Occupational Therapist Home Health FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Palm Coast

Job Description

Occupational Therapist Home Health AdventHealth Palm Coast
Location Address: 60 Memorial Medical Parkway Palm Coast, Florida 32164
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Palm Coast
  • Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny Daytona Beach, FL.
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Performs an evaluation, assessing function using a method which objectively measures activities of daily living such as, but not limited to, eating, swallowing, bathing, dressing, toileting, walking, climbing stairs, using assistive devices and mental and cognitive factors, documenting the measurement results in the clinical record.
  • Periodically reassess the patient every 30 days:  provide the ordered therapy service, functionally reassess the patient and compare the resultant measurement to prior assessment measurements.  Document the measurements in the clinical record along with the therapist’s determination of the effectiveness or therapy or lack thereof. 
  • Observes and records activities and findings in the clinical record and reports to the physician the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in patient’s condition, or when there are deviations from the plan of care.
  • Instructs the patient and caregiver in care and use of assistive devices and the activity modifications; establishes a home program.
  • Instructs other health team personnel including, when appropriate, home health aides and caregivers in certain phases of therapy with which they may work with the patient.
  • Selects, applies or modifies skilled intervention consistent with training and scope of practice using various procedures and techniques to achieve the best outcome possible for the patient. (Ex:  therapeutic exercise/activity, neuromuscular re-education, fine motor training, perceptual retraining, cognitive retraining, sensorimotor activities, orthosis fabrication, etc.) Assesses patient response to interventions and performs reassessments as required.
  • Documents in medical record, accurately reflecting treatment provided.   Updates the care plan as needed including the aide care plan; obtains and documents modified orders for changes in the plan of care, performs and documents the aide supervision by the due date.
  • Completes all documentation within the time frame required by the agency, including reassessments, discharge summaries and OASIS documents.
  • Participates in clinical record review, agency staff meetings, therapy meetings and other activities as requested.


What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current state of Florida Occupational Therapy license
  • Current Florida driver’s license
  • Basic Life Support certification
Job Summary:

Provides occupational therapy services prescribed by a physician which can be safely provided in the home, assists the physician in evaluation of the patient's level of function by applying diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to guide the patient in the use of therapeutic, creative, and self-care activities for the purpose of improving function.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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