ResCare Title: Occupational Therapist Per Diem - Rehab Without WallsJob Category: Nursing/SkilledLine of Business: HomeCare ServicesAbout ResCareJoin us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Occupational Therapist Per Diem - Rehab Without Walls.Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.Occupational Therapist Per Diem - Rehab Without Walls ResponsibilitiesPerform a thorough evaluation of daily living and work-related skills, assessing the needs of the person receiving services and set measurable objectives that are formulated in conjunction with the rehabilitation team. Adjust treatment as needed to achieve maximum results.Design community reintegration activities to assist the person served in physical and cognitive reconditioning and coordinate the plan with members of the interdisciplinary team. Assist the person receiving services in understanding their needs and limitations and how to manage them during function.Recomment and/or design special adaptive equipment for the person served to improve function in their home, community and/or work environments. Incorporate the use of adaptive equipment to enhance the rehabilitation program.Design retraining programs and train staff and family members to carry out the retraining program including dressing, feeding, grooming, hygiene and community re-entry skills.Provide training to the person receiving services and as appropriate, all others involved in that person's rehabilitation. Analyze and document the result of any training.Responsible to apply professional knowledge and skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice, to facilitate problem resolutions, and thereby the achievement of individualized goals and outcomes for the person served.Report progress to the rehabilitation staff, person served and family members.Observe/document and report changes in the condition of the person served to the Clinical Coordinator/designee, attending physician and other team treatment team members as appropriate.Provide treatment progress and status documentation on the person served in accordance with the Plan of Treatment.Participate in the team process provide input and effective treatment strategies. Attend case conferences and family educational meetings.Develop, teach and assess the plan of treatment. Guide the Rehabilitation Specialist/Certified Nursing Assistant in fulfillment of the plan. Use appropriate methods and tools in all teaching and training activities, including teaching in preparation for discharge.Maintain the highest standards of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature. Share information only when the recipient's right to access is clearly established and the sharing of such information is clearly in the best interest of the person served.Participate in Quality Assessment and Improvement activities as assigned. Communicate information that enables collection of data to identify opportunities for improvement.Attend, participate in and/or conduct internal staff development programs, obtain continuing education as required by Company policy and regulations. Maintain and enhance clinical practice skills.Maintain a professional appearance, is reliable and punctual, cooperative and conduct self according to accepted standards of professional practice in the course of assigned duties.Perform other duties as assigned in response to person served office and/or program needs.Specific RequirementsKnowledge of rehabilitation techniques related to complex neurologic injury generally required.Maintain professional license and/or certification as required by the state in which the therapist is practicing.Effective communication skills are also required.Current CPR certification is required.The candidate must successfully complete any/all required pre-employment evaluation test (s) per policy in each assigned area of practice.Good organizational and communication skills are needed. Ability to function with minimum supervision.Reliable transportation is required.The candidate will have the physical ability to perform job related duties which may require lifting, standing, bending, stooping, stretching, walking, pushing, and pulling with or without reasonable accommodation.A health examination must be successfully completed prior to assignment and periodically thereafter, as required by Company Policy, and/or state regulations to verify that he/she is physically capable of performing assigned duties with or without reasonable accommodations.Additional InformationBenefitsIn addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered: Competitive pay based on experienceMedical, Dental, Vision BenefitsSuite of voluntary insurance options401(k)Paid Time OffHolidaysPerformance incentivesCompany Discount Purchasing ProgramCell phone ServiceFord and Chrysler AutomobilesFurnitureAppliancesStaples discounts Employee Assistance ProgramLegal Assistance ProgramTuition ReimbursementDon't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities. , Burlingame, CA USA
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We are the nation’s largest private provider of services to people with disabilities; the largest one-stop workforce contractor and the largest privately-owned home care company. ResCare offers residential and support services, education, vocational training and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. ResCare Residential Services focuses on people with disabilities and youth with special needs and ResCare HomeCare helps seniors who want to age in place. ResCare Workforce Services and ResCare Education and Training Services provide counseling, training and job placement to people of all ages with barriers to employment.We are dedicated and caring people who form a company providing excellent human services that enhance the lives of individuals. With efficiency and effectiveness, we strive to provide the highest measurable quality support for the people and organizations we serve, our employees, our shareholders and our communities. We serve with skill, compassion, respect and care.The ResCare Quality Way is the ideological backbone of the company. Its five principles specify the level of service we commit to provide in our relationship with the world. These principles are: Creating direction Customer focus Employee focus Face-to-face communication Managing for outcomes We at ResCare create direction by envisioning the kind of company we want to be and make that vision a reality by promoting high quality services and enjoying the work we do. We focus on our customers – the people we serve – and also focus on our employees, ensuring that both have their needs met. In keeping with that focus, we use face-to-face communication with our co-workers, associates and the people we support. We use technology to help us in our work, but we believe the best way to talk to someone is the old fashioned way – real human contact. We also manage for the outcome of our work by measuring our successes and always looking for ways to meet the unique needs of all the individuals receiving our services. These are the guiding principles for every segment of the company. The ResCare Quality Way is how we do business and it’s what sets us apart.