Occupational Therapist (OT) - Home Health
Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation
PRN for North Collin County
Prosper, McKinney, Melissa and Anna
$ 70.00/ Per Visit
$ 40.00 / Case Conference
Choose to be an integral part of a team that focuses on rehabilitation of patients in their home. The Occupational Therapist will be responsible for evaluation and treatment as well as coordinating care with an inter-disciplinary team. This clinician will be primarily responsible for PRN coverage in the North Collin County territory.
Prior Home Health Experience is required. Prior working knowledge of Homecare Homebase documentation software is preferred but not required.
Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient’s need and physician direction. Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline specific therapy services for those assigned patients.
Ensures design of functional treatment programs allowing for effective return to community activities. Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, coworkers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline specific therapy services and design of program delivery.
Completes a comprehensive evaluation of assigned patients. Utilizes clinical reasoning to develop appropriate treatment plan and goals focused on progressing patients towards discharge within an established length of stay.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to address all barriers to discharge. This includes timely equipment trialing and ordering, completion of all patient and family training including issuing of a home exercise program, and planning for continuing services.
Demonstrates flexibility in all aspects of caseload management including accepting coverage, ensuring that the plan of care is communicated, implemented and progressed throughout the length of stay.
Effectively and efficiently manages individual, concurrent, and group treatment sessions based on patient care needs.
Completes medical record documentation in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner, inclusive of daily documentation, goal writing, functional quality indicator assessment, letters of medical necessity, discharge documentation, and charge entry using approved formats in compliance with state, federal and intermediary guidelines and in accordance with the Hospital's policies and procedures.
Ensures care is provided under signed, valid physician orders and within insurance approval, as indicated and necessary for clinical care of the patient.
Participates in student program as assigned and appropriate, providing a positive learning environment for students with appropriate supervision, development of learning objectives and completion of student evaluations.
Actively creates an individualized professional development plan with clinical management.
Identifies and initiates own professional growth, actively pursuing professional development through continuing education, self study and involvement in professional activities and organizations.
Applies learned information in order to meet the strategic objectives of the organization.
- Home Health or Hospice experience
- One or more years of clinical experience and valid state Driver’s License
- Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as an Occupational Therapist required
- Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required
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