Occupational Therapist

La Grange, GA

Posted: 08/31/2018 Employment Type: Travel (13 weeks) Industry: Home Health

Shift Days-8:00am-5:00pm; Monday-Friday 40 hours guaranteed 13 weeks

Weekend: Rotational per unit schedule, but weejend visits are rare
Holiday: 2 major and 1 minor per unit rotation

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for age appropriate interventions for the client. These interventions include
meeting the physical, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs of the client who requires
rehabilitative and/or vocational care. The Occupational Therapist provides delivery of high quality continuous care
providing assessment, therapeutic exercises, education, treatments and maintenance therapy in the patient’s home.
The therapist acts as a preceptor for new employees and works in cooperation with other disciplines. The Therapist
is responsible for attending inservices, staff meetings, special projects and continuing education. The Therapist
reports to a Clinical Supervisor for the home health agency.

Requires interpersonal skills, flexibility and ability to fit as a team member as well as the ability to function independently.

Current and active professional license 

Active GA OT license,

AHA BLS

Identification (http://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/acceptable-documents)
Physical or Statement signed by your doctor
Shot Records –Please note: titers records must NOT be hand written and must state values and index (ex. 2.56 is the result of the titer, >1.09 = immune)
Varicella/Chicken Pox (2) or recent titers
MMR (2) or recent titers
HepB (you may decline) (3) or recent titers
Tdap-within the last 10 years
Annual TB test (or chest x-ray within 5 years with Positive PPD) Prolonged standing and walking and the ability to lift and position patients. Stressful conditions to meet patient's needs. Able to make quick, rational decisions.

Required Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy. Licensed as an
Occupational Therapist by the State of Georgia. CPR certification required. Valid Georgia Driver’s License required.
Required Minimum Experience: One year of Full-time Occupational Therapy experience required. Home Health
experience preferred.
Required Minimum Skills: Positive leadership, problem solving skills, strong organizational and time mgt skills. Strong
assessment and clinical skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills, Ability to write and follow directions to
client’s homes. Use of window based computer, utilizing home health patient software, email, internet, computer
based learning modules, etc. Good understanding of home health operations, reimbursement, law and regulatory
processes.

The settings include patient homes within 4 counties: Heard, Merriweather, Harris, and Troup counties.
The contract clinician’s daily assignment will be grouped based on locale; meaning they would travel to one county at a time on any given day

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Kyle Hoover
Regional Business Development Manager

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