Occupational Therapist - Home Health
Company: Sanford Health
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: May 13, 2020
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Facility: Sioux Falls Home Health
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Assesses clients/patients and designs occupational therapy
treatments. Help clients/patients to develop, maintain and recover
their ability to perform tasks in clients/patients occupations of
life. The therapist conducts evaluations and provides interventions
for clients/patients who have functional, cognitive or behavioral
impairments. Occupational Therapist evaluate physical, cognitive,
developmental and psychosocial abilities of clients/patients;
developing realistic therapy goals and administering appropriate
occupational therapy programs. Documents client's/patient's
information for evaluation; establishes therapeutic plans and
modifies them if necessary. Provides clients/patients education
designed to enhance understanding and improve functional outcomes.
Knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related treatments and
evaluations relating to the needs of clients/patients. Demonstrate
and incorporate knowledge of current research into daily treatment
May treat individuals of all ages with varying diagnosis and
disorders. Will demonstrate documentation in accordance with
departmental guidelines and meet all regulatory requirements.
Demonstrates level of treatment associated with their specialty
provided to their clients/patients. Follows and adheres to accepted
clinical practice guidelines of professional organization.
Exhibits flexibility with acceptance of variable work
schedules/assignments. Participates in activities to promote the
department, Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health. Will be
interacting with individuals outside of the department including
but not limited to: providers, case managers, family members, third
party payers, public organizations, etc. May be asked to supervise
assistants, aides, and students as they provide patient care,
treatment, or other services. Will be expected to provide ongoing
education and training to peers in the area(s) of expertise as
determined by the department leadership. Performs other related
duties as requested by manager.
Dependent on facility and location, work may focus on those
receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care, and home
health care environments.
Appropriate education level required in accordance with state
Must be licensed in the state(s) of practice as Occupational
Must also be certified through the National Board of Certification
in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). When applicable, may require valid
driver's license. Obtains and subsequently maintains required
department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life
Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the
first 60 days of employment.
In the state of South Dakota and Iowa, new graduates in the process
of testing with the board, will be considered with the possession
of a temporary license.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to
request an accommodation for help with your online application,
please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-18413
Keywords: Sanford Health, Sioux Falls , Occupational Therapist - Home Health, Healthcare , Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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