Aug 02, 2021

Occupational Therapist - Humboldt Home Health *$7,500 Sign-on Bonus*

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Eureka, CA, USA
Occupational Therapy

Job Description

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist for the HCN Humboldt Home Health Direct Department at St. Joseph Home Care Network

Location Eureka, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

Sign-on and Relocation available for qualified candidates!

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Job Summary:

The Occupational Therapist evaluates ability of the patient to perform daily living skills safely in the home, develops a plan of care with physician orders to improve or restore functional daily living skills, minimize disability, perform and train in treatments to improve ADL/IADLs, application or training in the use of orthotic devices, and environmental modifications.

Essential Functions:

  • Completes a comprehensive assessment/evaluation of the patients’ functional daily living skills, safety and effectiveness of the patients’ environment at specific time-points as defined by regulation and agency policy, accurately and timely. May do OASIS, if indicated.
  • Creates a plan of care including specific orders, diagnosis, goals, discharge plans and projection of visits in consultation with the physician.
  • Documents the complete assessment and plan of care in the EHR documents and synchronizes by 10:00 AM the following day.
  • Performs occupational therapy interventions, treatments and patient education according to the Plan of Care, evaluates outcomes and reassess patient’s functional needs and adjusts plan of care as necessary.
  • Designs home exercise program, instructing patients, families and care givers in home exercise program; recommending and providing assistive equipment, as needed.
  • Practices infection control and universal precautions for self and others in patient care activities.
  • Advocates for quality patient outcomes communicating with authorization nurse and community vendors in a timely manner.
  • Contributes to patient care conferences in order to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's care.

Skills:

  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to prioritize and critically think.
  • Understanding of computer software and can easily adapt to computer programs.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to follow Agency's policies and applicable laws.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.
  • Time management.
  • Flexibility to adapt to new and changing situations; participates as a team player to support the team and Agency needs.
  • Demonstrate customer service skills.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: Completes necessary education to attain OT Licensure in state of California.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current Occupational Therapy license.
  • Basic Life Support certification.
  • California driver's license.
  • Current auto liability insurance.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Home Health Experience
  • 1 year experience as an Occupational Therapist

St. Joseph Home Care Network (SJHCN) is a Home Health ministry of St. Joseph Health, serving three Northern California counties; Humboldt County, Napa County and Sonoma County.

Our networks of compassionate, highly skilled employees are dedicated to putting the patient first to improve the health of individuals and families in our community.

The Home Health caregivers assist in restoring a patient's optimal health and support the family by going into the home and ministering to the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of the patient and family members.

Our home care services are a literal representation of reaching out to our community to care for our dear neighbors.

Company: St. Joseph Home Care Network

Category: Occupational Therapy

Req ID: R334914