Occupational Therapist

Home care allows you to get a full understanding of every patient’s needs! 
Description
Duties include:
  • Initiating, evaluating, developing, implementing, documenting, supervising and revising plans of care for patients requiring occupational therapy
  • Coordinating patient care with other staff members and physicians
  • Documenting patient assessment, needs and care
  • Assisting with coordinating and teaching rehabilitative care programs to meet the needs of staff, patients, caregivers and the community
  • Supervising Occupational Therapy Assistants
Requirements
Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort. Other requirements include:
  • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program or completion of the American Occupational Therapist Association career mobility program
  • Successful completion of a minimum of six months of Level II field work experience
  • Successful completion of the American Occupational Therapist Association Certification Examination for Occupational Therapy Registered
  • One year of clinical experience
  • Current American Occupational Therapist Association Certification Licensure by the State of Tennessee
  • Knowledge of geriatric problems
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
  • Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patients
  • Current Tennessee driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
  • CPR Certification

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