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VOA Occupational Therapist-Home Health in Montrose, Colorado

Description:Wage Range: $42.80-$48.04Occupational Therapists are instrumental in determining the healthcare needsof the geriatric population and providing therapies that help seniors performactivities of daily living (ADLs). In this role you will provide ongoingtherapy in a timely manner per physician's orders.Core Responsibilities:Communicate resident progress within the facility.The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats patients,communicates with families, physicians and other health team membersand maintains appropriate documentation of servicesParticipates in on-going facility meetings and conducts in-service andtraining for facility staff on ongoing basis in restorative and maintenancetechniques.QUALIFICATIONS:Graduate from an Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited jointly by theCouncil on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Associationand the American Occupational Therapy Association, or is eligible forcertification by the American Occupational Therapy Association under itsrequirements.A minimum of one year experience as an Occupational Therapist in a long-termcare facility.Ability to understand medical terminology and how it applies to OccupationalTherapy in order to communicate effectively with residents, staff andphysicians, and to prepare meaningful reports.Coordination and dexterity necessary to manipulate tools and materials whileinstructing residents.Adequate strength and endurance to meet physical demands involved in usingequipment, tools and materials while instructing residents.Must be licensed or registered in state as an Occupational Therapist.Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such astimekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.EOE M/F/Vets/DisabledRecently, the Healthcare division of Volunteers of America National Servicesdecided to require vaccination for all employees, volunteers andcontractors. While this decision was difficult, we understand that we carefor individuals who are most susceptible to advanced COVID illness and death.We are committed to providing the safest environment possible for those weserve. This commitment extends to another very important group ofindividuals, our employees.Recommended SkillsActivities Of Daily Living (Ad Ls)CommunicationLong Term CareMaintenanceMedical EducationMedical TerminologyGet job alerts by email.Sign up now!Join Our Talent Network!

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