Therapy Works of Nebraska Occupational Therapist Norfolk, NE · Part time Company website

Occupational Therapist for contract work in local long term care settings

Description

We currently have an Incredible part-time opportunity in Northeast Nebraska. We are looking for a committed and patient-focused Occupational Therapist to provide services in local long term care facilities.

 

Benefits Include:

 

·        Monday through Friday Flexible Schedule

·        Competitive salary

 

Qualifications:

 

We are looking for a proactive professional who has a positive “team player” attitude and meets the following requirements:

·        Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum with a degree in Occupational Therapy – New Grad Welcome!

  • Current Licensure to practice occupational therapy in the State of Nebraska
  • Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities
  • Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) or obtain NPI prior to employment.
  • Results-oriented with strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills.

 

Responsibilities

·        Address client’s aspects of performance to support engagement in occupations that affect health, well-being and life quality

·        Select and adapt the appropriate per case occupational therapy treatment model, method and approach to direct the process of interventions

·        Apply interventions to maximize safety and performance in activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL)

·        Teach clients new ways of approaching tasks and educate them on how to break down activities into achievable components

·        Assess client’s home and other environments and advice on alterations consistent with their needs and capabilities

·        Recommend adaptive equipment and train in its use

·        Guide and educate family members and caregivers

·        Observe, note, and report on progress of long and short term treatment goals

·        Collect data and document processes followed

·        Regularly follow-up client