OT, Occupational Therapist, Home Health, Full Time

BAYADA Home Health Care is looking for a full time Occupational Therapist for our Burlington County office located in Westampton, NJ. BAYADA offers a comprehensive continuum of care to its clients, including traditional home care under the Medicare Part A benefit, as well as outpatient therapy services under the Medicare Part B benefit. The foundation of the program is exceptional clinical care and relationship management as BAYADA clinicians become a true healthcare partner in the senior living communities. Communities include assisted living, independent living, senior congregate living, 55+ communities, and intermediate care facilities for clients with intellectual disabilities.
The BAYADA Home Health Care setting supports team collaboration for care of our clients on a real-time face-to-face basis.
Responsibilities for an OT - Occupational Therapist include:
Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
Perform thorough evaluations of patients' functional status, including muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, and ADL and IADL performance.
Assess cognitive, psychological and motor aspects of performance and develop individualized intervention plans to achieve favorable outcomes.
Evaluate home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living.
Identify equipment needs and environmental adaptations resulting in enhanced outcomes for clients.
Continually assess and revise the occupational therapy care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.
Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety and independent living.
Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.
Qualifications for an OT - Occupational Therapist include:
A current New Jersey Occupational Therapist license.
A minimum of one year of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
Graduation from an occupational therapy program accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the AMA and the AOTA, as indicated by school transcript or diploma.
Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.
BAYADA believes that our clients and their families deserve home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability. Be part of a caring, professional team that is instrumental in providing the highest quality care while developing your career with an industry leader. Apply now for immediate consideration, or contact Joe DeMuro, Recruiter: 609-747-8096, jdemuro@bayada.com.
OT - Occupational Therapist
Posted Date6/29/2017

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