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Occupational Therapist

Company: Care One Enterprise
Location: Lowell
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Great new Career Opportunity in Home Care!Now Hiring - Occupational Therapist - LowellHours:The Occupational Therapist is responsible for, but not limited to:Greets customers in a friendly and welcoming manner. Creates a positive first impression. Smiles, projects a positive attitude.Through the continuous improvement of standards of practice and by providing a safe and secure environment the customer will be assured a sense of safety and well-being, free from risk and harm.Contributes to the effectiveness of the department/unit by remaining within the acceptable standard of the Agency's Attendance/Tardiness Control Policy.Assumes responsibility for a patient caseload, demonstrating clinical expertise with specific diagnosis which include functional disorders such as ADL and self-care deficits.Occupational therapy includes providing assessment, treatment and intervention to patients with performance dysfunction or potential for dysfunction in areas of activities of daily living.Provides consultation and counseling to patients, as well as families, caregivers and other service providers related to the dysfunction. Establishes household management routines to assist in improving independence and physical functioning.Provision of services relates to evaluating the patients level of function and performance components. Instructs in the use of ADL, adaptive equipment, orthotic and assistive devices.Evaluate treatment outcomes to assess effectiveness. Coordinating the transition of a patient to facilitate or prepare for change from one functional level to another. Coordinators discharge and identifies need for post discharge plan.Documents plan of care and all services provided. Maintains patient records according to Agency policy.Education:Master's Degree in Occupational TherapyProfessional Experience:Current Occupational Therapist Certification in the state of New Jersey3+ years experience in Home Health, Acute Care setting or Rehabilitation Facility

Keywords: Care One Enterprise, Lowell , Occupational Therapist, Other , Lowell, Massachusetts

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