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Ambercare Occupational Therapist

AmbercareUS-NM-Silver City, NM11/15/2018
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Job Description

The occupational therapist provides care to clients in their home conformity with the plan of care and with participation by the family, nurse or other person as necessary. All functions shall be performed in conformity with the established policies and practices of the agency. The occupational therapist reports directly to the nursing manager.

tasks AND The main responsibilities are:
1. Adhere to dress code
2. Adhere to work schedule and maintain good punctuality and attendance record
3. Assist the physician in evaluating level of functioning.
4. Participate in the development of the plan of care.
5. Guide and instruct the client in prescribing therapeutic self care and create activities that are directed toward improving independence and physical and cognitive functioning.
6. Prepare a report of each clients diagnostic evaluation and make recommendations.
7. Prepare clinical and progress notes.
8. Advise, consult and teach appropriate treatment procedures and supportive activities to clients, family members and other agency staff.
9. Establish household management routines.
10. Design and/or order appropriate adaptive/assistive devices and/or splints to promote optimal level of functioning.
11. Record and report to the physician the clients reaction to the therapy program or any changes.
12. Instruct clients and their families in activities of everyday living.
13. Instruct the family in the clients total occupational therapy program.
14. Instruct other health team personnel regarding occupational therapy for specific clients.
15. Attend care conferences as deemed necessary.
16. Participate in inservice programs.
17. Serve on the clinical record review committee.
18. Perform other related tasks and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

Job Requirements

Appropriate qualifications:
1. Be eighteen (18) years of age or older
2. Must have a valid NM Driver's license
3. Must have reliable transportation available during work hours. Vehicle must be properly registered and insured in conformity with state law.
4. Must possess current CPR and First Aid Certification
5. Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum, accredited jointly by the committee of allied health education and accreditation of the American medical association and the American occupational therapy association or eligible for the national registration examination of the American occupational therapy association.
6. Be currently registered/licensed and occupational therapist in the state in which practicing.
7. Have at least one (1) years practice in acute hospital or equivalent practice.
8. Have demonstrated professional behavior and appearance.
9. Posses US citizenship or evidence of a valid alien work permit.
10. Posses and maintain good physical and mental health including current TB testing (refer to health screening policy).
11. Posses expertise of principles and practice of occupational therapy.
12. Have demonstrated capability to exercise independent judgment.
13. Have demonstrated capability to function in an unstructured home setting.

REGULATORY Requirements:
1. Satisfactory completion of pre-employment health screening if applicable, including drug screening.
2. Satisfactory completion of background check in conformity with State of New Mexico Caregivers Criminal History Screening Program.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
practice At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified

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Ambercare provides a full range of care and services including home healthcare, hospice care and personal care services.
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