Occupational Therapist (OT)
Company: ProHealth Home Care Inc
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Currently hiring for a Occupational Therapist for Alameda
County, CA with multiple openings.
Flexible Schedule - schedule your own visits
Prohealth has 4 office locations servicing the Santa Clara, Contra
Costa, Alameda, San Joaquin, and Sacramento area.
Prohealth Home Care is seeking an empathetic Occupational Therapist
(OT) who will aim to make a positive difference in our community.
Our focus is to provide skilled and dignified care in the comforts
of their home while providing emotional support to our patients and
their families. About the Company Prohealth is a locally owned Home
Health, Hospice & Palliative Care agency with 4 locations serving
over 12 counties in Northern California. We maintain an average
daily census of over 1800 patients. Being an industry leader for
over 15 years, we pride ourselves in providing exceptional clinical
care with compassion to our patients. Our patient focused care
model provides personalized care, ranging from nursing, physical
therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and even registered
dietitian. For more information visit our website
(http://www.prohealthhomecare.com) or to join our family oriented
team with excellent growth opportunities & career advancement, call
or email (hr@prohealthhomecare . com) Occupational Therapist
Healthcare Plans (Medical, Vision and Dental)
Flexible Spending Account
Educational Assistance (Tuition Reimbursement)
Generous Paid vacation, Sick time and Holiday pay
Occupational Therapist Job Description Summary: The occupational
therapist contracted through the organization is responsible for
the implementation of standards of care for occupational therapy
services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the
Service Agreement. Occupational Therapist Job Responsibilities:
Evaluates the 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 a treatment program and establishes goals for improved
function. Communicates plan of care to referring physicians and
other Organization professionals.
May teach new skills or re-train 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
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 inservices, case conferences, and other
meetings as required by Organization policy to ensure coordinated
and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the
Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health
services and refers as appropriate.
Instructs the patient's family/caregiver and other Organization
health care personnel in the 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 patients.
Occupational Therapist 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
Registered with the National Registration Examination of the
American Occupational Therapy Association.
Two years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist.
Current BLS/CPR certification
Valid CA Driver's license
Apply Today!!FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time and/or
Part-TimeLOCATION: Oakland, CAEOE STATEMENT: We are an equal
employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
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