The Occupational Therapist, under the general guidance of the Physical Therapy Department Manager, has a wide range of freedom in applying individual professional judgment, discretion, and skill in patient management.
Develops appropriate treatment goals and methods in collaboration with the patient and caregivers, implements the occupational therapy treatment plan, and completes all related documentation and record keeping regarding these services.
The Occupational Therapist will evaluate patients of varying diagnoses and disorders requiring OT. Will develop, implement and modify treatment plans for patients ranging in age from adolescent to geriatric.
In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for using our Point of Care documentation system, you will provide real time patient information to be shared with case managers, physicians, family members and the entire interdisciplinary team.
An Occupational Therapist (OT) administers occupational therapy to patients in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and IDG plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Manager of Patient Services/Director.
Ability and experience working independently, using critical thinking skills and processes to arrive at objective, strategic, results-oriented decisions within the context of patient care and department, division and organizational priorities.
The Occupational Therapist provides evaluation, assessment, prognosis, treatment and education to patients and clients through a continuum of care according to the therapist's respective licensure/registration/certification, Code of Ethics, Federal/State regulations, JCAHO/UMQC and Care Center policies and procedures
In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for utilizing the common items at home or special adaptive equipment, the OT will train the patient or caregiver in activities such as self-grooming, dressing, toileting and bathing.