Home Health VNA

Occupational Therapist

US-MA-Lawrence
Department
VNA - Peabody (N. Shore area)
Job ID
2017-2008
# of Openings
1
Hours (posting)
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per Week
40
Shift
Days
Schedule From:
8:00 AM
Schedule To:
4:30 PM

Overview

Follow Your Passion, Make An Impact In Your Community, Love The Work You Do...

 

The Occupational Therapist (OT) provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to members of the community who need these services.  This position will allow you to utilize and develop your skills in case management, falls prevention, specialty equipment ordering, wound care and more. 

  

Responsibilities

  • Performs a comprehensive assessment including physiological, psychological and environmental factors.  Utilizes appropriate techniques and materials.
  • Encourages and promotes patient/family independence.
  • Develops, evaluates and revises patient care goals in conjunction with the patient and family.
  • Coordinates goal directed, cost effective care for primary resources to deliver comprehensive individualized care. 
  • Communicates with MD, family and interdisciplinary care providers to clarify care and increase awareness of significant changes in conditionin a timely manner. 
  • Maintains effective working relationshipswith patients/families, referral sources, physicians, community resources and insurance representatives. 
  • Provide patient and family with appropriate information and materials necessary to support the learning process, i.e. home exercise program sheets and instruction sheets.  Document teaching and learner response to teachings.

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an approved school of occupational therapy. 
  • At least one year of experience as a registered therapist (OT) in a rehabilitation or acute care setting. 
  • Ability to work independently, to be self-motivated and well organized.

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