Company: Interim HealthCare
Posted on: November 16, 2021
Interim HealthCare -is seeking a - -Per-Diem Home Care
Occupational Therapist (OT) -. -We are proud to be able to offer
the opportunity that you deserve on a flexible schedule. Interim
-HealthCare has been around for over 50 years, and our mission is
simple, "We Improve People's Lives". -Job Benefits:
- Create your own schedule of when and where you want to
- Weekend, weekday and evening opportunities
- Weekly pay with direct deposit
- Multiple locations based on preference.
- Competitive hourly rates -
- Flexible Assignment to fit your Needs
- Employee Appreciation Program
- Continuing Education -
- Bonus programInterim HealthCarer is America's leading provider
of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing. We offer one of the
most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the
industry ranging from per diem to full-time.If you're looking for a
stable career opportunity, look no further. We offer the security
of working for an established company. Nationally, Interim
HealthCare has been providing great jobs to great people for over
50 years and there are more than 300 offices across the country.
That kind of stability combined with our commitment to integrity
makes us your perfect career partner. -General Purpose:Occupational
therapy is provided for the purpose of treating physical
impairments, functional limitations, disabilities and/or changes in
physical function associated with a patient's health status. - The
treatment and intervention provided is in accordance with the
patient's plan of care, accepted professional standards of
occupational therapy practice, applicable law and regulation, as
well as Interim HealthCare policies, procedures and clinical
- Assist the physician or other licensed practitioner in
evaluating the level of patient function and performance and
equipment needs, as well as in developing the resulting plan of
care/treatment including appropriate long term treatment goals,
selection of interventions, and the intensity, frequency and
duration of services to meet the needs of an individual
- Completes initial and ongoing comprehensive assessments at
appropriate time points as assigned.
- Provide interventions and therapeutic treatment in accordance
with the physician certified plan of care and occupational therapy
professional standards of practice.
- Select and teach task-oriented therapeutic activities designed
to restore physical function, and sensory-integrative
- Teach compensatory technique to improve the level of
independence in the activities of daily living (ADLs).
- Design, fabricate and fit self-help devices.
- Regularly assess changes in the patient's status since the last
visit/treatment day, and determine whether the planned services
should be modified, performing a re-evaluation and obtaining
revision orders from the physician as indicated.
- Advise and consult with the family and/or other caregivers to
promote patient progress toward mutually agreed upon goals and
planning for discharge.
- Participate in educating the patient and the family, and other
caregivers to promote patient progress toward mutually established
- Actively communicate with other members of the
interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary healthcare team providing
care to the patient to promote coordination of care.
- Prepare and submit timely, legible, relevant and sufficient
documentation - whether written or electronic - of treatment and
skilled intervention provided and client and family's response to
interventions, as well as appropriate reports of a patient's
progress toward goals in accordance with professional standards of
practice, policy and procedures, and payor requirements.
- Participate in quality and performance improvement
- Participates in in-services or training, as requested.
- Able to perform CPR, per organization-specific policy.
- Supervise professional and paraprofessional staff, including
occupational therapy assistants, as assigned.
- Read and interpret technical instructions related to the care
of the patient and use of equipment in providing treatment.
- Visually and aurally observe and assess the patient.
- Perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks to
effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient needs and
- Provide proof of valid driver's license, as per
- Provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if
assignment(s) include driving own vehicle to transport patient per
- Travel within geographic area serviced by the home care or
- Complete other assignments as requested and assigned.
- Meet the health requirements to provide patient care per
applicable law or regulation.
- Access, use and disclosure of personal health information
("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities
and as defined by each organization.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Meets applicable state and federal health screening
- Pass federal and state required criminal and abuse background
checks where required.
- Verification of employment eligibility (I-9) in accordance with
local, state, and federal law and regulations.Working Conditions &
Physical Effort: -
- Work is normally performed in a residence, aggregate living
facility, school or occupational setting.
- Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous
materials and situations that require following extensive safety
precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
- Able to effectively communicate with all levels of the
workforce, both clinical and non-clinical.
- Ability to visually and auditorialy observe and assess the
- Ability to work flexible schedule and/or evening hours, as
- Heavy physical activity that may require lifting, carrying,
pushing or pulling over 50 lbs., and physically stretching,
bending, and stooping.
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