Manage and provide skilled occupational therapy to patients and clients with a wide variety of diagnoses and disabilities in a home setting in accordance with a physician's plan of treatment, taking into account individual patients' special or age related needs.
The Occupational Therapist in Home Health is responsible for the assessment and evaluation of patient care needs related to functional status, activities of daily living, fine motor coordination, home assessments and adaptive equipment, and other occupational therapy needs as defined by medical conditions.
In this role, you will direct and indirect quality care for patients of all ages, according to the individualized needs of the patient, following the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.
Assesses the learning needs of the patient/caregiver to develop the plan of care that meets patient and family needs and goals including the provision of effective teaching, supervision and delegation of care to achieve desired health care outcomes and timely discharge consistent with quality care.
In this role, you will possess skills in patient/client evaluation and treatment, as well as professional consultations to achieve maximum patient/client independence in accordance with individuals functional level and potential.