehabilitation

Recruiter

: Carrie Rose

Job Details

Date Posted May 13, 2018
Date Closes June 12, 2018
Requisition 17009818
Located In Denver, CO
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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