• Occupational Therapist- VNA New Bedford

    Job Locations US-MA-New Bedford
    Job ID
    2018-1247
    # of Openings
    0
    Category
    Rehabilitation Services
    Department
    Rehabilitation
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    The Occupational Therapist (OT) will be responsible for providing skilled occupational therapy services consistent with professional and regulatory standards and policies. Participates in the development of individualized programs necessary to achieve patient care objectives.

    • Perform comprehensive patient assessments to determine functional deficit and potential and establish a therapeutic program.  Develop a therapy plan of care to include goals and discharge plans.
    • Document observations and patient's response to treatment.  Demonstrate administration of objective, standardized tests and measure performance of evidence-based practice in documentation.
    • Communicate and coordinate patient care with other members of the patient's healthcare team.  
    • Supervise occupational therapy assistants in accordance with regulations and policy
    • Provide patient and family teaching related to the patient's occupational therapy program.
    • Keep knowledge of OT Theory and practice current and acquire new skills by attendance at workshops, courses, in-services, etc.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Program
    • Licensed as an OT in the state of practice
    • Ability to use Microsoft Windows, email and the Internet
    • Possess valid MA Driver's License and reliable transportation

    Company Overview

    Why Choose The Overlook Visiting Nurses Association

     

    *This position is a Homecare position*

    • The Overlook offers a great working environment and each employee’s contribution is valued as an important member of our care team.
    • Our Innovative Outcome Based Operational model rated # 1 in Central MA and among the Top 5 in the State in Quality of Care, Clinical Outcomes and Customer Satisfaction.
    • Our tailor made Plans of Care are aimed to address patient specific clinical needs without restricting amount of services provided.
    • We partner with referral sources to support their operation and help them to overcome their challenges.
    • We offer excellent employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. A 401(k) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and paid time off for all employees hired for 24 hours or more starting Day One of your employment.

    We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.

     

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