Occupational Therapist- Home Health
Occupational Therapist- Home Health Req 3551 Home Health, Clinton, MD - Clinton, MD

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Responsibilites:
  • Evaluates clients deriving pertinent information form the client record and initial evaluation visit.
  • Identifies client problems from initial visit and clinical records.
  • Plans treatment basing program in referral recommendations and evaluates findings.
  • Skillfully provides treatment to clients by observing precautions and contraindications, and making changes as needed.
  • Teaches client and/ or family to facilitate independence.
  • Suggests devices, as appropriate. Procures order for those requiring physician’s approval. Records evaluation findings, treatment plan with goals, clinical notes, and discharge summaries in client record using a problem oriented approach.
  • Schedules clients to allow for treatment and personal attention.
  • Discuss clinical problems with the physician and other team members.
  • Participates in scheduled team conferences when relevant to clients.
  • Refers clients to other services, when appropriate.
  • Supervises, instructs, and follows through home health aide and/ or care giver of occupational therapy treatment procedures.
  • Arrange for medical supplies, adaptive equipment and prosthetics, as necessary.
  • Confers with the billing staff on insurance.
  • Communicates in an informative manner, adapted to the appropriate level of comprehension with; client and/ or family, home health personnel, physicians, and other services and/ or facilities.
  • Submits plan of treatment information for each patient within 48 hours of initial visit.
Qualifications
  • OT Licensure for the State of Maryland
  • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum or be eligible for the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Minimum of one year occupational therapy experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care primarily to the geriatric population, and to a lesser degree, the pediatric and adult population.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • Reliable transportation, and valid state driver’s license and automobile insurance.
  • Current CPR certification.

Resumes can be forwarded to Karen.M.Truitt@medstar.net

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