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UPMC Occupational Therapist, Home Health - Casual (Lycoming County) in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Description

UPMC is hiring a Casual, Home Health, Occupational Therapist (OT) for Lycoming County, may also travel to Northumberland and Snyder Counties. Travel is reimbursed at the Federal mileage reimbursement rate. If you are looking for flexible scheduling options and one-on-one care, apply today!

Purpose:

Provide age sensitive professional occupational therapy services in the home setting, including assessment, intervention, treatment, and instruction to patients of all ages to maximize functional abilities and ensure optimal care.

Responsibilities:

  • Standard ResponsibilitiesPerforms in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization's standards of conduct, policies, and procedures.

  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.

  • Identifies develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.

  • Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC Home Healthcare towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians, and other departments within the organization.

  • Continually develops professional skills by assuming responsibility for ongoing continuing education.

  • Assigns and supervises the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.

  • Advises and consults with the family, inter-intradisciplinary team members, physicians, and other professionals, as appropriate, to ensure optimal patient care.

  • Maintains and completes all documentation promptly and accurately including visit assessment, OASIS, 485, and Verbal Orders on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information the same day.

  • Provide occupational therapy services and participate in the development of an occupational therapy plan of treatment including modalities, frequency, and treatment in collaboration with the referring physician for patients from birth to geriatrics to assist patients in obtaining maximum functional independence within the standards of occupational therapy.

  • Evaluate, plan, and treat patients in an effective Occupational Therapy Program including the use of modalities and assistive devices within the Standards of Occupational Therapy Practice.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association; orIs eligible for the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association; or Two (2) years of appropriate experience as an occupational therapist, and has achieved a satisfactory grade on a proficiency examination conducted, approved, or sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service, except that such determinations of proficiency do not apply with respect to persons initially licensed by a State or seeking initial qualification as an occupational therapist after December 31, 1977, required.

  • One (1) year of Occupational Therapy experience required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Basic Life Support OR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation EditOccupational TherapistEffective Date 03/30/2010 Effective Sequence National Board Certification in Occupational therapy preferred.

  • Member of the American Occupational therapy association is preferred.

  • CPR is required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Automotive Insurance

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Driver's License

  • Occupational Therapist (OT)

  • Act 33 with renewal

  • Act 34

  • OAPSA

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

REQNUMBER: 638063000

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