1. Performs initial evaluation and periodic re-evaluation of clients. 2. Designs treatment programs, establishes the occupational therapy care plan based on evaluative findings. 3. Administers treatments to clients based on the plan of care and under the orders of a physician. 4. Provides education as necessary to the patient, caregivers and others in the home. Prepares all written documentation for home use by the client/caregiver in order to meet the goals of the care plan. 5. Maintains and encourages open and ongoing communication with physicians, disciplines, co-workers and peer organizations regarding client care. 6. Ensures that all care for client is coordinated with physicians, agency personnel, other hospital personnel and community resources so to maximize care and services. 7. Provides services in manner to contribute to client meeting goals. 8. Interprets results and treatment goals to client, physician, caregivers, and other disciplines involved in care for client. Provides services in manner to contribute to client meeting goals. 9. Maintains and ensures that all documentation is present on the client clinical record, according to department policy and procedures. 10. Demonstrates knowledge of all departmental policies and procedures, maintains that skills necessary to execute them. Complies with all hospital policies and procedures. 11. Maintains adequate knowledge of the regulations governing Medicare/Medicaid Home Health Services and reimbursement guidelines in order to make accurate decisions regarding covered client services. 12. Maintains adequate knowledge of standards put forth by the JACHO in order to ensure on going accreditation by the agency. 13. Files accurate record of charges/mileage for all clients on a weekly basis. 14. Provides a positive working environment for all co-workers, colleagues, and visitors to the department through two-way communication, good listening techniques and consideration of differing opinions or difficult situations. 15. Maintains confidentiality of all client information, as well as employee and departmental information. 16. Supervises supporting personnel: Home Health Aides and certified occupational therapy assistants as appropriate and set forth in agency policy and procedures. 17. Participates in clinical record audits per Director requests. 18. Performs other duties as assigned. 19. Participates in clinics/fairs during the year to promote the Home Health Department. 20. Communicates to the public positively and proactively on services provided by the Home Health Department.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must have good verbal and written communication skills, manual dexterity, possess skills in analytical thinking and planning, ability to drive and organizational skills. Knowledge and competence in working with infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adult and geriatric clients. Must provide own car or have means of transportation in order to complete services. Education: "Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.
" Experience: One year as an occupational therapist preferred, with preference given to individuals with one year of experience in Home Health, Hospice, or Long Term Care Facility. Certification/Licensure: Kansas License as an Occupational Therapist, Kansas Driver’s License, proof of auto insurance. Code Blue Training: Must have BLS Certification.
Internal Number: 1093
About Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital
You and your family can choose from many healthcare centers. Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital is unique. We’re a community hospital where professionals with many different specialties come together to provide great care; where investments in equipment, technology and facilities place us among the area’s most respected health care centers. And, we’re a hospital serving from the heart. We care for our community like our family because our community is our family. That’s the Susan B. Allen difference.Located in El Dorado, Kansas, just 20 miles northeast of Wichita, Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit, general acute-care medical facility, licensed for 74 beds, including Medical / Surgical and Skilled Care, the SBA Family Birth Center, SBA Dialysis Center, SBA Cancer Center, and an 11-bed Geriatric Psychiatric Unit. Susan B. Allen also provides a 24-hour physician staffed Emergency Department, housing the Accredited Chest Pain Center. And, in early 2014, Susan B. Allen opened the SBA Immediate Care Clinic in Augusta, providing care from 3:00 – 9:30 p.m., seven days a week with no appointments. With over 450 staff members, Susan B. Allen has established, and lives u...p to the reputation of providing personal care from healthcare professionals you know and trust. For more information about Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital, visit www.sbamh.com.