Occupational Therapist (OT) – PRN

Occupational Therapist (OT) – PRN Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Occupational Therapist (OT) – PRN to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides training to patients, families, caregivers, and staff;
  • Participates in quality improvement programs;
  • Demonstrates courtesy, compassion, and respect to patients, caregivers, customers, physicians, and co-workers;
  • Maintain Compliance with Daybreak’s Compliance Program and plan, adhere to the Daybreak’s Code of Conduct,
  • Completes required educational training per Daybreak policy,
  • Participates in clinical program development and implementation;
  • Demonstrates working knowledge and application of Medicare, Medicaid, and other reimbursement systems;
  • Provides clinical documentation on a timely basis;
  • Modifying and updating the therapy plan of care to reflect progress toward outcomes;
  • Performing comprehensive subjective and objective admission and ongoing assessment of client functional status and activities of daily living;
  • Providing therapy interventions aimed at achieving realistic outcomes within a specified period of time;
  • Participating in the development, review, and updating of the care plan;
  • Evaluating effectiveness of teaching and modifying accordingly;
  • Complete all required clinical and billing documentation as indicated and submit in a timely manner;
  • Maintain appropriate documentation in the patient chart, and re-evaluate patient progress and revise treatment programs as necessary.

Requirements:

  • Supervising Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, as well as supervising OT and COTA students;
  • Participating in discharge planning for each patient including placement, patient/family education and adaptive equipment;
  • Participating in departmental, hospital, and community continuing education seminars and in-services;
  • Performing timely and accurate documentation;
  • Exhibiting a “customer service” attitude;
  • Instilling confidence in team members, patients and families;
  • Minimum of 1 year of occupational therapy experience in acute care; home care settings, preferred;
  • Auto liability insurance per policy plus current and unrestricted driver’s license;
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, and problem-solving skills;
  • Acute care, long-term care and/or rehabilitation experience preferred;
  • Graduate of an accredited school for Occupational Therapy and a valid registered license for the state in which employed;
  • Current and valid license as a Occupational Therapist by your state of practice;
  • At least one year of home care and supervisory experience (preferred);
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated competency with physical therapy skills according to personal and legal scope of practice.