Occupational Therapist, OT

Bayada Home Health Care Avondale , AZ 85392

Posted 2 weeks ago

OT, Occupational Therapist, Senior Living Communities

Be a part of our continued growth in the Glendale area, Join our Senior Living Team!

BAYADA Senior Living is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist, OT, for a Per Diem opportunity performing skilled visits in designated senior living communities in the East Valley/ Scottsdale. The foundation of the program is exceptional clinical care and relationship management as BAYADA clinicians become a true health-care partner in the senior living communities. Communities include assisted living, independent living, senior congregate living, 55+ communities, and intermediate care facilities for clients with intellectual disabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Make home visits to clients in designated senior living communities.

  • Typical clinical case loads are for 30 points of care per week, or the equivalent of 30 hours of one-on-one clinical time in a 40 hour work week.

  • Perform thorough evaluations of patients' functional status, including muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, and ADL and IADL performance.

  • Assess cognitive, psychological, and motor aspects of performance, and develop individualized intervention plans to achieve favorable outcomes.

  • Evaluate home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living.

  • Identify equipment needs and environmental adaptations, resulting in enhanced outcomes for clients.

  • Continually assess and revise the occupational therapy care plan, and participate with BAYADA clinicians in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.

  • Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety, and independent living.

  • Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.

Qualifications

Our employees are our greatest asset

  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values

  • Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities

  • Advance your career with specially designed career tracks

  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability

EOE

Posted Date11/1/2018


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Occupational Therapist, OT

Bayada Home Health Care