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Occupational Therapist

Company: Blossom Ridge
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

One of the fastest growing companies in Sacramento is continuing to add to our team of exceptional clinicians!! Blossom Ridge Home Healthcare and Hospice is currently looking to add an additional Full-Time Occupational Therapists who will provide outstanding care for patients in the Sacramento area! This is a great opportunity to join an amazing team that offers: COMPETITIVE PAY GREAT COMPANY CULTURE 100% BENEFIT COVERAGE FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES 401K + Matching $1 for $1 matching FSA up to $1,000 Looking forward to hearing from you soon!

  • Evaluates patient's functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.).
  • Evaluates home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living. Identifies equipment needs. Participates in the development of 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 in accordance with 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 patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with organization policy.
  • May fabricate splints and instruct patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.
  • May train patient in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.
  • Maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the patient's condition. Submits these records in accordance with organization policy.
  • Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient's care to promote coordinated, efficient care.
  • Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the organization.
  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as appropriate.
  • Instructs patient's family/caregiver and other organization health care personnel in patient's treatment regime when indicated and appropriate.
  • Supervises Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants according to organization policy and state regulations.
  • When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two (2) weeks.
  • Participates in discharge planning for patient. Job Requirements: Occupational Therapist Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
    • Graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on American Occupational Therapy Association.
    • Registered with the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
    • Licensed to practice as Occupational Therapist within the state, if applicable.
    • One (1) year or more experience as a Occupational Therapist
    • Good verbal, written communication and organization skills.
    • Possesses current CPR certification.
    • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order. Preferred Qualifications
      • Two (2) years or more experience as a Occupational Therapist.
      • One (1) year or more experience as a Occupational Therapist in community or home health.

Keywords: Blossom Ridge, Sacramento , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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