NOW HIRING! Part-Time Occupational Therapist in Burbank, CA
26th March, 2021
Job Type: Direct
Occupational Therapist (Part-Time/Day Shift).
We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who will provide home health occupational therapy within the Occupational Therapy Professional Scope of Practice, to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury; assists the patient in reaching maximum ability within the limits of his/her capabilities and the disease process.
In this position you will:
Evaluation of Patients: Complete evaluation of patient in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation and within the Occupational Therapy Professional Scope of Practice. Assist the physician in evaluating level of function and in developing the plan of care. Evaluate the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations
Treatment of Patients:
Carry out patient care in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation, and within the Occupational Therapy Professional Scope of Practice as ordered by the attending physician, dentist or podiatrist
Reassessment of Patients: Complete reassessment of patient in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation and within the Occupational Therapy Professional Scope of Practice. Assist the physician in updating the plan of treatment
Provide Continuity of Care: Ensure appropriate planning for patient discharge and referral to other services according to agency policy and in compliance with law and regulation. Advise, consult and, when appropriate, instruct family and other agency personnel in patient’s therapy programs
Communicate with Rehabilitation Coordinator and other health care professionals caring for the patient to ensure uninterrupted patient care. Observe records and report information on the patient’s condition to the attending physician and in the patient’s health record
Coordinate: Attend patient care conferences to ensure coordination of the patients care with other disciplines caring for the patient
Supervise Home Health Aide when assigned
Document all patient care according to agency policy
Ensure confidentiality of all patient information
Assume responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and practice. This includes maintaining current licensure and completing all required in-service education
Attend all assigned staff development activities for department including a minimum attendance of 75% at all scheduled work time staff meetings
Participate in/conducts in-service education, as requested
Participate as requested in agency Improving Organizational Performance activities
Promote use of the agency C.A.R.E. methodology in problem solving
Follow Core Value for being Financial Prudent
Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy, from an institution accredited by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
Current California Licensure as an Occupational Therapist required.
Requires a valid driver’s license with no excessive violations or accidents.
Requires maintaining the minimum state requirements for auto insurance.
1 year Experience in acute care, rehabilitation, or home care.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy, from an institution accredited by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.