Occupational Therapist

San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation | Peridot, AZ

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Posted Date 5/21/2020
Description

PRN - Occupational Therapist, Peridot


Requirements
At least 6 months previous clinical experience.
Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent combination of education and experience
Current State of Arizona licensure as an Occupational Therapist
Current BLS certificate or the ability to obtain within 30 days

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing a quality rehabilitation program to patients. The primary goal is to restore the patient to their normal lifestyle and/or improve the quality of life. This position may also oversee therapy services delivered by others.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (include, but not limited to the following)

Plans and implements occupational therapy programs and activities.

Interprets recommendations, interviews and assesses capacities and limitations; reviews progress reports and consults with appropriate personnel, and prepares and presents pertinent professional records and reports
Collaborates with referring providers in the placement of patient in occupational therapy work and initiates contact with appropriate individuals, allied professional and administrative personnel.
Explains, demonstrates and interprets the role and function of occupational therapy.
Works with multi-disciplinary team and physicians to plan, implements and evaluates treatment programs for Outpatient, Acute, Long-Term Care and/or Home Health patients.
Performs occupational therapy treatments and instructs patients and/or family members in proper care and techniques.
Evaluates, charts and reports patient's progress throughout the planned therapy program.
Provides occupational therapy treatments, interventions to Outpatient, acute, long-term care, home health and to contract agencies as assigned.
Formulates a complete evaluation of the impact of the disease the participation of patients in valued life roles, activities of daily living (BADL and IADL), work and leisure.
Plans treatment programs to be delivered by an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA), Home Health Aide, or Certified Nursing Assistant as indicated, and oversee the delivery of care.
Performs all other job related activities as requested

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