Occupational Therapist
WILLCARE - Buffalo, NY

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WILLCARE, a successful regional leader in the home health care industry, currently has a job opening for a per diem Occupational Therapist in Buffalo NY . In business for over 25 years, WILLCARE operates Certified/Medicare, Long Term Care, Licensed/Private Duty, as well as non-medical services and supplemental staffing agencies. We provide qualified skilled and non-skilled services focusing on preventative, rehabilitative and therapeutic care to our clients in all applicable settings. We have branch offices in Western NY, Hudson Valley NY, Connecticut, and Ohio.

Job Title: Occupational Therapist

Job Locations: Buffalo NY

Job Department: Therapy

Status: Full Time / Part Time

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST JOB SUMMARY

Evaluates patients and develops occupational therapy treatment programs in collaboration with the physician and provides occupational therapy treatments to patients. Administers complex active and passive therapeutic exercise, ADL retraining, and various cognitive techniques. Instructs, motivates and assists patients in learning and improving activities of daily living. Supervises and directs the efforts of the Occupational Therapy Assistant, if one is assigned.

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Initial and interim assessment of the client’s level of functioning and recommends, in writing to the patient’s physician, the need for a rehabilitation program, either restorative or maintenance, goals and discharge plans.

Responsible for the establishment and ongoing evaluation of treatment programs, plan of care, goals and discharge plans for the patients as related to Occupational Therapy needs in conjunction with the physician.

Makes revisions to the plans and goals based on changes in patient status.

Implements the plan of treatment for patients admitted to the home care setting.

Completes and submits required documentation within established agency guidelines

Facilitates effective communication amongst other clinicians providing care to the patient

Assumes responsibility for Case Management functions for therapy patients, through case conferencing with therapists and ou

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WILLCARE is a family-owned, independent, proprietary, regional leader in the home health care field. And we've been doing a pretty good job...