JOB CODE: (360223) OT/Occupational Therapist - Home Health
LOCATION: Oregon (near Springfield)

Join a not-for-profit health system offering care to communities in Washington, Alaska, and Oregon serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In this hospital, Occupational Therapists participate in the evaluation and treatment of patients, determining plan-of-care and treatment goals appropriate to the age of the patient served.

1.Evaluates assigned patients, gathers data from a variety of sources, such as patient records, interviews, observation, and team members. - Performs initial evaluation of patient/home and applies criteria to determine if patient is a safe candidate for home care/hospice occupational therapy services.
2.Participates personally in the evaluation and treatment of patients, and establishes a treatment plan and goal for each patient.
3.Participates in staff meetings, patient care meetings, educational in-services, caregiver orientation and other professional gatherings as indicated by the manager.
4.Collaborates with other healthcare professionals as necessary to ensure smooth continuous care of the patients. Acts as liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staffs to facilitate problem solving and coordination of other services and act as an educational resource.
5.Maintains appropriate clinical records.
6.Recommends and develops new services and programs in collaboration with staff.
7.May work with OT student affiliation programs.
8.May supervise COTAs.
9.Performs other duties as assigned.


BA/BS, Masters, or doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy (OT) from an accredited college required
Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupation Therapy (NBCOT)
Certified, licensed, or registered as required by State where clinical practice is performed
At least one (1) year of experience as OT in an inpatient setting preferred
At least two (2) years of Home Health/geriatric experience preferred
Current BLS required at date of hire
General knowledge of field and ability to utilize library resource appropriately
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment
Ability to assess patients condition and exercise independent judgment
Valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance required

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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Associated topics:
cht, certified occupational therapy assistant, cota, ffs, occupational, occupational therapist, occupational therapist ot, therapist, therapist ot

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