Occupational Therapist in Daytona Beach, FL at ResCare

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Occupational Therapist

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Occupational Therapist.

About this Line of Business

As one of the industry's largest providers, HomeCare services offers care for more than 20,000 individuals across the country. We deliver quality, compassionate and highly individualized in-home care and support that helps seniors stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether our clients are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities.

HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as differentiated offerings in home monitoring with Rest Assured(R) Telecare that help reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.

As a(n) Occupational Therapist you will: 

  • Perform a thorough evaluation of daily living and work-related skills, assessing the needs of the person receiving services and set measurable objectives that are formulated in conjunction with the rehabilitation team. Adjust treatment as needed to achieve maximum results.
  • Design community reintegration activities to assist the person served in physical and cognitive reconditioning and coordinate the plan with members of the interdisciplinary team. Assist the person receiving services in understanding their needs and limitations and how to manage them during function.
  • Recommend and/or design special adaptive equipment for the person served to improve function in their home, community and/or work environments. Incorporate the use of adaptive equipment to enhance the rehabilitation program.
  • Design retraining programs and train staff and family members to carry out the retraining program including dressing, feeding, grooming, hygiene and community re-entry skills.
  • Provide training to the person receiving services and as appropriate, all others involved in that person's rehabilitation. Analyze and document the result of any training.
  • Responsible to apply professional knowledge and skills in accordance with accepted standards of clinical practice, to facilitate problem resolutions, and thereby the achievement of individualized goals and outcomes for the person served.
  • Report progress to the rehabilitation staff, person served and family members and observe/document and report changes in the condition of the person served to the Clinical Coordinator/designee, attending physician and other team treatment team members as appropriate.Provide treatment progress and status documentation on the person served in accordance with the Plan of Treatment.
  • Participate in the team process provide input and effective treatment strategies. Attend case conferences and family educational meetings.
  • Develop, teach and assess the plan of treatment. Guide the Rehabilitation Specialist/Certified Nursing Assistant in fulfillment of the plan. Use appropriate methods and tools in all teaching and training activities, including teaching in preparation for discharge.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in response to person served office and/or program needs.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Maintain professional license and/or certification as required by the state in which the therapist is practicing
  • 1 year of experience preferred
  • Knowledge of rehabilitation techniques related to complex neurological injury generally required.
  • Effective communication skills are also required.
  • Current CPR certification is required.
  • The candidate must successfully complete any/all required pre-employment evaluation test (s) per policy in each assigned area of practice.
  • Good organizational and communication skills are needed. Ability to function with minimum supervision.
  • Reliable transportation is required.
  • The candidate will have the physical ability to perform job related duties which may require lifting, standing, bending, stooping, stretching, walking, pushing, and pulling with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • A health examination must be successfully completed prior to assignment and periodically thereafter, as required by Company Policy, and/or state regulations to verify that he/she is physically capable of performing assigned duties with or without reasonable accommodations.

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Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

139 EXECUTIVE CIR STE 202 , DAYTONA BEACH, FL 32114-7102 USA