Home Health Occupational Therapist

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Opportunity for Per-Diem or Full-Time Home Health Occupational Therapist in Phoenix, AZ

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who has a passion for delivering exceptional Occupational Therapy services.

  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Conducts assessments, diagnostic tests, skilled treatments, and ongoing evaluations for clients under a medically approved Plan of Care.
      • a. Completes assessments promptly and following Agency guidelines.
      • b. Develops treatment programs and establishes goals for improved functionality.
      • c. Communicates assessment findings and goals to assist in creating client care plans and obtains necessary physician orders.
      • d. Records all findings, plans, interventions, and client progress on designated forms as per Agency guidelines.
      • e. Shares plans and changes with physicians, nursing Case Managers, and other Agency staff through care plans, progress notes, and participation in care conferences.
    2. Provides guidance and instruction to clients regarding therapeutic self-care and activities to enhance independence, physical and cognitive functioning.
    3. Advises, consults, and teaches appropriate treatment procedures and supportive activities to clients, family members, and other Agency staff.
    4. Designs and/or orders necessary adaptive/assistive devices and/or splints to promote optimal functionality.
    5. Provides instruction to clients and their families on the specific program designed for them.
    6. Adheres to Agency policies, procedures, and professional and community standards.
      • a. Delivers services in compliance with applicable state, federal, and JCAHO standards.
      • b. Attends meetings and required educational programs.
      • c. Assumes responsibility for personal and professional development, identifying learning/development needs to supervisor.
    7. Attends care conferences, initiates interdisciplinary referrals, and collaborates in care coordination as necessary.
    8. Contributes to the Clinical Record Review Committee.
    9. Performs other relevant duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum, jointly accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association; or eligible for the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Current registration or license required by state(s) of practice.
  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience in a healthcare facility or equivalent.
  • CPR certification.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state/Agency requirements. Proven safe driving record and reliable transportation.
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