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Posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 11:34 PM

Requisition ID:
Presence Home Care Joliet
Location Address:
1060 Essington Rd, Joliet, IL 60435 United States (US)
Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status:
Employment Type:
Shift: Day
The Occupational Therapist : Home Health provides Occupational Therapy Services to patients/clients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical or behavioral function and health status resulting from injury, psychiatric or medical disease, or other causes. Performs assessment and plans interventions. Develops treatment plans which include goals and interventions for each patient. Documents all interventions.
:Evaluates patients, establishes goals, and develops individualized treatment plans as prescribed by a licensed physician/practitioner.
:Provides direct patient treatment based on current occupational therapy practice and revises treatment plan based on the patient's response.
:Provides education to patient and family/caregiver regarding patient's abilities and need for assistance and continued therapeutic intervention.
:Recommends modification or changes in the patient's treatment program to the referring physician based on evaluation of progress. Confers as necessary with physicians concerning alternatives available.
:Prepares written/computer documentation as required by the profession, payors and regulatory agencies, and the department, such as evaluation results, treatment plans, progress reports, discharge paperwork and other such reports.
:Participates in the interdisciplinary patient care conferences and rounds to ensure efficient coordination of the overall health care plan. Communicates with other professional staff and patient's family/support system to provide continuity of care.
:Provides an occupational therapy plan in the patient chart and communicates the plan to other members of the Home Care team. Documents patients' reactions, progress, therapeutic interventions and plans for each visit. Also completes evaluation and discharge summary forms.
:Assesses patients' home environment for safety and potential home rehabilitation.
:Discusses realistic therapy goals with patients and families/significant other per HIPAA Regulations.
:Coordinates home visits with Rehab Scheduler, Central Scheduling, and the patient or family member.
:Arranges work schedule to make efficient use of direct and non:direct patient care time.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy required. One year of related experience required.
Three years of related experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Occupational Therapist with a current Illinois License required. CPR certification required. Valid driver's license, access to a vehicle and proof of auto insurance required.
Business Unit: PLC Home Health Suburban
Department Name: Administration JOL PLC HH


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