Occupational Therapist

  • Advanced Home Health & Home Care NW of Wenatchee
  • 681 Okanogan Ave, Ste. B
  • Aug 13, 2018
Allied Health

Job Description

Our care philosophy is rooted in a set of shared core values that deliver on a promise to provide unmatched quality care, led by a compassionate heart. In all that we do, we strive to personally touch lives, guided by the four pillars of our core values: respect, integrity, commitment and trust.

At Prestige, we offer a dynamic and collaborative environment where you will not only make a difference in the lives of others every day; you have the opportunity to grow professionally, learn new skills and advance your career.

Medical, dental and vision coverage

HSA/FSA Accounts

Employer Paid Group Life and ADD insurance

401(k) plan with w/Company Match

Paid Vacation, sick days and holidays

Employer paid License Renewal Continuing Education

Scholarship/Tuition Reimbursement Program

Employee Discounts: Cell Service, Theme Parks and much more!

Advanced Home Health NW is part of the Prestige Care, Inc family.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The occupational therapist contracted or employed is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for occupational therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Service or Employment Agreement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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 individualized plan of care.
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 in-services, interdisciplinary group meetings, and other meetings as required by organization policy to ensure comprehensive assessments for the patients of the organization.
Instructs and educates patient’s/family/caregiver and other team members in patient’s treatment regime.
Participates in hospice personnel orientation program.
Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities
Participates in discharge planning for patient.
#Performs other related duties as assigned.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

A graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association .
Registered with the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Two (2) years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist.
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification.
Understands hospice philosophy; issues of death/dying.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED