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Occupational Therapist

Company: Bitflow Innovative Group
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary
-- An Occupational Therapist (OT) provides occupational therapy treatment to participants as directed by the physician orders. All participant care provided is in accordance with applicable Client policies and state regulations.
-- Physical attendance at an client facility and/or an participant home is essential to performing the job duties.
Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities
Functional Category: Client/Participant Care
-- Estimated Percent of time Spent - 100%
-- Provides clinical occupational therapy evaluation and treatment on an acute, restorative and maintenance level to program participants.
-- Assesses condition, creates a treatment plan and discusses implementation of therapy with participant or caretaker(s).
-- Integrates occupational therapy treatment plan in the team Plan of Care (POC).
-- Assists in the ordering, inventory, distribution and maintenance of durable medical equipment for participants.
-- Educates participants and family members in proper care and use of various supports and exercise programs in addition to the use of durable medical equipment (DME).
-- Administers treatment program per referral from assessments from the interdisciplinary team (IDT)
-- Instructs family members, caregivers and staff in methods to maximize safety and functional abilities in performing Activities of Daily Living (ADL) with documentation in medical record notes.
-- Evaluates charts and reports on participant's progress to appropriate staff.
-- Documents occupational therapy services provided and performs department record-keeping in keeping within documentation requirements.
-- Performs data collection, prepares reports and maintains any necessary participant statistics.
-- Assists in recommending policies and procedures in the area of occupational therapy.
-- Assists the physician or intermediate care provider in evaluating level of function, helps develop the plan of care and revise as necessary.
-- Participates in in-service programs and presents in-service programs as assigned.
-- Participates with all other health care personnel in patient care planning.
-- Performs all skilled occupational therapy procedures as ordered by physician.
-- Writes reports to physicians regarding patient's progress.
-- Attends all staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.
-- Completes a discharge summary upon completion of therapy services.
-- Prepares and submits patient evaluations, clinical and progress notes in a timely manner as outlined in Agency policy.
-- Immediately reports any patient incidents/variances or complaints.
-- Participates in peer review and QM activities as requested.
-- Participates in utilization review of medical records as assigned.
-- Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.
-- Reports all incomplete work assignments to appropriate member of clinical management staff
-- Work in collaboration with nursing home and assisted living staff regarding the occupational therapy needs of participants who are their residents.
-- Conduct and participates in clinic educational programs.
-- Performs data collection, prepares reports and maintains any necessary participant statistics.
-- Maintains therapy department in a clean and orderly manner and oversees the maintenance of therapy equipment.
-- Maintains the quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control programs
-- Participates within the interdisciplinary team in the formulation of Plans of Care for PACE program participants, as well as in other interdisciplinary team settings that plan, coordinate and monitor the care of PACE program participants.
-- Performs other duties as assigned.
Travel Requirements
-- Travel may be required.
-- Overnight travel may include local or out of state.
Relocation
-- Must be open to relocation based on business necessity
Qualifications
-- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
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-- REQUIRED
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-- Education
-- ---High School Diploma or GED
-- ---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 (AOTA)

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation
-- National Certification by the American Occupational Therapy Association or eligible for National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
-- Registration with state in which practicing.
-- Work Experience and Qualifications
-- A minimum of one year experience working with the frail or elderly is required.
PREFERRED
-- Work Experience and Qualifications
-- Two (2) years' experience, preferred.
-- A minimum of one year of general occupational therapy experience in a geriatric setting is preferred.
-- Bi-lingual-Spanish, Russian, Punjabi or Hmong Preferred
Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required
-- Computer Skills
-- Must be computer proficient and possess experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
-- Must be able to quickly learn specific software and new applications.
Mathematical/Financial Skills
-- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
-- Able to analyze data and statistics and draw reasonable conclusions and compile accurate reports.
-- Experience with P/L and developing and managing budgets.
Language Skills
-- Ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations and other documents.
-- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively and tactfully present information to, and communicate with, co-workers, employees, and others.
-- Possess exceptional English written and verbal communication skills, including accurate grammar and business correspondence knowledge.
-- Ability to read and write memos, reports, and correspondence that conform to prescribed style and format.
-- Reasoning Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Other Skills and Abilities
-- Able to establish and maintain cooperative and positive working relationships.
-- Organized, detail-oriented, diplomatic, proactive, self-motivated, dependable, and driven by excellence.
-- Even-tempered and able to balance multiple tasks in accordance with changing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
-- Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Client's Service Standards Requirements
Safety
-- Safety- Maintains a safe work place. Reports all unsafe work conditions to supervisor and/or Safety & Loss Control Manager and works in conjunction with supervisor, Safety & Loss Control Manager, and staff to correct unsafe work conditions. Follows and enforces all safety policies.
-- Accountability
-- Commitment - Commits to his/her job and to the success of the company. Continuously puts forth the effort to achieve goals and continuous quality improvement. Degree to which employee goes the extra step to ensure job/task completion. Takes initiative to offer ideas to improve processes or results.
-- Customer Service - Embraces the organization's commitment to internal and external customer service and demonstrates a customer-centric approach when interacting with co-workers, participants, clients, and all other business contacts.
-- Confidentiality - Maintains confidentiality of employee, participant, and client data/information, and any other sensitive organization information as appropriate.
-- Integrity
-- Adherence to Company Policy - Follows and enforces guidelines as established by policies. Conforms to company and job standards and requirements. Shows respect for others. Acts in the best interests of the company at all times. Serves as an example for others. Conducts business in an ethical fashion.
-- Reliability - Completes responsibilities with minimal direct supervision. Follows through with assigned jobs and tasks all the way through completion. Puts forth the effort to achieve goals and objectives under varying circumstances.

Quality
-- Quantity of Work / Productivity - Produces at a high volume. Always puts forth the effort to maximize productivity. Meets or exceeds established work deadlines. Engages in a productive work effort whenever possible. Meets goals and objectives.
-- Quality of Work - Produces work that is accurate and reliable. Accomplishes work quickly and efficiently. Works in a thorough and organized manner while minimizing downtime. Results are consistently within acceptable quality standards.
-- Job Knowledge - Demonstrates a thorough understanding of his/her job processes and procedures..... click apply for full job details

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