OT/Occupational Therapist

Company: Ascension Health at Home ( Learn More )

General Information
US-IN-Veedersburg, IN
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
None
Not Specified
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Job Description

HOME HEALTH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST / OT

St. Vincent Home Health is growing and looking for an Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our team!

Reach out to Lori Richer, Recruiter at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or by calling 317-518-0412!

We are proud to offer a supportive, stable working environment with great pay and flexible scheduling! 

POSITION SUMMARY:

A licensed professional who provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patients care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Evaluated occupational roles and occupational performance of patients with physical, psychosocial and/or cognitive impairments. Provides intervention to deficits and elicits responses. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
  • Performs initial and ongoing clinical assessments (Agency/OASIS); evaluates sensory-motor neuromuscular, psychosocial, and cognitive-perceptual components of occupational behavior. Assesses physical, social, safety, and cultural components of the patient’s occupational environment. Teaches client/family disease process and treatments needed. Fabricates and maintains adaptive equipment and hand splints
  • Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with patients’ needs and desires, including home health aide and COTA supervision
  • Documents, prepares, and completes a Plan of Care, progress notes, phone orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis, including identification of therapy barriers and desired outcomes and goal setting; revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data; plans for discharge of patien





  • COMPANY OVERVIEW:

    St. Vincent Home Health is a proud member of Ascension at Home, a leading provider in the delivery of compassionate patient-centered healthcare services including home health, infusion therapy and hospice.

    Formed in 2014, Ascension at Home is a national partnership between Ascension Health and Evolution Health. The partnership includes all Ascension-affiliated home health, hospice, home infusion therapy and private duty/supportive care services. Visit us at www.ahah.net to learn more about our organization and view all career opportunities.

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
    • Current State License as an Occupational Therapist (OT)
    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination


    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge of durable medical equipment