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OT - Occupational Therapist

Company: Providence Home Care of Florida
Location: New Port Richey
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

PRN, Flexible schedule, Competitive wages, One on One patients care, VISITS not shiftsField OT Occupational Therapist for Medicare Certified Home Health- Per Diem W2 Employee (PRN)We have an immediate need for an experienced Home Health OT to cover our West Pasco territory.Providence Home Care of Florida is an ever-growing Medicare-certified Home Health Agency. Our team has been servicing Pasco and Pinellas County since 2012. We are a veteran-owned, locally-operated business dedicated to providing the highest quality of patient care. We strive to be the home health agency that clinicians prefer to work. Care will be provided in each client's home, ensuring comfort, dignity, excellence, compassion, and respect for all our multicultural clients and their families. With the assistance of our devoted and trustworthy staff members, we strive to meet high standards by providing an unsurpassed level of care.JOB SUMMARY:An Occupational Therapist (OT) administers occupational therapy to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Director of Clinical Services/Clinical Manager.QUALIFICATIONS:* Graduate of an Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and/or certified by successfully completing the National Certification examination, or is eligible for the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.* Currently licensed in Florida two years' experience, preferred.* Must have current CPR certification, TB test, Health Statement/physically clear to work, and eligible Level 2 backgroundRESPONSIBILITIES:* Improves or minimizes residual physical disabilities of the patient.* Returns the individual to optimum and productive living within the patient's capabilities.* Periodically participates with all other home care personnel in patient care planning.* Provides prescribed occupational therapy.* Directs and supervises personnel as required.* Responsible for initial assessment, plan of care, maintenance program development and modifications and reassessments.* Performs all skilled procedures.* Consults with physicians regarding the changes in treatment.* Instructs patients/family members in-home programs and fine motor movement exercises.* An initial evaluation, including a plan of care and goals, must be completed and submitted to the physician for approval. Recertification by a physician every 60 days is necessary if further treatment is to be continued. A progress note is written each visit. A reevaluation is written when the expected duration of treatment is reached. A summary is written upon the patient's discharge.* Assists the physician in evaluating the level of function.* Helps develop the plan of care and revises as necessary.* Prepares clinical and progress notes.* Advises and consults with the family and other Agency personnel.Benefits:* One on One patient care* Working with a growing home care company where staff members are appreciated.* Flexible schedules that can help accommodate work/life balance* Independence and Autonomy* We strive to maintain an individual's preferred workload by not overstaffing or understaffing* Competitive wages

Keywords: Providence Home Care of Florida, Brandon , OT - Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , New Port Richey, Florida

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