AlphaCare Home Health Corp. Occupational Therapist (Per-Diem) San Bruno, CA · Part time Company website

Provide skilled therapy intervention and treatment to patients in the home setting. This care includes appropriate utilization of treatment plans and assessment skills. Careful monitoring of the patient’s status and progress toward goals as well as compliance with physician’s orders. Responsible for educating patients and caregivers while preparing the patient/caregiver for discharge as appropriate.

Description

Qualifications/Educational Requirements:

  • Valid State License as an Occupational Therapist
  • Bilingual (preferred)
  • Ability to relate positively and favorably with patients and staff
  • Demonstrate good oral and written communication along with good documentation skills
  • Must be able to travel within different areas of the Bay Area including, but not limited to, San Francisco and San Mateo County
  • Must have valid driver's license and current auto insurance


Responsibilities/essential functions: The person in this position must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Implement occupational therapy services in accordance with physician’s plan of treatment.
  • Assist the physician in the evaluation and assessment of the client’s level of
  • functioning by applying appropriate tests and assist in the development and revision of the plan of care.
  • Treat the client through use of therapeutic activities designed to restore function and self care activities for improving function.
  • Observe record and report the clients’ reaction to treatment and any changes in the clients’ condition to the physician, Clinical Manager and Case Manager.
  • Educate client/caregiver and health care team in the phases of occupational therapy in which they may assist the client, in the use of adaptive devices, and durable medical equipment, as appropriate.
  • Provides staff in-service education as directed by Clinical Manager.
  • Assess and regularly re-evaluate the needs of the client, develop, implement and revise the client’s plan of care.
  • Initiate diagnostic, preventive and rehabilitative procedures as appropriate to the client’s care safety.
  • Assist with plan of care and maintain continuity of multidisciplinary clients whenever needed to ensure good coordination of care.
  • Promote coordination of care through interdisciplinary case conferences and communication with physician and field staff.
  • Develop, prepare and maintain individualized client care progress records with accuracy, timeliness and according to policies. Submit accurate documentation in accordance with agency policies.
  • Stay up-to-date on occupational trends and knowledge for service provision, documentation and care coordination.
  • Participate in staff meetings, in-service programs and Utilization reviews.
  • Participate in the agency’s quality improvement program.
  • Supervise the Occupational Therapy Aide at least every 30 days.
  • Able to lift 50lbs.
  • Perform other related and assigned duties.


AlphaCare Home Health Corp. is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Salary

$55 - $65 per hour