Occupational Therapist Home Health at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/22/2022

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    5/22/2022
  • Job ID:
    21043607
  • Job Family
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One
  • Paid Days Off from Day One
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Career Development
  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Day Shift

Location: This is a fieldwork (Home Health) position

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Home Care

The role you’ll contribute:

The Home Health Occupational Therapy (OT) Care Manager is a professional therapist who coordinates and directs the home care patient’s services based on individual patient needs. The OT Care Manager is responsible for independent management of the Home Health patient population requiring the use of advanced assessment, teaching and decision-making skills. The OT is responsible for ensuring that appropriate referrals to other services are made, interdisciplinary conferencing takes place regularly, and appropriate documentation is completed. Relevant knowledge and experience is consistently applied to new patient populations.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Coordinates and directs the care of a caseload of home patients requiring occupational therapy as the primary skill.  Provides comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation for that caseload as the primary Care Manager.
  • Performs an evaluation, assessing function using a method which objectively measures activities of daily living such as, but not limited to, eating, swallowing, bathing, dressing, toileting, walking, climbing stairs, using assistive devices and mental and cognitive factors, documenting the measurement results in the clinical record. Sets priorities of home care caseload adapting to the changing needs of the home care patients and families. Optimizes schedule daily to support productivity, efficiency and maintain best practice visit utilization.
  • Assesses physical, functional, psychosocial, social, spiritual, educational, developmental, cultural, cognitive status and discharge planning needs of the home care patient utilizing interview observations and physical exam techniques. Assesses the home environment for safety, infection control, and community resource needs. Reviews patient history and physical, diagnostics and laboratory data.  Reviews available information obtained by other team members. Reports abnormal items and results to the physician as appropriate and reviews with patient family.  Accurately and timely documents these assessments.
Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Minimum of one-year relevant clinical occupational therapy experience
  • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current Occupational Therapy License in State of Practice
  • Valid Driver’s License and current car insurance

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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