HCR Home Care Occupational Therapist - Full - Time (Washington County) in Plattsburgh, New York
Summary: Direct, supervise, evaluate and provide occupational therapy services to patients in the home as prescribed by the attending physician.
Instruct patients and families in the activities of daily living.
Establish household management routines.
Instruct patients and their families in the use of prosthetic, orthotic and assistive devices.
Educate patients and caregivers in the use of appropriate adaptive equipment.
Manage the falls risk of patients through proper evaluation, care planning, patient/family education, and communication with other clinical disciplines.
Record and report to the physician the patient’s response to the occupational therapy program or any changes in the patient’s condition through phone contact or periodic written summaries.
Communicate with other health team personnel in the care of the patients.
Prepare clinical/progress notes on the day of the visit, which are incorporated in the clinical record.
Attend case conferences and staff meetings.
Direct or assist with the management of home health aide service delivery
Other duties as assigned.
- Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy program.
Qualifications and Requirements:
• Licensed by and currently registered with the New York State Education Department.
• One year of practical experience as a licensed occupational therapist.