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Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Company: Marian Regional Medical Center
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Overview Dignity Health Home Health services provide comprehensive care for patients who have recently been discharged from the hospital or homebound individuals needing professional nursing and/or rehabilitative care. Our services and specialties include: Chronic Disease Programs and Specialty Care, Largest Rehabilitation Team on the Central Coast, Largest Wound Care Team on the Central Coast, Maternal and Infant Services, Medical Social Workers, Nutritional Counseling, Pediatric & Neonatal Care & Skilled Nursing. Responsibilities Position Summary: In keeping with the Marian Regional Medical Center Hospice healthcare philosophy, the Occupational Therapist performs all phases of occupational therapy evaluation, treatment planning, treatment and documentation, and performs other tasks related to quality of care and effective department function. Performs such typical distinguishing duties as: evaluating patients; participating in the treatment program planning; administering occupational therapy modalities, procedures and tests; documenting accurate patient records and progress notes; maintaining appropriate oral or written contact with the referring physician and co-workers. Ensures a clean and safe work environment by being alert for unsafe conditions and malfunctioning equipment and using appropriate procedures for their correction; supervises aides in the participation in the overall treatment program. Assists DPCS, Hospice Supervisor, and QI Coordinator with QI as required. Performs other related duties, such as participating in all departmental functions and activities as required, including in-service education, clerical and other tasks relevant to effective department function as necessary. Qualifications Minimum Requirements:

  • State licensed Occupational Therapist with 1 year experience within the last 5 years (RG OT)
  • Graduate of an accredited school of occupational therapy (accredited jointly by AOTA and by the Council on Medical Education of the AMA)
  • Current AHA-CPR Certification (CT CPRBLS)
  • California Driver's License (CA DL)
  • Contractors will also provide proof of professional liability, annual PPD, and physical exam Preferred Requirements:
    • 2 years previous experience as an occupational therapist
    • Previous hand therapy experience
    • Completion of Hospice Orientation Program upon hiring and completing HH orientation Special Skills:
      • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and accurately; possesses goodinterpersonal skills.
      • Demonstrates basic knowledge of the principles, techniques, and procedures within the scope of their practice as an Occupational Therapist.
      • Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently.
      • Demonstrates ability to function in a team environment, collaborating with other patient-care team members, physicians, and patients and their families.
      • Ability to teach techniques and procedures of physical therapy to patients and their caregivers. Able to work with minimal supervision.Pay Range$40.66 - $58.96/hour

Keywords: Marian Regional Medical Center, Santa Maria , Occupational Therapist - Home Health, Healthcare , Santa Maria, California

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