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Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Location: Albany
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Job Description:

Description:Job SummaryPlan and implement specific treatment programs for individuals and patient groups according to the principles and practices of occupational therapy. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team. Document all patient treatments/encounters at each visit. Use equipment/technology to achieve the best outcomes. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.General requirements

Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization

Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures

Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)

Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.

Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.

Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.

Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelinesWorking Conditions

General environment\: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.

May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.

May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.

Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.

May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse

May be scheduled as needed including overtimeQualification:Education Requirements

4 year / Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy (Required)

Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy (Preferred)Experience Requirements

1 - 2 years Occupational Therapy(Preferred)General Skills

Organizational Skills,Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Grammar / Spelling,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Basic Computer Skills,Microsoft Office Suite.Physical Requirements

Have near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice

Have near normal vision\: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors

Have good manual dexterity

Have good eye-hand-foot coordination

Ability to perform repetitive tasks/motionPhysical Demands

Occasionally within shift (1-33%) \: Walking,Climbing,Bending/Stooping,Twist at waist,Pushing/Pulling,Reaching above shoulder.

Frequently within shift (34-66%) \: Standing,Lift/carry up to 20 lbs,Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance,Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance.

Continuously within shift (67-100%) \: Sitting.Certifications and Licensures

Required Certifications/Licensures \: Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR),GA State License for OT.

Keywords: Phoebe Putney Health System, Albany , Occupational Therapist - Home Health, Healthcare , Albany, Georgia

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