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Occupational Therapist - Oakland / Macomb Counties - Per Diem 9/3/2016

Reverence Home Health and Hospice Auburn Hills, MI

Company
Reverence Home Health and Hospice
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
90848-en_US
AJE Ref #
576081408
Location
Auburn Hills, MI
Job Type
Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Crittenton Home Care, an Ascension Health at Home Company, has an immediate opening for an



Occupational Therapist in the Oakland/Macomb County area.











POSITION SUMMARY:



A licensed professional who provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patients care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Evaluated occupational roles and occupational performance of patients with physical, psychosocial and/or cognitive impairments. Provides intervention to deficits and elicits responses. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team







Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



* Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)

* Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs

* Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients

* Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors

* Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary

* Performs initial and ongoing clinical assessments (Agency/OASIS); evaluates sensory-motor neuromuscular, psychosocial, and cognitive-perceptual components of occupational behavior.

* Assesses physical, social, safety, and cultural components of the patient's occupational environment.

* Teaches client/family disease process and treatments needed.

* Fabricates and maintains adaptive equipment and hand splints

* Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with patients' needs and desires, including home health aide and COTA supervision

* Documents, prepares, and completes a Plan of Care, progress notes, phone orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis, including identification of therapy barriers and desired outcomes and goal setting; revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data; plans for discharge of patient

* Adhere to all company policies and procedures

* Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone's responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.







Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



* Perform other duties as assigned.











Minimum Qualifications:







Education/Licensing/Certification:



* Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy



* Current State License as an Occupational Therapist

* Valid Driver's License.



* Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination







Experience:



* Twoyears experience as an Occupational Therapist in an acute care or rehabilitation setting.







Knowledge and Skills:



* Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.

* Good interpersonal skills.

* Knowledge of durable medical equipment