Occupational Therapist (OT) - Full Time Per Visit - Home Health
Company: AGING WELL HEALTH CARE LLC
Posted on: August 7, 2022
An Occupational Therapist (OT) administers occupational therapy to
patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This
is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care
under the direction and supervision of the Director of Therapy,
Improves or minimizes residual physical disabilities of the
Returns the individual to optimum and productive living within the
Periodically participates with all other health care personnel in
patient care planning.
Provides prescribed occupational therapy.
Directs and supervises personnel as required.
Takes initial history and makes initial evaluation.
Performs all skilled procedures.
Consults with physicians regarding change in treatment.
Writes reports to physicians regarding patient's progress.
Instructs patients/family members in home programs and fine motor
An initial evaluation, including plan of treatment and goals, must
be completed and submitted to the physician for approval. A
recertification by physician every 60 days is necessary, if further
treatment is to be continued. A progress note is written each
visit. A reevaluation is written when expected duration of
treatment is reached. A summary is written upon patient's
Periodically presents an in-service to the Agency staff.
Assists the physician in evaluating level of function.
Helps develop the plan of care and revises as necessary.
Prepares clinical and progress notes.
Advises and consults with the family and other Agency
Participates in in-service programs.
Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels
to/from patient homes.
Supervised by: Director of Therapy, Home Health
Workers Supervised: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and
Home Health Aide as assigned
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 (AOTA) and/or certified by successfully
completing the National Certification examination, or...
Is eligible for the National Registration Examination of the
American Occupational Therapy Association.
Currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.
Two (2) years experience, preferred.
Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:
Ability to participate in physical activity.
Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and
being involved in physical activity.
Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular
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