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Occupational Therapist - Harnett and Lee Counties

Company: Well Care Home Health of the Triangle, Inc.
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY Works under the supervision of a Clinical Team Leader. Provides individualized patient care for patients in all developmental stages throughout the life span including: Neonates - 0-28 days, Infant - 1-12 months, Child - 1-12 years, Adolescent - 13-17 years, Adult - 18-72 years, Geriatric - 72 + years, according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines. Performs patient evaluations and treatments according to procedural guidelines for home health patients referred to Occupational Therapy. Participates in professional responsibilities such as program development, student programs, and performance improvement programs. Provides patient consultation and communicates with other professionals. This position is responsible for the occupational therapy of patients in all stages of life in their home. Performs other appropriate duties as assigned.PRIMARY JOB DUTIES 1. Assesses, interprets, plans, implements, and evaluates patients with appropriate level of skill according to the patient's age and diagnosis. 2. Assists with program development and discipline specific operations efficiently and productively. 3. Appropriately communicates information in accordance with agency policies and procedures and discipline-specific guidelines. 4. Contributes to program effectiveness. 5. Organizes and performs work effectively and efficiently. 6. Maintains and adjusts schedule to enhance agency performance. 7. Demonstrates a daily commitment to the values of the agency. 8. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations in dealing with all members of the agency. 9. Maintains and promotes customer satisfaction.10. Effectively demonstrates the mission, vision, and values of the Agency on a daily basis.JOB SPECIFICATIONS 1. Education: Graduate of Occupational Therapy program from an accredited university. 2. Licensure / Certifications: Licensure in the state in which providing services (NC/SC); CPR certification, certification by AOTA. 3. Experience: Prefer one year. 4. Essential Technical / Motor Skills: Knowledge of home health and occupational therapy procedures, ability to manipulate patient care equipment, including modalities and assistive devices; ability to properly transfer and guard patients; ability to apply other manual therapy techniques. 5. Interpersonal Skills: Ability to deal with the public, co-workers, patients, families, and physicians in a professional and positive manner. 6. Essential Physical Requirements: Requires significant locomotion, frequent lifting greater than 50# and transferring patients greater than 100#. Also repeated reaching in front of the body, bending and stooping, pushing and pulling. Occasionally requires reaching overhead, stair climbing, sitting and fine motor manipulation. 7. Essential Mental Abilities: Ability to apply rehabilitation clinical principles and use professional reasoning to develop appropriate treatment programs. Ability to prioritize duties, learn new skills and techniques in patient care. Ability to learn and use computer technology and supportive services. 8. Essential Sensory Requirements: Ability to see and communicate clearly in order to perform basic clinical techniques. 9. Exposure to Hazards: Noise, congestion, communicable disease, exposure to blood borne pathogens, patient assault, and injury resulting from improper body mechanics, uncooperative patients, families, and community hazards.10. Hours of Work: 40 hour work weeks, variable Monday-Friday, weekends and holidays as needed.11. Population Served: Adolescents, adults, geriatrics, and pediatrics.12. Must have a valid North Carolina Driver's license and an operational vehicle.

Keywords: Well Care Home Health of the Triangle, Inc., Raleigh , Occupational Therapist - Harnett and Lee Counties, Healthcare , Raleigh, North Carolina

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