Occupational Therapy Asst - PRN

Job ID
2021-201716
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Home Health and Hospice
Hours / Pay Period
2
Facility
Good Samaritan Home Care Vincennes
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Flexible PRN
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
IN-Vincennes

Overview

HAH Deaconess Home Health and Hospice

 

Deaconess Home Health has provided home care and wellness services for many years. Our innovative services and specialty programs recognize the needs of each patient and promote the highest quality of life. Our goal is to ensure all services consistently exceed quality measures and the expectations of patients and referring physicians. Deaconess Home Health’s quality care is provided through a team of registered nurses, social workers, companions, dietitians, aides and physical, occupational and speech therapists. We serve the counties of Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick, Spencer, Gibson, Pike, Daviess, Dubois, and Knox.

Responsibilities

The Occupational Therapy Assistant follows the treatment plan and assists patients in their therapeutic and occupational rehabilitation, under the direct supervision of the licensed Occupational Therapist.  

 

  • Adheres to the Corporate Compliance Program, including confidentiality of HIPAA protected health information. Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
  • Performs visits as prescribed in the physician’s plan of treatment and in compliance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Provides patient care education to patient and other caregivers.
  • Uses skills to monitor patient status, response to treatment, and care provided. Reports changes in patient condition to appropriate personnel and the attending physician.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to patient and/or caregivers needs, customs or feelings.
  • Completes and submits all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Submits appropriate and timely written documentation on all visits to the supervising Occupational Therapist for cosigning.
  • Meets with Occupational Therapist for general supervision to ensure all state specific requirements are met, including but not limited to; frequency of meetings as it pertains to years of practice, duration of the meetings; amount of face-to-face meetings required.
  • Actively participates in case conferences, summary reports and quarterly record review, in-services and special case orientations

Qualifications

  • Associates degree from an accredited school in Occupational Therapy Technology
  • Currently licensed to practice in the state serviced.
  • Must obtain and maintain current CPR Certification (all locations)
  • One year of occupational therapy experience in a clinical setting
  • Home Care experience preferred
  • Humankindness

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