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Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Job ID: 11234
Location: Eugene, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.​

PeaceHealth is seeking a Occupational Therapist - Home Health for a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $37.73, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

Occupational Therapists participate in the evaluation and treatment of patients, determining plan-of-care and treatment goals appropriate to the age of the patient served.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Evaluates assigned patients, gathers data from a variety of sources, such as patient records, interviews, observation, and team members. - Performs initial evaluation of patient/home and applies criteria to determine if patient is a safe candidate for home care/hospice occupational therapy services.
  2. Participates personally in the evaluation and treatment of patients, and establishes a treatment plan and goal for each patient.
  3. Participates in staff meetings, patient care meetings, educational in-services, caregiver orientation and other professional gatherings as indicated by the manager,
  4. Collaborates with other healthcare professionals as necessary to ensure smooth continuous care of the patients.Acts as liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staffs to facilitate problem solving and coordination of other services and act as an educational resource.
  5. Maintains appropriate clinical records.
  6. Recommends and develops new services and programs in collaboration with staff.
  7. May work with OT student affiliation programs.
  8. May supervise COTAs.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)

EDUCATION:

  • BA/BS, Masters, or doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • One year experience as Occupational Therapist preferred.
  • General knowledge of field and ability to utilize library resource appropriately.
  • Home Health experience preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) preferred
  • Certified, licensed or registered as required by State in which performs clinical practice.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment
  • Ability to assess patient’s condition and exercise independent judgment

REGIONAL/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

At PeaceHealth, we carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way. The fulfillment of this Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. Caregivers of PeaceHealth embrace the spirit of these words and share our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, and are willing to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.

DISCLAIMER:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class.It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Working Conditions

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

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