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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Occupational Therapist - Home Health in Pomona, California

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist for Home Health Direct at Home Health Network.

Location: Pomona, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: Pay Per Visit Employee

Job Summary:

The Occupational Therapist evaluates ability of the patient to perform daily living skills safely in the home, develops a plan of care with physician orders to improve or restore functional daily living skills, minimize disability, perform and train in treatments to improve ADL/IADLs, application or training in the use of orthotic devices, and environmental modifications.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes a comprehensive assessment/evaluation of the patients’ functional daily living skills, safety and effectiveness of the patients’ environment at specific time-points as defined by regulation and agency policy, accurately and timely. May do OASIS, if indicated.

  • Creates a plan of care including specific orders, diagnosis, goals, discharge plans and projection of visits in consultation with the physician.

  • Documents the complete assessment and plan of care in the EHR documents and synchronizes by 10:00 AM the following day.

  • Performs occupational therapy interventions, treatments and patient education according to the Plan of Care, evaluates outcomes and reassess patient’s functional needs and adjusts plan of care as necessary.

  • Designs home exercise program, instructing patients, families and care givers in home exercise program; recommending and providing assistive equipment, as needed.

  • Practices infection control and universal precautions for self and others in patient care activities.

  • Advocates for quality patient outcomes communicating with authorization nurse and community vendors in a timely manner.

  • Contributes to patient care conferences in order to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's care.

  • Maintains patient rights and dignity.

  • Meets the productivity standards of the organization.

Skills:

  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Ability to prioritize and critically think.

  • Understanding of computer software and can easily adapt to computer programs.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.

  • Time management.

  • Flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations; participates as a team player to support the team and Agency needs.

  • Demonstrate Values based customer service skills.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current Occupational Therapy license in State of California.

  • Basic Life Support certification.

  • California driver's license.

  • Proof of current auto liability insurance.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Home Health experience.

  • 1 year experience as an Occupational Therapist.

Providence Home Care is a trusted leader in home health, hospice and infusion pharmacy, helping clients throughout Orange County, Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire receive the quality care they need in the comfort of their home. We are guided by our core values of compassion, dignity, justice, excellence and integrity in everything we do, and dedicated to restoring the health and well-being of clients and families at all stages of life's journey.

Providence Home Care provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence Home Care complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: SJH Home Health Network

Category: Occupational Therapy

Req ID: R344095

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