In this role, the selected candidate will perform select evaluation and treatment methods appropriate to the diagnosis, age group and patients physical and emotional status and formulates appropriate treatment plans.
The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats residents in accordance with orders of the physician through the use of therapeutic procedures and assistive devices intended to maximize functional potentials in all areas of a residents life.
The occupational therapist would be part of a strong multidisciplinary team including physical therapists, speech therapists, neuropsychologist and social worker who together focus on providing high quality patient-centered evidence-based care.
In this role, you will provide therapeutic treatment and instruction to patients in accordance with physician orders to improve/restore strength, coordination, range-of-motion and function or teach compensation measures.
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, the selected candidate will instruct patient, family, caregiver, and participating members of the health care team in the areas of therapy in which they can participate to assist the patient.