HealthPRO - Heritage

Occupational Therapist (OT)--Home Health

Job Locations US-LA-Laplace
Requisition ID
2022-65758
Category (Portal Searching)
Therapy - Clinical Staff
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Regular Part-Time
Recruiter Name
Courtney Pruitt
Recruiter Email
cPruitt@healthpro-heritage.com
Recruiter Number
8284170542
Recruiting Priority Level
B

Overview

Healthpro is adding an OT to our team of Home Health clinicians in Laplace/Gramercy, LA. 

 

-Flexible Schedule

-Great Pay

-Full or Part Time positions available

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

 

Responsibilities

1.  Review available resident information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process.

2.  Conduct and document a thorough functional assessment of the resident, utilizing standardized procedures. Assessment of home/vocational and equipment needs.

3.  Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on resident needs and containing achievable functional goals.

4.  Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines and consistently maintain timely and accurate departmental records.

5.  Enter a progress note in the resident record following each treatment session.

6.  Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process.

7.  Document the course of treatment in a clear, concise discharge summary utilizing a prescribed format.

8.  Instruct Assistants in treatment procedures to be utilized and provide close supervision while such staff members are working with residents.

9.  Orient residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform residents of any potential risk during any procedure.

10. Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident's use of functional abilities.

11. Establish and instruct resident and family/other caregiver in exercises and therapeutic procedures to be continued following discharge.

12. Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources.

13. Attend and participate or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problem or needs.

14. Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required.

15. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

16. Participate in the quality improvement process by responding appropriately to results of medical record audits, resident/referral source satisfaction surveys, safety activities and regulatory requirements.

17. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.

18. Provide input to the Rehabilitation Manager on clinical performance of assistants as requested and appropriate.

19. Promote the programs and services of Heritage Healthcare through formal and informal interactions with the community.

20. Adhere to company and facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

21. Perform other duties as assigned and required to provide quality care to residents.

22. Understands reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

23. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination Policy and third party reimbursement guidelines.

24. Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; project a professional image to foster confidence in the Rehab Program.

25. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping

26. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities

Qualifications

1.  Bachelor/Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.

2.  Current license/certification in the state of practice.

 

Recruiter : Email Address

cpruitt@healthpro-heritage.com

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