Company: Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC
Posted on: November 19, 2022
OverviewOccupational Therapist (OT)This is an
Outpatient/Assisted Living Setting. Experience is preferred but not
required. Who We AreWe foster a culture driven by a team of
passionate, mission-driven professionals. We're pioneering a bright
future for therapy providers who are motivated to do what's right
for patients and those who are looking for opportunities to
advance. Encore Rehabilitation is a trusted leader in delivering
innovative outsourced rehabilitation solutions tailored to the
unique needs of our variety of provider partners. High-quality care
with meaningful clinical outcomes with Therapist located
nationwide.Encore invites you to join our incredible team of
employees and apply today!What We Offer
- Competitive pay
- Generous PTO
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- License Reimbursement
- 401K Company match
- Company paid life insurance
- Career development opportunities
- Employee assistance program
- Health savings account ResponsibilitiesOCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
POSITION SUMMARYThis is an Outpatient/Assisted Living Setting.
Experience is preferred but not required. Provides and directs
occupational therapy services to residents, including assessment,
treatment, program planning and implementation, related
documentation, and communication. Functions under physician's
orders.OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Provides occupational therapy services to residents and
initiates referrals when appropriate and in accordance with
Occupational Therapy Department procedures.
- Conducts screenings of residents at regular intervals to
determine need for intervention/treatment.
- Evaluates residents to obtain data necessary for treatment
planning and implementation. Conducts specialized evaluations as
- Interprets and communicates evaluation findings to residents,
family, and other team members.
- Establishes individual resident schedules in conjunction with
other team members.
- Develops treatment plans by identifying a problem list,
including short and long-term goals and methods to achieve
- Coordinates treatment plan with resident, family and other team
- Implements and conducts treatment as outlined in treatment
- Monitors resident's response to intervention and modifies
treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician
- Develops appropriate home or community programming to maintain
and enhance the performance of the resident in their own
- Documents results of resident's assessment, treatment,
follow-up and termination of services.
- Adapts treatment to meet the individual needs of the
- Provides/recommends/fabricates adaptive devices or other
equipment. Trains residents, family and appropriate staff in the
use or application of orthotics and prosthetics.
- Participates in discharge planning.
- Supervises and directs COTA's in the implementation of the
- Supervises students and volunteers.
- Reviews the quality and appropriateness of the total services
delivered and of individual occupational therapy programs for
effectiveness and efficiency, using predetermined criteria.
- Participates in resident, family and staff education.
- Confers formally and informally with other team members in
coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the resident.
- Adheres to Occupational Therapy Department procedures regarding
documentation of occupational therapy services.
- Attends in-service meetings and facility meetings as
- Provides in-service education to members of the resident's care
team and education to the community.
- Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and
- Records indirect time and billable treatment times according to
Occupational Therapy Department procedures and submits
weekly/monthly statistics to regional office.
- Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of
practice, department procedures and productivity standards.
- Maintains safe and clean work area and adheres to
facility/company safety standards.
- Complies with all infection control, Universal Precautions and
OSHA standards for the healthcare professional.
- Consistently demonstrates sound judgment in the evaluation,
planning, implementation and follow-up or resident therapy
- Maintains positive relationships and rapport with coworkers,
residents, family members and facility personnel.
- Reports to work on time and adheres to schedule maintaining
acceptable patient ratios and work efficiency during assigned
- Assists with and participates in quality assurance program as
- Adheres to established confidentiality standards.
- Projects a positive and professional image at all times.
- Performs other duties as assigned.QualificationsOCCUPATIONAL
THERAPIST RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from an accredited
- Successful completion of National Certification Examination for
- Current state licensure or license eligible.
- Regular attendance.OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
and WORK ENVIRONMENTThese essential functions described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
basic functions of an occupational therapist. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with
disabilities to perform these essential functions.Physical
requirements for this position are classified as medium under the
Department of Labor classification. The employee must be capable of
exerting 20-50 pounds of force occasionally (less than 1/3 of the
time), and/or 10-20 pounds of force frequently (1/2 of the time),
and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 of the time) to
move objects, equipment and/or residents. While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand,
walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch; use hands to manipulate
tools, equipment or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance,
lift and perform medium to maximum transfer assists with residents.
The employee is required to have visual and hearing acuity
sufficient enough to assess resident safety and ability. This
position is classified as a Category 1 for the purpose of exposure
determination under the OSHA Regulations regarding the Standard on
Occupational Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens (29CFR 1910.1030).
Category 1 is defined as all procedures or job- related tasks that
involve an inherent risk for mucous membrane or skin contact with
blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills and/or
splashes of blood or body fluids. The use of protective equipment
and measures is required for every employee engaged in Category 1
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