05/23/2017

OT, Occupational Therapist, Full-Time or Part Time

  • BAYADA Home Health Care
  • Egg Harbor Township, NJ, United States
Full Time Occupational Therapist

Job Description

****$5,000 Sign On Bonus****

****$3,000 Referral Bonus****

 

BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist, OT, for a Full-Time opportunity performing home health visits for our Linwood Visits office, located in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. This office services adult and geriatric clients on a per visit basis in territories within Atlantic County, New Jersey. One year prior clinical experience as a licensed OT is required. As a home care Occupational Therapist, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides rehabilitative care and skilled nursing to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive the medical care required to remain at home.

 

At BAYADA, we believe our employees are our greatest asset.  We are committed to investing in people and nurturing their desire to grow. Watch this video to learn more about field employee career pathing:


Responsibilities for a OT - Occupational Therapist include:

  • Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
  • Perform thorough OT evaluations of patients’ functional status, including muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, and ADL and IADL performance.
  • Assess cognitive, psychological and motor aspects of performance and develop individualized intervention plans to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Evaluate home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living.
  • Identify equipment needs and environmental adaptations resulting in enhanced outcomes for clients.
  • Continually assess and revise the occupational therapy care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.
  • Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety and independent living.
  • Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.


Qualifications for a OT - Occupational Therapist include:

  • A current New Jersey Occupational Therapist license.
  • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Graduation from an occupational therapy program accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the AMA and the AOTA, as indicated by school transcript or diploma.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and problem solving skills.
  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

 

BAYADA believes that our employees are our greatest asset:

  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values.
  • Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities.
  • Advance your career with specially designed career tracks.
  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability.
  • Benefits may include medical, dental, and life insurance; mileage reimbursement; paid time off; weekly pay and direct deposit; scholarship opportunities; one-on-one training; recognition programs; referral bonuses; 401(k) with company match; and opportunities for career advancement.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Benefits

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Mileage Reimbursement

Compensation

Competitive

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