LynchburgRecruiter
the smart solution for Lynchburg jobs

Occupational Therapist (OT)

Company: HealthPro Heritage Rehabilitation
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Job Description:

Overview At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company. The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats residents in accordance with orders of the physician through the use of therapeutic procedures and assistive devices intended to maximize functional potentials in all areas of a resident's life. The Occupational Therapist participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of Occupational Therapy. Responsibilities 1. Review available resident information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process. 2. Conduct and document a thorough functional assessment of the resident, utilizing standardized procedures. Assessment of home/vocational and equipment needs. 3. Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on resident needs and containing achievable functional goals. 4. Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines and consistently maintain timely and accurate departmental records. 5. Enter a progress note in the resident record following each treatment session. 6. Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process. 7. Document the course of treatment in a clear, concise discharge summary utilizing a prescribed format. 8. Instruct Assistants in treatment procedures to be utilized and provide close supervision while such staff members are working with residents. 9. Orient residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform residents of any potential risk during any procedure. 10. Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident's use of functional abilities. 11. Establish and instruct resident and family/other caregiver in exercises and therapeutic procedures to be continued following discharge. 12. Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources. 13. Attend and participate or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problem or needs. 14. Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required. 15. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency. 16. Participate in the quality improvement process by responding appropriately to results of medical record audits, resident/referral source satisfaction surveys, safety activities and regulatory requirements. 17. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare's regulatory and professional standards and guidelines. 18. Provide input to the Rehabilitation Manager on clinical performance of assistants as requested and appropriate. 19. Promote the programs and services of Heritage Healthcare through formal and informal interactions with the community. 20. Adhere to company and facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs. 21. Perform other duties as assigned and required to provide quality care to residents. 22. Understands reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination. 23. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination Policy and third party reimbursement guidelines. 24. Support the company's commitment to Compassionate Care; project a professional image to foster confidence in the Rehab Program. 25. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping 26. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities Qualifications 1. Bachelor/Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. 2. Current license/certification in the state of practice. 3. Prefer supervision, training and/or experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility. 4. Certification, if applicable, and demonstrated competency in identified areas of specialization. 5. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. 6. Demonstrated ability to assess resident needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care. 7. Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements. 8. Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods: --- Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially for prolonged periods of time --- Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force - push or pull force up to 35 lbs. --- Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object laterally, from position to position-Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently. May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift --- Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time. --- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body --- Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces Recruiter : Email Address ctorreshealthpro-heritage.com

Keywords: HealthPro Heritage Rehabilitation, Lynchburg , Occupational Therapist (OT), Healthcare , Lynchburg, Virginia

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


CVOR Registered Nurse opening in Durham, NC - $2,048/week (84877)
Description: Stability Healthcare was founded in 2009, with the mission of creating a
Company: stability healthcare
Location: Durham
Posted on: 11/21/2018

CVOR Registered Nurse opening in Durham, NC - $1,832/week (84546)
Description: Stability Healthcare was founded in 2009, with the mission of creating a
Company: stability healthcare
Location: Durham
Posted on: 11/21/2018

RN-PACU Travel Nurse Opportunity in Durham, NC))
Description: We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated PACU Registered Nurse to join our growing team of nursing
Company: RNnetwork
Location: Durham
Posted on: 11/21/2018


Stepdown
Description: Teaching Hospital
Company: Operis Workforce
Location: Durham
Posted on: 11/21/2018

Health Benefits Consultant at Home
Description: Remote Positions Available - Flexible Hours. Seeking upbeat and motivated individuals to join our
Company: TQS
Location: Durham
Posted on: 11/21/2018

CNA needed in Durham NC
Description: Allcare Home Health Agency is looking for the very best caring, compassionate caregivers to become part of our team. If
Company: Allcare Home Health Agency
Location: Durham
Posted on: 11/21/2018

RELOCATION OPPORTUNITY: RN - Surgical: Winston-Salem, NC
Description: Overview Novant Health is an integrated system of physician practices, hospitals, outpatient centers, and more - each element committed to delivering a remarkable healthcare experience for patients and (more...)
Company: Novant Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: 11/21/2018

Medical Transcription
Description: Medical Transcription We have a few openings for full-time HIM MTs on the 2nd and 3rd shifts. These positions would be Monday through Friday and would work every 3rd weekend both Saturday and Sunday (more...)
Company: Mommy Jobs Online
Location: Durham
Posted on: 11/21/2018

Infectious Disease Physicians, Come To The Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains NC
Description: We have a hospital in Hickory looking BC/BE infectious disease physician to provide both inpatient and outpatient care. You will will join another
Company: Medical On Demand
Location: Durham
Posted on: 11/21/2018

RN - Registered Nurse - Emergency Department
Description: TRAVEL REGISTERED NURSE RN - Intensive Care Unit br br CareerStaff Travel Nursing is looking for highly skilled ICU Intensive Care Unit Nurses for travel RN contract opportunities in Durham, NC. (more...)
Company: TravelCare USA
Location: Durham
Posted on: 11/21/2018

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Virginia jobs by following @recnetVA on Twitter!

Lynchburg RSS job feeds