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Occupational Therapist - Home Health Sound

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Chehalis
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:


Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (OT) (Home Health Sound, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to SCS Home Health in Lewis County, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • OT care needs are assessed as needed for OT clients: * After a referral, an accurate history and physical exam are performed. * Documents assessment data within 24 hours of home visit.

  • Describes assessment & accurately interprets data holistically (psychological, physiological, cognitive & medication regime).

  • Observes reimbursement eligibility criteria in implementing services for clients: * Assists in obtaining information to determine alternative payment sources. * Communicates with insurance co. or HMO's to determine eligibility for home care.

  • Determines priorities of client care based on client's needs and available resources: * Manages time effectively. * Prioritizes client's needs effectively.

  • Written plan of care developed which best meets the client's needs holistically. Defines the coordination of care needed. Care plan includes: * Specific OT Interventions. * Referrals as indicated. * Outcome (long term goal\time frame). * Plan revised & updated every 60 days or as client's condition changes.

    Required qualifications for this position include:

    • Bachelor's Degree Occupational Therapy

    • Current Washington State Occupational Therapy License.

    • Valid Washington State driver's license, insured and reliable transportation.

    • Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR certification required.

      Preferred qualifications for this position include:

      • Experience in an acute care facility preferred.

        About the ministry you will serve.

        Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice, in Olympia, Washington is a home health and hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout Mason, Lewis and Thurston counties in Washington state. Our team brings the Providence tradition of excellence into the home setting, and work together with physicians, patients, family members and insurance providers to meet each patient's unique needs. Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice is a non-profit, state licensed and Medicare certified agency.

        Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

        About Providence

        At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

        Requsition ID: P361867
        Company: Providence Jobs
        Job Category: Rehabilitation
        Job Function: Clinical Care
        Schedule: Full time
        Shift: Day
        Career Track: Clinical Professional
        Department: 3304 HOME HEALTH WA OLYMPIA
        Address: WA Chehalis 500 N Washington

        Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Tacoma , Occupational Therapist - Home Health Sound, Healthcare , Chehalis, Washington

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