Occupational Therapist

Glen Carbon, IL 62034
Full-time
2 openings
$55.00 per hour (estimated)

company

As an innovator in an evolving healthcare world, we have been designing business and technology solutions to drive better care, outcomes, and productivity within its own home health and hospice companies for over 20 years. In the last several years, our solutions have been successfully integrated across the healthcare continuum.

qualifications

required
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Occupational Medicine (1+ years)
  • Social Work (2+ years)
  • Valid Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR) in Illinois (IL)
  • ANY of the following valid licenses/certifications:
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS)
    • American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (AHA ACLS)
    • American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (AHA PALS)
  • Valid Regular Driver License (DL)
  • Have you applied to or worked for Residential Home Health & Hospice anytime in the past 6 months?
  • Have you spoken with your Relode recruiter about this position?

overview

As an Occupational Therapist, you will be responsible for providing in-home Occupational Therapy services to Agency patients, as prescribed by the attending physician. You will also provide consultation to Agency staff and the attending physician with Occupational Therapy consultation as needed. This role requires a Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy, along with one to two years post-graduate social work experience in a health care setting. You will need to maintain professional competency through in-service attendance and similar professional resources, and participate in staff and Agency development activities. Key Responsibilities ● Perform Occupational Therapy assessments of patient functioning levels, plans short and long term goals toward improving/restoring independence and physical/cognitive functioning; and implement developed treatment programs, approved by the attending physician. ● Provide guidance and instruction to patients/family members of developed therapeutic, creative, and self-care procedures/activities; and explain adaptive and progressive approaches in applying it. ● Instruct the patient/family members in use of appropriate orthotic, or prosthetic equipment; and may also design and fabricate customized adaptive and assistive devices, with training for their use. ● Conduct functional and cognitive re-evaluations, as indicated, to assess the need for any revisions in the treatment plan. ● Instruct and familiarize, as necessary, the patient and pertinent family members with all other aspects of the total treatment program. ● Maintain adequate clinical and progress notes and submit all required paperwork in a timely manner according to Agency policy. ● Periodically report to the physician on the patient’s treatment, response, and progress, and assist the physician in determining any necessary changes in the treatment program. ● Arrange for outpatient occupational therapy services that cannot be rendered in the home, as necessary. ● Provide consultation to, and instruct other members of the home health team in the use of necessary equipment, techniques, modalities and basic activity programs, when needed, and as requested. ● Prepare periodic reports, as required by the Agency, which are sent to the physician and third party payers regarding care being provided. ● Maintain and update professional competency through in-service attendance and similar professional resources. ● Participate in staff and Agency development activities. ● Participate in in-service, case conferences, and staff meetings as required. ● All other duties as assigned by supervisor. Schedule and Shift Details ● The work schedule and shift expectations are based on assigned caseload. Employee will be required to drive daily for meetings and/or visits to residential homes. Travel ● Employee will be required to drive daily for meetings and/or visits to residential homes. Occasional travel may be required.

rewards up to
$1,524.70