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MaineGeneral Health Occupational Therapist (OT) -HomeCare in Augusta, Maine

Job Summary: Do you want to work for an organization just awarded 1st place for Best of the Best in Kennebec County? Are you adventurous and looking for a new challenge in your career that will foster your clinical independence and decision-making? Are you looking for an organization that is committed to creating "joy" in the workplace and understands that healthcare professionals need some TLC too?If so, MaineGeneral Homecare and Hospice is the organization for you! We are looking for the Best of the Best to join our team so that we can become the #1 Homecare and Hospice Agency in the state of Maine!We invest in our employees as soon as they come on board by providing a lap top, an iPhone with several state-of-the-art apps, along with an extensive orientation program in partnership with a specially trained preceptor. We value our employees’ opinions and encourage the sharing of ideas through many shared-governance committees. We are deeply committed to providing ongoing education and support clinical certification and professional growth.*Position is 32-40 hours, with weekend/holiday and on-call rotations.

Job Description:

  • Assesses patient's ability to safely and effectively perform occupational skills. Designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.

  • Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Documents subjective, and objective, findings of patient progress, and assessment findings and plan. Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed. Seeks consultation as necessary.

  • Educates and counsels the patient and family/caregiver. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and treatment setting. Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.

  • Supervises and delegates the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy technicians according to established licensing laws, state regulations and practice standards.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience as an Occupational Therapist required

  • Membership in the American Occupational Therapy Association preferred

  • Licensed by the State of Maine to practice as an Occupational Therapist required OR Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Occupational Certification Board, Inc.(AOTCB)

  • Valid Maine Driver's License and acceptable driving record required.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Scheduled Work Shift:

Job Exempt: No

Benefits

Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

  • We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.

  • Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.

  • A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees - We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

  • An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.

  • Loan Reimbursement is available for this position dependent upon current degree level. Please discuss benefit with the recruiter.

  • Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.

  • We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.

  • Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.

  • We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource they are how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral's policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf)

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