Occupational Therapist (OT) - $2,500 Sign on Bonus
Company: HealthPro Heritage
Location: Yuba City
Posted on: January 4, 2022
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.Responsibilities1. 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 helping26. Maintain
the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is
expected for your position at your particular
facility/facilitiesQualifications1. 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
- 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
Internal ID: 2021-51747
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