Occupational Therapist, OT, Home Health / Visits
Location:
Falls Church, VA
Posted:
January 10, 2017
Position Type:
Part Time
Category:
Health Care
Reference:
2107_15509

Overview:


BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist, OT, for a per diem/ part time/ full time opportunity performing home care visits within senior living facilities for our new office in Falls Church, VA.  This office services clients in senior living facilities on a per visit basis in territories throughout Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudoun CountiesAt least one year of experience as an Occupational Therapist required. Prior home care experience preferred, but not required. 


 


BAYADA Senior Living offers a comprehensive continuum of care to its clients, including traditional home care under the Medicare Part A benefit, as well as outpatient therapy services under the Medicare Part B benefit.  The foundation of the program is exceptional clinical care and relationship management as BAYADA clinicians become a true healthcare partner in the senior living communities.  Communities include assisted living, independent living, senior congregate living, 55+ communities, and intermediate care facilities for clients with intellectual disabilities.



Responsibilities:


  • Make facility visits to clients in designated geographic territories.

  • Perform thorough evaluations of patients’ functional status, including muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills and ADL and IADL performance.

  • Assess cognitive, psychological and motor aspects of performance and develop individualized intervention plans to achieve favorable outcomes.

  • Evaluate home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living.

  • Identify equipment needs and environmental adaptations resulting in enhanced outcomes for clients.

  • Continually assess and revise the occupational therapy care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.

  • Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety and independent living.

  • Accurately document observations, interventions and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.



Qualifications:


  • A current license as an Occupational Therapist in Virginia

  • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.

  • A graduate of an occupational therapy program accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the AMA and the AOTA, as indicated by school transcript or diploma

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and problem solving skills

  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred


BAYADA believes that our employees are our greatest asset:



  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values

  • Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities

  • Advance your career with specially designed career tracks

  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability

  • Benefits may include medical, dental, and life insurance; paid time off; weekly pay and direct deposit; scholarship opportunities; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; 401(k) with company match; and opportunities for career advancement.


 


BAYADA believes that our clients and their families deserve home health care delivered with compassion, excellence, and reliability.  Be part of a caring, professional team that is instrumental in providing the highest quality care while developing your career with an industry leader.  Apply now for immediate consideration.


 



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