Southland Home Health
Occupational Therapist (OT) - Scottsdale
Provide skilled therapy intervention and treatment to patients in the home setting. This care includes appropriate utilization of treatment plans and assessment skills. Careful monitoring of the patient’s status and progress toward goals as well as compliance with physician’s orders. Responsible for educating patients and caregivers while preparing the patient/caregiver for discharge as appropriate.
Graduate of an Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Licensed as an Occupational Therapist.
Meets all agency clinical requirements
The person in this position must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
Implement occupational therapy services in accordance with physician’s plan of treatment. *
Assist the physician in the evaluation and assessment of the client’s level of
functioning by applying appropriate tests and assist in the development and revision of the plan of care. *
Treat the client through use of therapeutic activities designed to restore function and self care activities for improving function. *
Observe, record and report the clients’ reaction to treatment and any changes in the clients’ condition to the physician, Director of Nurses and Case Manager. *
Educate client/caregiver and health care team in the phases of occupational therapy in which they may assist the client, in the use of adaptive devices, and durable medical equipment, as appropriate. *
Assess and regularly re-evaluate the needs of the client, develop, implement and revise the client’s plan of care. *
Initiate diagnostic, preventive and rehabilitative procedures as appropriate to the client’s care safety. *
Assist with plan of care and maintain continuity of multidisciplinary clients whenever needed to ensure good coordination of care.
Promote coordination of care through interdisciplinary case conferences and communication with physician and field staff. *
Develop, prepare and maintain individualized client care progress records with accuracy, timeliness and according to policies. Submit accurate documentation in accordance with agency policies. *
Keep abreast of occupational trends and knowledge for service provision, documentation and care coordination.
Participate in staff meetings, in-service programs and Utilization reviews.
Participate in the agency’s quality improvement program. *
Southland Home Health