Conduct psychosocial assessments with patients and their families. Other duties include documenting in the medical record psychosocial histories, discharge planning, patient contacts, treatment updates.
Primary function is to provide coordinated care in the home to hospice clients of all age groups and perform psychosocial assessments, analysis, counseling, and referrals to meet the needs of the patient/family.
In this role, you will implement the Plan of Care provisions to meet their needs, which include: social service goals for alleviating problems, supportive counseling, problem solving, community referrals pre-bereavement and bereavement care.
The Occupational Therapist, Home Health Care, utilizes discretion and independent judgment in performing age-specific and developmentally appropriate assessments, goal setting, treatment planning, and interventions within scope of practice and in accordance with policies, protocols, techniques, and guidelines; supervises Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants.
As a member of the interdisciplinary team, assesses patients' psychosocial status, strengths and areas of need that may affect rehabilitation and optimal treatment outcomes as part of the comprehensive patient assessment.