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You Will Be Responsible For:
Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
Performs comprehensive initial evaluation on all patients assigned requiring occupational therapy.
Perform comprehensive home safety evaluation in relation to activities of daily living and communicates specific needs to the physician and the appropriate team members.
Establish a plan of care with goals based on the patientÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s current level of functioning and potential for improvement in conjunction with the patient/family/caregiver and in accordance with the physicianÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s orders .
Implement the occupational therapy assessment and care plan, continuously evaluating the patientÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s response to program and need for modification.
Report pertinent observations to attending physician; changing patient care plan as directed.
Instruct the patient and family in the total occupational therapy program; including self care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence, physical and mental functioning.
Establish household management routines.
Participate in the team process through cooperative efforts with team members in development of the patient care plan and team conferences and provide comprehensive, individualized care to assigned patients
Supervise and plan home health aide activities in absence of other health care professionals.
Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team member, patients and families.
Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.
Prepare and submits schedule daily.
Demonstrate cost-effective practices.
Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.
Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.
Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities including participation in weekend coverage and call rotation.
Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations.
Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.
Maintains current drivers license, automobile insurance and BLS.
What You Will Need:
Graduate of an occupational therapy school approved by the Council of Medical Education of the A.M.A. in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association or its equivalent.
Registered by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Minimum of (1) year of clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist in an acute or Rehab setting
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Two (2) years of Home Health Occupational Therapy
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current OT licensure within the state of FL
Valid Drivers License
Executes physicians orders and notifies physician of necessary updates or changes in a home health patients condition. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the individualized occupational therapy care provided to a patient. Responsible for the coordination of care of all assigned patients. Deliver high quality and professional occupational therapy care. Continued employment with the agency is contingent upon your ability to perform job duties as outlined in this job description.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.