Occupational Therapist

Reverence Home Health & Hospice, an Ascension at Home company, has an immediate need for a PRN Occupational Therapist in the Detroit Area.
A licensed professional who provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patients care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Evaluated occupational roles and occupational performance of patients with physical, psychosocial and/or cognitive impairments. Provides intervention to deficits and elicits responses. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
Performs initial and ongoing clinical assessments (Agency/OASIS); evaluates sensory-motor neuromuscular, psychosocial, and cognitive-perceptual components of occupational behavior.
Assesses physical, social, safety, and cultural components of the patient's occupational environment.
Teaches client/family disease process and treatments needed.
Fabricates and maintains adaptive equipment and hand splints
Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with patients' needs and desires, including home health aide and COTA supervision
Documents, prepares, and completes a Plan of Care, progress notes, phone orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis, including identification of therapy barriers and desired outcomes and goal setting; revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data; plans for discharge of patient
Adhere to all company policies and procedures
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Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
Current State License as an Occupational Therapist
Valid Driver's License.
Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination
Two years' experience as an Occupational Therapist in an acute care or rehabilitation setting.
Knowledge and Skills:
Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
Good interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of durable medical equipment

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