BAYADA Home Health Care has an immediate opening for a per diem OT Occupational Therapist for the Gaithersburg, office in Maryland to perform home health visits in the Montgomery County Maryland area. This office services clients on a per visit basis in territories throughout Montgomery County in Maryland. BAYADA has a special purpose: to help people of all ages to have a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity. We believe our clients and their families deserve the highest quality of home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability - our core values. As an OT Occupational Therapist, you will assist the physician in evaluation of the level of function, perform client assessments, and plan and implement appropriate interventions, to assist clients in attaining or maintaining optimal physical wellbeing.
Each OT Occupational Therapist will:
Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories
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 nursing 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 for an OT Occupational Therapist:
A current Maryland Occupational Therapist license.
Two years of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
Graduation from an occupational therapy program accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the AMA and the AOTA, as indicated by school transcript or diploma.
Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and problem solving skills.
Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.
Medical / Dental / Prescription / Vision
Paid time off
401k with company match
A team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values.
Opportunity to develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities.
OT Occupational Therapist
External Company Name: Bayada Home Health Care
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Street: 352-A Christopher Avenue