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Occupational Therapist- Home Health

Company: Neogen Care
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Position: Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Type: Full Time

Location: Oakland, Ca Surrounding area

Essential Functions:

  • Conducting physical and psychological assessments and developing or following a treatment plan.
  • Assessing patient home and work environments of clients and deciding what adjustments are needed.
  • Advising patients on adaptive equipment to help them with daily activities.
  • Developing physical rehabilitation programs to help patients regain lost skills.
  • Preparing patients for a return to work.
  • Educating caregivers and family members on patient care.
  • Evaluating results and progress of occupational therapy on patients.
  • Maintaining professional knowledge and technical progress in order to provide patients with the best treatment program available.
  • Complying with federal, state, and local certification requirements.
  • Evaluating patient condition regarding physical and basic mental health.
  • Other duties as directed by the physician, Clinical Manager, or personal care plan.

Required Experience:

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  • An undergraduate degree in Occupational Therapy from a university certified by the ACOTE (Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education) or AOTA (American -Occupational Therapy Association).
  • Certified by the National Board for Certification.
  • Compliant with state healthcare regulatory requirements.
  • Possess up-to-date knowledge of treatment practices and physical therapy programs.
  • Ability to take care for patients with different personalities.
  • Ability to assess patient condition and work with treatment plans.
  • A minimum of 1 year of recent Occupational Therapy experience in an institutional setting.
  • A minimum of 1 year of recent Occupational Therapy experience with a home health agency.
  • Valid/Current State of California Occupational Therapy license.
  • Current CPR/BLS certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with vehicle, in good working order, that is currently registered and insured in accordance with state and Neogen Care requirements.
  • Strong skills in observation, verbal and written communication, problem-solving, basic math, Electronic Medical Record Software (Kinnser a plus), and basic computer skills to manage email, texts, employment record self-service, etc.
  • Visual acuity and hearing to perform required skills.

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Keywords: Neogen Care, Oakland , Occupational Therapist- Home Health, Other , Oakland, California

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