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AdventHealth Occupational Therapist Home Health Part Time Days in TAVARES, Florida

Description

Occupational Therapist Home Health AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Opportunity to work for a faith based organization

  • High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Part time, Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Administers treatments as discussed in the plan of care involving application of physical agents, and manual techniques to improve and maintain function. Instructs, motivates, and assists the patient to perform various functional physical activities, activities in daily living, self- care activities, and exercises.

  • Measures and monitors effects of treatment at various stages and confers with occupational therapist to adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit and outcome.

  • Assures that patient treatment outcome is directed towards development and restoration of functional skills and returning to or maintaining maximum potential.

  • Recommends and teaches the use of assistive devices and equipment to patients and families.

  • Instructs nurses, Home Health Aides, and family members to provide for continuous Occupational Therapy program.

  • Observes records and reports on patient progress, reaction to treatment and any changes in patient’s condition.

  • Reports critical changes directly to Patient Care Manager and/or Occupational Therapist.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy assistant program with a minimum of an associate’s degree.

  • Must possess a valid Florida occupational therapy assistant certification.

  • Currently licensed and registered in state of Florida.

  • Certified in Basic Life Support

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience.

Job Summary:

Develops treatment plan, evaluates and monitors patient progress, administers activities to patients with physical disabilities. May develop programs for daily living. State licensure is required.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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