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Occupational Therapist - Home Care
PRN / Per Diem, Days - Committed - Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm, as needed
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

Under physician's orders and in accordance with Grand View Home Care policies and the Occupational Therapy Act of Pennsylvania, the Home Care Occupational Therapist provides therapeutic occupational therapy appropriate to the age of the patient served (adults, geriatrics); provides necessary professional advice to others who share responsibilities for patient care; and participates in the development of the OT program. Demonstrates competent knowledge and skills to ensure assessment of care is appropriate to the age of patients served: adults and geriatrics.

  • Collects subjective and/or objective data to identify patient's actual or potential problems.
  • Demonstrates competent knowledge and skills to ensure assessment of occupational therapy treatment is appropriate to the age of patients served: adults and geriatrics.
  • Develops and implements an individualized plan of care and sets mutually acceptable goals with patient/family.
  • Coordinates plan of care with other appropriate members of the Home Care team in order to ensure appropriate implementation in a timely and organized manner.
  • Identifies educational needs of patient through appropriate assessment criteria, and establishes and implements a teaching plan for the patient, family and/or significant others.
  • Clarifies and implements physician's orders and occupational therapy plan of care according to established standards.
  • Evaluates and documents patient response to occupational therapy interventions to determine the appropriateness of the occupational therapy care plan.
  • Achieves expected visit productivity standard.
  • Documents according to departmental standards.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to emergency situations.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Over 1 to 3 years of occupational therapy required.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to make quality, independent decisions.
  • Ability to listen to others.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and listening skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, accept and adapt to change.
  • Effectively manages conflict.
  • Ability to make and implement decisions.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions.
  • Self-directed.
  • Quickly troublseshoots and resolves problems.
  • Possesses strong technical aptitude.

 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 2 weeks of hire required.
  • Driver's license – PA, upon hire, required.
  • Occupational Therapist, licensed upon hire, required.
  • Auto insurance upon hire required.
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