Provides direct rehab care in occupational therapy to residents upon physician referral in accordance with all laws, regulations, and standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
Serves as a liaison to patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs
Possess the ability to make independent decisions using good reasoning skills and judgement when circumstances warrant such action
Knowledgeable of rehab practices and procedures, as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing rehab functions in the long-term care facility
Possess willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel
Ability to implement company policies, programs, goals, objectives, including the procedures of the Rehab department.
Ability to assist in the evacuation of patients
Exercise good body mechanics at all times
Ability to follow occupational therapy treatment plans for patients (i.e., activities of daily living)
Ability to establish, assess, and modify realistic, measurable, timely, and functional goals
Ability to oversee and evaluate care given by OTAs, Rehab Aides, and students
Ability to document therapy evaluation and treatments accurately and timely
Ability to utilize therapy software and operate therapy equipment appropriately and accurately
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
Ability to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Education and/or Experience
Must be a graduate of an accredited program in occupational therapy (BSOT or MSOT)
One year’s experience in long-term care or related setting preferred
Certified Clinical Instructor preferred
PC proficient (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable state. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment
Must be currently NBCOT-certified
Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment
Presence Health. In addition to delivering excellent care and service, we want to inspire people to see their health in a new way. More than doctor visits and medical tests, but a lifelong journey of small, manageable steps. Our goal is to empower the people we serve to take a few of those steps every day to achieve their best health. And whatever our role, be it caregiver or technician or staff member, we play a part in empowering those we serve. There's no better time to start than today.