Home Health Occupational Therapist
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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 4/11/2017
Mount Laurel, NJ
JOB DESCRIPTIONMORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS JOB:
Occupational Therapist for Virtua Homecare
Part time, Benefited, 20 hours/week
Provides occupational therapy examination and evaluation to determine prognosis, provide intervention, and update plan of care.
Assists manager/supervisor with clinical and operational issues. Works with manager to improve processes and utilization of rehab services.
Consults with medical, ancillary professionals and other team members/supervisors to provide optimum quality patient care and effective operations
Demonstrates comprehensive evaluation skills and interventions. This includes evaluating the effectiveness of interventions and modification of plan of care as appropriate
Maintains and completes evaluations, patient records, reports and all written documentation effectively and in a timely manner, in accordance with regulatory and department guidelines
Effectively utilizes aides and other support staff as appropriate
Effectively communicates with patient and/or family/significant other in providing education and literature in accordance with the patient's age, physical condition and cultural needs
Position Qualifications Required
Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from a program accredited by the AOTA.
Current licensure in the State of New Jersey.
For home care and early intervention staff, a valid driver's license, current automobile registration and proof of insurance.
Virtua is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, national origin or any other category protected by federal or state law