Occupational Therapist - H

Compensation

: $88,290.00 - $124,990.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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Position Overview

$1000 Sign on Bonus


The Occupational Therapist is responsible and accountable for evaluation, coordination and administration of quality occupational therapy services.

Essential Job Functions
Provide occupational therapy services as prescribed by the physician
Follow policies and procedures and conforms to all applicable patient care standards, licensure regulations and state laws
Provide a written evaluation defining occupational therapy needs, goals and expected outcomes in conjunction with referring physician's Plan of Treatment
Provide a written Plan of Care from the nursing staff to provide continuing care
Carry out appropriate techniques according to identified goals and treatment programs
Participate in coordination of services (including discharge planning), with health care team, physicians, parent/guardians, nurses, and appropriate others
Administer care to ensure safety for the patient
Update self on the patient's clinical condition
Maintain effective communication between staff, health care team members, and family.
Serves as a resource consultant for clinical staff
Provide physicians and Aveanna with written evaluation of patient's needs, goals, and progress on a weekly basis or as ordered
Attends patient case conferences when requested. Attends and participates in in-services as indicated
Supervises other personnel (COTA, HHA) when required

Requirements
Occupational Therapy Master's Degree from an accredited university/program
Certification in Occupational Therapy
Completion of accredited Occupational Therapy Program
Current and unrestricted license in the state of practice
Current CPR certification
Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures

Additional state specific requirements:
Any additional Occupational Therapist licensure board requirements in the state of practice
Continuing Education as required by state

Preferences
One (1) year of recent experience as an Occupational Therapist in an acute care setting
Pediatric experience

Other Skills/Abilities
Ability to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times
Attention to detail
Time Management
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to travel
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must have strong sense of smell and touch
Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport

Environment
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Associated topics: cht, certified occupational therapy assistant, cota, ffs, newborn care specialist, occupational, occupational therapist, occupational therapist ot, therapist, therapist ot * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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