Gentiva Health Services, Inc
As a Home Health Occupational Therapist Assistant
, you will:
Provide therapy services planned, delegated and supervised by the qualified Occupational Therapist in accordance with the patient's Plan of Treatment.
Assist in the implementation of vocational/education programs and activities established by registered Occupational Therapist designed to restore, reinforce, and enhance task performances, diminish or correct pathology, and to promote/maintain health and self-sufficiency.
Design/adapt equipment and working and/or living environment. Fabricate devices to assist and improve function and independence and participation in the program and/or community where possible.
Provide therapeutic treatment and instruction to patients as directed by the qualified Occupational Therapist and in accordance with physician orders to improve/restore strength, coordination, range-of-motion and function or teach compensation measures.
Report information and observations to Occupational Therapist and/or Clinical supervisor, document observed information in patient records and prepares clinical notes. Assist with preparation of progress reports. Maintain and submit documentation as required by the Company and/or facility.
Instruct patients and family members regarding home programs as well as care and use of adaptive equipment.
Participate in care coordination and discharge planning activities and act as a resource to other health care personnel in meeting patient's needs.
Design community reintegration activities, as appropriate, to assist the client in the physical reconditioning effort, and/or the psychological adjustment and coordinate the plan with members of the interdisciplinary team.
Current and unrestricted OTA licensure
Minimum of six months occupational therapist assistant experience preferred
Home Health experience a plus
Current CPR certification
Good organizational and communication skills
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Gentiva Health Services, Inc
Website : http://www.gentiva.com
At Gentiva, our care is defined by our clinical expertise and the compassion we deliver every day – one patient at a time. The Gentiva family of companies has been bringing great healthcare home for 40 years. Our nurses, therapists and other healthcare professionals are dedicated to improving the quality of life for those we serve through the delivery of clinical excellence, extraordinary service and compassionate care, while being recognized as the leader in home health, hospice and community care services. Each year, we provide home care services to more than 350,000 patients from more than 490 community locations nationwide. Our full range of clinical services includes: Skilled nursing Physical, occupational and speech-language therapy Cardiac and pulmonary care Neurorehabilitation Wound care Disease and pain management Medication management and education Patient education to promote self-management Treatment for balance problems that can lead to fall risks Hospice services, including help with physical, emotional and spiritual needs