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Work hours will be Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, for 64 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will be required to flex to other shifts as needed. There is an occasional weekend/holiday rotation.
The Occupational Therapist (OT) uses clinical expertise, physical assessment, teaching and skilled therapy interventions to deliver high quality patient care in the patient’s place of residence. The OT contributes to the development of the home health plan of care under the direction of the physician. The OT delivers therapy intervention and treatment directed by the physician as established in the home health plan of care that is consistent with clinical best practices and results in high quality, improved outcomes and exceptional patient experience.
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Patient Care/Care Coordination
Home Care Performance Criteria
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Graduate of an Occupational Therapist education program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA), or successor organizations of ACOTE
· One year prior experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.
· Prior home care experience.
· Two or more years of prior experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.
· Prior experience with documentation in an electronic health record.
· Licensed as an OT by the state in which practicing, unless licensure does not apply within state regulation. (Applies for licenses in the States of Wisconsin and Illinois in first 12 months of employment)
· Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state(s) and/or organizational requirements.
· Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse.
· Annual completion of competency validation activities.
· CPR: Maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card with Re-certification.
· Basic knowledge of current, frequently used medications, including modes of administration, actions and side effects.
· Able to perform occupational therapy assessment and treatment in the home setting without direct supervision.
· Strong interpersonal skills.
· Ability to work as a collaborative team member.
· Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
· Ability to navigate and perform basic use of Microsoft Office products.
· Maintains a reliable mode of transportation and has the ability to drive safely during all day and night hours and in all types of inclement weather.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.