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Occupational Therapy Assist Per Visit

Company: MedStar Visiting Nurse Association
Location: Middle River
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Job Description:

  • Job Summary
    • Provides occupational therapy treatment as directed by the occupational therapist and in accordance with agency standards, the laws and regulations governing the provision of occupational therapy services in the State of Maryland, District of Columbia or Virginia and other regulatory requirements.
    • Minimum Qualifications
      • Education/Training
        • Graduation from an ACOTE accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant educational program that is recognized by the Board of OT.
        • Experience
          • 1 year clinical experience.
          • License/Certification/Registration
            • Occupational Therapy Assistant license in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia. CPR Certification required.
            • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
              • Good clinical skills. Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.
              • Primary Duties and Responsibilities
                • Assists the occupational therapist in assessing the patient's environment and recommending adaptive equipment and/or home modifications that will maximize the patient's functional abilities and safety. Assists in the attainment of those items that are reimbursable as orthotics/prosthetics or durable medical equipment.
                • Assists the patient and caregiver to plan adequately for discharge. Helps the patient's occupational therapist prepare an adequate discharge plan that would include referrals to appropriate community resources (e.g.outpatient therapy, day care, driver's education) when needed.
                • Communicates with supervisor once every 10 therapy visits or once every 30 calendar days, as needed regarding issues related to the deliver of occupational therapy services and individual patient care.
                • Communicates with the rehab department regarding patient load, scheduling problems, vacation coverage.
                • Contributes to the achievement of established goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Completes annual Code of Conduct, Compliance and other mandatory training. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
                • Maintains effective working relationships with other departments and participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams. Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department and agency in community outreach efforts. Enhances growth and development and enriches personal knowledge and skill through participation in educational programs and affiliations.
                • Maintains ongoing communication with the patient's occupational therapist, physician, health care team, and other individuals as needed regarding aspects of care and patient's status.
                • Performs other duties as assigned.
                • Provides information to the patient regarding functional status and progress towards goals. Duties may include interview, observation, tests and measurements including but not limited to goniometry, taking vital signs, and circumferential measurements. Such duties require the use of tools (e.g. goniometer, sphygmomanometer, stethoscope) and the possession of sight and hearing senses or the use of prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately.
                • Provides medical record entries according to agency standards, professional guidelines, and regulatory requirements for the reimbursement of occupational therapy services. Ninety-five percent accuracy on technical audit.
                • Provides occupational therapy services in accordance with the treatment plan (established by the occupational therapist), agency standards, and other professional and regulatory guidelines. Performance of procedures and modalities, including but not limited to, therapeutic exercise, functional mobility training, heat/cold application.
                • Provides patient and/or caregiver written educational material as directed by the occupational therapist regarding the injury/disease process, functional limitations, and the purpose of treatment interventions, in addition to, training in aspects of care the patient/caregiver will need to manage after discharge. About MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

                  Keywords: MedStar Visiting Nurse Association, Baltimore, Occupational Therapy Assist Per Visit, Healthcare, Middle River, Maryland

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