Occupational Therapist - SSM Home Health - Northern St. Louis Territories

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Full Time Regular
12380 DePaul Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044
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Job Description

SSM Health Rehabilitation-Home Care

Northern St. Louis Territories

Full Time / Occupational Therapist

*Mileage Reimbursement*

SSM Health Rehabilitation Network is seeking a Full-Time Occupational Therapist to join our Home Care Team servicing our Northern territories of St. Louis

Territory covers the following zip codes: 63031, 63032, 63033, 63034, 63042, 63135, 63136, 63138 ..... Secondary: 63121, 63137 

As the leading provider of comprehensive rehabilitation services in the St. Louis area, SSM Health Rehabilitation Hospital delivers the specialized care and advanced treatment that enables individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders, amputation, joint replacement and other orthopedic trauma, and general medical rehabilitation needs, to rebuild their lives.

SSM Health Home Care provides a variety of home care services to meet a variety of needs. Our services can be arranged quickly and efficiently by a single phone call - and referrals can be made by physicians, case managers, social workers, family and friends, or by request from the patient.

*Generous benefits package including:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription coverage
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • A 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • Clinical Ladder Program
  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • New Grad Mentorship
  • Residency Programs
  • National Continuing Education courses (local and online)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Productivity standards that allow for high quality patient care

**We have been recognized numerous times by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as one of the "Top Workplaces" in St. Louis!**

 **Select Medical, Missouri, has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best-In-State Employers!**

Responsibilities

Evaluates assigned patients and establishes appropriate treatment goals and treatment programs.

Develops comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes and return to community activities.

Coordinates treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services, as well as available community resources.  Attends appropriate clinical meetings to facilitate coordination.

Provides for patient education to include development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to patient, family and other caregivers as appropriate to facilitate a safe and effective discharge.

Prepares for patient discharge inclusive of ordering of necessary equipment and recommendations for therapeutic services ensuring the continuum of care.

Carries full patient caseload, ensuring management of patient schedule.  Notifies supervisor of scheduled openings and concerns with caseload management.

Completes medical record documentation in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner and ensures accurate and timely charge entry using approved formats in compliance with state, federal and intermediary guidelines and in accordance with established policies and procedures. Ensures care is provided under valid physician orders and within insurance approval, as indicated and necessary for clinical care of the patient.

Qualifications

Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Occupational Therapist required.

Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.

Home Care Requirements: One or more years of clinical experience and valid state Driver’s License.

Additional Data

**Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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