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PRN Occupational Therapist (OT) | Sta-Home Home Health | Louiseville

Job Description/Requirements:

As an Occupational Therapist Assistant, you will:
  • Perform patient visits. Complete all appropriate documentation using current technology and submit timely per policy and procedure.
  • Participate effectively in scheduled on-site supervisory visits, in compliance with all State and Federal regulations.
  • Contact supervising therapist and CFSS and/or Branch Manager regarding changes in patient status and request guidance when appropriate.
  • Report the potential need for add-on services to the supervising therapist.
  • Review and verify schedules weekly to ensure all scheduled visits are accurate. Ensure all scheduled procedures are documented properly and appropriately.
  • Review and update the Medication Profile each visit, monitoring patient compliance, understanding of medication regime, contraindications, and side effects, etc.
  • Provide health teaching appropriate to the patient s needs and understanding according to the plan of care.
  • Promote the patient s empowerment through self-care activities.
  • Assist supervising therapist in coordination of total patient care including interdisciplinary communication with other health care providers, office and physician.
  • Obtain continuing education to improve care by broadening knowledge of changes in health care delivery.
  • Perform selected therapy procedures and techniques of patient care in accordance with accepted standards of practice as set forth by the appropriate discipline-specific licensure authority.
  • Attend and participate in service reporting meetings and other meetings as requested.
  • Participate in planning, operation and evaluation of collaborative therapy/nursing services.
  • Ensure all issued equipment and supplies are in proper working order and in a state of cleanliness.
  • Perform valet/renew/refresh procedures at all designated times following instructions given.
  • Participate in Clinical Conference meetings.
  • Participate as needed in weekend and holiday visit coverage.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, patients and/or family concerning the needs of the patient.
  • Travel to other branch offices, parent office and/or patient s homes.
Requirements of Qualified Candidates:
  • Be a graduate of an approved OTA program and licensed in the state of Mississippi. Both prior clinical and Medicare home health experience are preferred.
  • Possess a valid state driver s license
  • Possess automobile liability insurance
  • Wear seat belt at all times while driving
  • Have dependable transportation must be kept in good working condition
  • Able to drive an automobile in all types of weather conditions
  • Currently licensed in the state of Mississippi
  • Manual dexterity to operate patient care equipment
  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment, including but not limited to computers, printers and/or copiers
  • Visual acuity to evaluate and peruse employee documentation
  • Ability to perform moderate to significant physical demands, including but not limited to, sitting, standing, walking, squatting, kneeling, bending, lifting, carrying and/or pushing, repositioning and transferring human beings.


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