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Occupational Therapist OT Home Health /Healthy @ Home

Date: Oct 5, 2017

Location: Morganton, NC, US, 28655

Company: Carolinas HealthCare System

Job Req ID: 122974

Position Number: 00152551

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: 8:30 -5 M-F

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Occupational Therapy

Location: CMC Home Care - Blue Ridge

Location Details: 

 

 

 

Job Summary
Evaluates, plans, directs, and administers programs of occupational therapy upon referral by the physician, providing care for infant child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients on an intermittent basis in the home. Performs supervisory duties.

Essential Functions

 

 

  • Evaluates the patient's functional ability to perform activities of daily living and develops a plan of care in conjunction with the patient's physician.
  • Observes, records, and reports to the physician any reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient's condition.
  • Maintains communication with clinical staff providing updates and changes in schedules, patient data or needs, and physician orders.
  • Designs, develops, and fits patient with orthotic devices and adaptive equipment as needed and instructs family members, home health aides and other clinical staff in appropriate therapy methods.
  • Evaluates patient's plan of care as needed and at least every 62 days, revising the plan to meet patient needs.
  • Incorporates short and long-term goals established in the plan of care into therapy, as evidenced by documentation in visit notes, monthly progress notes, and discharge summaries.

 

Physical Requirements
Works in patients' homes in various conditions. Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, goggles, gowns, and masks are sometimes required due to possible exposure to hazardous chemical or blood and body fluids. Ability to work flexible schedule to meet patients' needs. Ability to travel extensively. Some exposure to unpleasant weather.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduation from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy required. Licensed by the NC Examining Committee to practice Occupational Therapy in NC required.
 

The Region's Preferred Healthcare – in the Comfort of Home.

Home care at Carolinas HealthCare System allows patients in North and South Carolina to receive world-class healthcare in the comfort of their own homes. The team of experts at Healthy@Home provides compassionate care and advanced services outside the scope of a medical facility.

As part of Carolinas HealthCare system, Healthy@Home works with our patients' physicians to develop a personalized plan of care for individuals of all ages.

Backed by more experience, greater access, and more services than any other home care provider in the region, Healthy@Home is trusted to meet the needs of each of our patients in the comfort of his or her own home.

 

Highlights of this awesome opportunity:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Work/life balance
  • Home Care Home Base Technology
  • Employment with a great employer/perks

 

At Carolinas HealthCare System, we care about the physical and financial health of our teammates and their families. To review information on our competitive health and retirement plans go to ‘About Us’ - Health and Retirement.  In addition, incentives / bonuses and / or relocation assistance may be available for this opportunity.

 

At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


Nearest Major Market: Hickory

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