Occupational Therapist - Stonerise At Home

Stonerise At Home New Martinsville , WV 26155

Posted 2 months ago

Occupational Therapist for New Martinsville area

At Stonerise at Home, our mission goes beyond compassion and improving care. We strive to enrich the lives of those with whom we work and serve through our principles, passion, and purpose.

Stonerise at Home is currently hiring for an Occupational Therapist. This position is responsible for assessments, treatments and clinical recommendations of patients with functional impairment and activities of daily living (ADLs) deficits according to physician's orders, scope of practice and bylaws from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

Join us and benefit from the Stonerise difference. Our core values make us unlike any other employer. If you want to be part of a family-like team who feels as passionately about serving fellow members of your community as you do, join us!

In addition to competitive wages, you'll benefit from:

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Paid vacation

  • Health insurance

  • 401(k) matching contributions

  • And more!

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates patient's functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.).

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

  • Identifies equipment needs.

  • Participates in the development of the total plan of care.

  • For patients who plan to return to work, the occupational therapist may perform work capacity evaluation and may refer to specialized vocational training in accordance with Organization policy.

  • Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function.

  • Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other Organization professionals.

  • May teach new skills or retrain patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with Organization policy.

  • May fabricate splints and instruct patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.

  • May train patient in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.

  • Maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the patient's condition. Submits these records in accordance with Organization policy.

  • Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient's care to promote coordinated, efficient care.

  • Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by Organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the Organization.

  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as appropriate.

  • Instructs patient's family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in patient's treatment regime when indicated and appropriate.

  • Supervises certified occupational therapy assistants according to organization policy and state regulations.

  • When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two (2) weeks.

  • Participates in discharge planning for patient.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association.

  • Registered with the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

  • Two years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist preferred but not required.

  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.

  • Possess and maintains current CPR Certification.

  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

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