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Occupational Therapist/OT

Company: Dependable Health Services
Location: Tucson
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

URGENTLY HIRINGOccupational Therapist/OTPRN/Part-Time or Full time$7,000 sign-on bonus for full timeEastside TUCSON, AZ & surrounding areasThe flexibility that fits your life!Competitive Weekly/Pay Benefits to include PTO30-day pay guarantee for full timeDependable Home Health, Inc., is seeking an Occupational Therapist to help care for our Home Health patients in Eastside Tucson & surrounding areas. Our company is locally owned and operated since 1992 and our Mission and Vision is focusing care on our entire community, including the low-income and underserved. We would love for you to JOIN our team of compassionate caring clinicians in caring out our mission for our community. We have a successful employee referral program and an employee recognition program that is held quarterly and annually with GENEROUS BONUSES! We offer competitive weekly pay and benefits that also include pet insurance.The Occupational Therapist reports to the Clinical Manager and is responsible for the implementation of standards of care of occupational therapy services and adherence to all conditions outlined in the Service Agreement.Job Responsibilities :Evaluates the patient's functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living. Identifies equipment needs. Participated in the total plan of care.For patients who plan to return to work, the Occupational Therapist may perform work capacity evaluation and may refer to specialized vocational training by Organization policy.Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other organization professionals.May teach new skills or retrain patients in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury by Organization policy.May fabricate splints and instruct patients in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.May train patient in the use f prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.Maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the primary physician any changes in the patient's condition. Submits these records by Organization policy.Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient's care to promote coordinated, efficient care.Attends and contributes to services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by Organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients.Identifies patients and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as appropriate.Instructs patients and family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in the patient's treatment regime when indicated and appropriate.Supervises Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants according to Organization policy and state regulations.When Occupational Therapy is the only skilled service provided, supervised, and evaluates Home Health Aide every two (2) weeks.Participates in discharge planning for the patient.Qualifications:Graduate of an Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association.Registered with the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist.Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills.Strong organizational Skills.Possess and maintains current CPR certification.Posted 03/04/2022Dependable is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Dependable makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Keywords: Dependable Health Services, Tucson , Occupational Therapist/OT, Healthcare , Tucson, Arizona

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