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Occupational Therapist (part-time)

Company: Mercy Medical Center Home Health and Hospice
Location: Canton
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Agency:Mercy Medical Center Home Health and HospiceOur culture and people are what set us apart from other post-acute care providers. We're dedicated to the growth and development of our team to set them up for success. We CARE for our patients like they are our own FAMILY.Note: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), require COVID-19 vaccinations for all Medicare and Medicaid certified providers. Based on this regulation, all of our employees must be fully vaccinated or have a valid exemption.Schedule: 3 days/weekTerritory: Alliance and surrounding areas including but not limited to Sebring, Beloit, Limaville and possible needs in Canton and LouisvilleHOW YOU'LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:Care and compassion are at the heart of what you'll do as an Occupational Therapist (OT). You'll be part of an interdisciplinary team that focuses on providing compassionate quality care and producing positive outcomes for your patient population. You'll provide home-based therapy care for patients as directed by the attending physician. Interacting with patients' families while caring for your patients and experiencing the rewarding privilege to be part of every step of their recovery journey. Home care provides context and real-world perspective about what will really help patients restore their health.WHAT WE OFFER:We make it easy to do your job and have competitive financial incentives. On a pay per visit model, the more visits you make, the more you will earn! We pay mileage and have bonus opportunities. Our schedules are flexible, and you'll have the support of a whole team, from scheduling to patient admissions. Our benefits package is also competitive in the market. We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance with flexibility for you to select what works best for you. Eligible teammates will also receive paid time off, opportunity to participate in 401k, company paid life insurance and access to a robust Employee Assistance Program.HOW YOU'LL WORK:You'll provide comprehensive skilled services as ordered by the attending physician. You will educate patients and their family members and ensures the safety of the patient. You are accountable for completing accurate documentation and remaining compliant with all legal rules and regulations.MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:Plan of Care: Provide skilled occupational therapy as ordered by the attending physician. Observe, record, and report patient reactions, changes, and progress to attending physician and any appropriate agency staff. Develop an individualized OT plan of care and make adjustments as needs change.Evaluation: Evaluate the patient's level of functioning by applying diagnostic and prognostic procedures.Patient Outcomes: Use activities and home exercise programs to improve range of motion, muscle strength, and coordination through passive/active exercise and/or activity.Minimize Patient Risk: Helps decrease re-hospitalizations by teaching the patient on preventative measures and making good decisions.Family Educator/Advocate: Counsel patient and family on the disease/injury and how to manage in all phases of occupational therapy. Instruct patient and family members on proper use of equipment such as wheelchairs, braces, walkers, crutches, canes, and other prosthetic/orthotic devices.Supervision: Oversee and supervise total care of patient provided by COTA.Communication/Collaboration: Communicate with the COTA on supervisory visit results.Policies: Completes all clinical documentation following agency protocol and Medicare/Federal guidelines.Rules and Regulations: Understand and follow agency policies, procedures, rules, and regulations and communicate changes in schedule/availability to schedulers or supervisors.Operations: Attend in-service training and mandatory agency meetings.HARD & SOFT SKILLS:Compassionate communicator with a positive attitudePatience is a virtue when working with patients, families, physicians, and coworkersAttention to detail is critical, as is being observant and following directionsREQUIREMENTSOccupational Therapist with a current license in the state of employment.Minimum one-year experience as a OT in an acute care setting. Home care experience preferred.Valid driver's license and auto insurance in your name as a driverCapable of all physical demandsWe are proud to be part of the Alternate Solutions Health Network family..Alliance, OHWe'll help you put your passion for patient care to work. Apply today!This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Mercy Medical Center Home Health and Hospice, Canton , Occupational Therapist (part-time), Healthcare , Canton, Ohio

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