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Home Health Occupational Therapy
Ref No.: 18-05007
Location: Portland, Maine
Home Health Occupational Therapist Job Description - OT
 
Assignment Details:
•            13-week home health contract need
•            Home Health experience required
•            HomeCare/HomeBase documentation or Oasis experience preferred
•            40 hours per week guaranteed
•            Mileage paid at .48/cents from first to last patient's home
 
Responsibilities:
  • Evaluates patient's functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.). Evaluates home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living. Identifies equipment needs. Participates in the development of the total plan of care.
 
  • For home health patients who plan to return to work the OT may perform work capacity evaluation and may refer to specialized vocational training in accordance with Organization policy.
 
  • Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other organization professionals. Also as necessary will develop program for caregivers energy conservation.
 
  • May teach new skills or retrain patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with organization policy.
 
  • May fabricate splints and instruct patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.
 
  • May train patient and family/caregiver in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.
 
  • Maintains appropriate clinical records, progress notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the patient's condition. Submits these records in accordance with organization policy.
 
  • Maintains contact/communication with team members in the patient's care to promote coordinated, efficient care.
 
  • Attends and contributes to inservices, interdisciplinary case conferences, and other meetings as required by organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the organization.
 
  • Instructs and educates patient's/family/caregiver and other team members in patient's treatment regime.
 
  • If necessary, identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other services and refers as appropriate.
 
  • Supervises COTA according to Organization policy and state regulations.
 
  • When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two weeks.
 
 
Qualifications
 
  • Clinical experience as an occupational therapist.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification.
  • Possess and maintain State License in good standing
 
 
Education
 
  • Current state license as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Valid driver's license and automobile liability insurance.
 
 
VALiNTRYhealth Unique Characteristics:
VALiNTRY Health is a servant-leadership managed, healthcare organization, with collective experience placing over 10,000 clinical professionals in more than 40 states. We manage our business with a servant-leadership philosophy by ensuring that everything we do in our organization first supports and enriches our patients, clinicians and clients; which ultimately enhances the lives of every individual we serve and work with every day. This philosophy not only transcends the best patient care advocates but helps VALiNTRY Health accomplish the highest standards of teamwork, commitment and excellence in service.
  • VALiNTRY Health is a Values-based company; we live by our values – Trust & Integrity, People Service, Teamwork, Innovation, Accountability and Transparency.
  • VALiNTRY Health only uses a Single Point of Contact so that you are not pushed from person to person and get lost in a sea of people!
  • VALiNTRY Health is a National company.
  • VALiNTRY Health has 100% online easy, hiring process – can be completed in less than 60 minutes.
  • VALiNTRY Health provides comprehensive benefits.
  • Weekly Pay Cycle – Direct Deposit.
  • Travel Housing Stipends / Meal Stipends.
  • We are AWESOME to work with and make ourselves available to you on your schedule!
Please contact:
Carla Wright
1201 S. Orlando Avenue, Suite 440
Winter Park, FL 32789
T: 941.417.5505 | M: 941.504.3752
E: cwright@valintryhealth.com
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