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Occupational Therapist - Home Health York

Occupational Therapist - Home Health York

Job ID 
2017-3307
Company 
Grane Home Health - York
Location 
US-PA-York
Posted Date 
10/17/2017
Category 
Rehab Therapy
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
Master's Degree
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Unique OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST Role at Industry-Leading Home Healthcare Company

 

Full Time  - York Area

 

Grane Home Health Care, one of the leading providers of innovative, versatile home health care, seeks an inventive, experienced Occupational Therapist to join its growing team of therapeutic professionals. This role will work directly with Grane’s elderly in-home population, devising and executing cutting-edge care plans for patients. To be successful in this position, the Occupational Therapist will need to display strong compassion, knowledge, flexibility and a commitment to the agency’s unique care vision.

 

At Grane Home Health Care, our mission to provide rehabilitative care to patients so that they may independently function at the highest level they can achieve. With each patient interaction, we strive to become the leading provider of Home Health Care and Hospice Care, offering patients, families, and caregivers high satisfaction through strong clinical outcomes and our innovative approach tied to the center’s core values: devotion, honesty, dignity, and respect.

 

 

Responsibilities

Overall, the Occupational Therapist will be responsible for delivering the highest quality therapy services, in keeping with established plans of care. The focus of all treatments will be on improving patients’ self-reliance and ability to perform essential tasks in their own home environments. Core tasks include:

  • Evaluating the occupational therapy rehab needs of patients and preparing a care plan under physician’s orders
  • Maintaining a weekly schedule of patient visits, and delivering skilled therapeutic services to patients, in keeping with an established plan of care
  • Devising therapeutic activities and self-care activities designed to restore function
  • Initiating diagnostic, preventative and rehabilitative procedures based on ongoing assessments and patient evaluations
  • Identifying patient changes and emergent needs, and reporting observations/recommendations to physicians
  • Determining alternative techniques for daily living tasks and instructing patients, as needed
  • Initiating home programs for patients, families and/or in-home caregivers, including ongoing training and education, as needed
  • Making referrals to internal and external service providers, as needed
  • Carrying out billing tasks, including service- and time-based codes, RUGS, MDS rules and other necessary items
  • Discharging patients in accordance with established goals, plan of care and agency policies/procedures

Qualifications

The Occupational Therapist will be expected to demonstrate, through practice and documentation, strong knowledge of human physiology, pathology and diagnosis related to the discipline-specific aspects of ICD-9. All candidates should be graduates of an accredited baccalaureate school of occupational therapy, with a current state license to practice and registration with the American Occupational Therapy Association. Additionally, applicants should have 1-3 years’ experience as an occupational therapist in a home care setting, plus current CPR certification and a valid driver’s license. A master’s degree in occupational therapy and McKesson software experience are preferred, but not required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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