Company: Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC
Posted on: August 8, 2022
Occupational Therapist (OT)Part Time or PRN
Who We Are
We foster a culture driven by a team of passionate, mission-driven
professionals. We're pioneering a bright future for therapy
providers who are motivated to do what's right for patients and
those who are looking for opportunities to advance.
Encore Rehabilitation is a trusted leader in delivering innovative
outsourced rehabilitation solutions tailored to the unique needs of
our variety of provider partners. High-quality care with meaningful
clinical outcomes with Therapist located nationwide.
Encore invites you to join our incredible team of employees and
What We Offe r:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
401K Company match
Company paid life insurance
Career development opportunities
Employee assistance program
Health savings account
Provides and directs occupational therapy services to residents,
including assessment, treatment, program planning and
implementation, related documentation, and communication. Functions
under physician's orders.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Provides occupational therapy services to residents and initiates
referrals when appropriate and in accordance with Occupational
Therapy Department procedures.
Conducts screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine
need for intervention/treatment.
Evaluates residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning
and implementation. Conducts specialized evaluations as
Interprets and communicates evaluation findings to residents,
family, and other team members.
Establishes individual resident schedules in conjunction with other
Develops treatment plans by identifying a problem list, including
short and long-term goals and methods to achieve identified
Coordinates treatment plan with resident, family and other team
Implements and conducts treatment as outlined in treatment
Monitors resident's response to intervention and modifies treatment
as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician
Develops appropriate home or community programming to maintain and
enhance the performance of the resident in their own
Documents results of resident's assessment, treatment, follow-up
and termination of services.
Adapts treatment to meet the individual needs of the resident.
Provides/recommends/fabricates adaptive devices or other equipment.
Trains residents, family and appropriate staff in the use or
application of orthotics and prosthetics.
Participates in discharge planning.
Supervises and directs COTA's in the implementation of the
Supervises students and volunteers.
Reviews the quality and appropriateness of the total services
delivered and of individual occupational therapy programs for
effectiveness and efficiency, using predetermined criteria.
Participates in resident, family and staff education.
Confers formally and informally with other team members in
coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the resident.
Adheres to Occupational Therapy Department procedures regarding
documentation of occupational therapy services.
Attends in-service meetings and facility meetings as required.
Provides in-service education to members of the resident's care
team and education to the community.
Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and
Records indirect time and billable treatment times according to
Occupational Therapy Department procedures and submits
weekly/monthly statistics to regional office.
Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of
practice, department procedures and productivity standards.
Maintains safe and clean work area and adheres to facility/company
Complies with all infection control, Universal Precautions and OSHA
standards for the healthcare professional.
Consistently demonstrates sound judgment in the evaluation,
planning, implementation and follow-up or resident therapy
Maintains positive relationships and rapport with coworkers,
residents, family members and facility personnel.
Reports to work on time and adheres to schedule maintaining
acceptable patient ratios and work efficiency during assigned
Assists with and participates in quality assurance program as
Adheres to established confidentiality standards.
Projects a positive and professional image at all times.
Performs other duties as assigned.
RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from an accredited
Successful completion of National Certification Examination for
Current state licensure or license eligible.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and WORK ENVIRONMENT
These essential functions described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions
of an occupational therapist. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these
Physical requirements for this position are classified as medium
under the Department of Labor classification. The employee must be
capable of exerting 20-50 pounds of force occasionally (less than
1/3 of the time), and/or 10-20 pounds of force frequently (1/2 of
the time), and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 of the
time) to move objects, equipment and/or residents. While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to
stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch; use hands to
manipulate tools, equipment or controls; reach with hands and arms,
balance, lift and perform medium to maximum transfer assists with
residents. The employee is required to have visual and hearing
acuity sufficient enough to assess resident safety and ability.
This position is classified as a Category 1 for the purpose of
exposure determination under the OSHA Regulations regarding the
Standard on Occupational Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens (29CFR
1910.1030). Category 1 is defined as all procedures or job- related
tasks that involve an inherent risk for mucous membrane or skin
contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for
spills and/or splashes of blood or body fluids. The use of
protective equipment and measures is required for every employee
engaged in Category 1 tasks.
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