Occupational Therapist, Home Health (Kane, Mt. Jewett, Wilcox, Johnsonburg, and Ridgway)
Posted on: July 16, 2021
UPMC Home Health is hiring a Casual
Occupational Therapist to join its team and support the Kane, Mt.
Jewett, Wilcox, Johnsonburg, and Ridgway area's!
the team that’s providing the highest quality of home health care
in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the
support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Services has
demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents
and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the
true impact in your community where you’ll have the confidence that
your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care
system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives
- Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform
the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal
- Identifies develops and participates in process improvement
opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the
quality of services we provide.
- Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which
coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC Home
Healthcare towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and
other departments within the organization.
- Continually develops professional skills by assuming
responsibility for on-going continuing education.
- Assigns and supervises the Certified Occupational Therapy
- Advises and consults with the family, inter-intradisciplinary
team members, physicians and other professionals, as appropriate,
to ensure optimal patient care.
- Maintains and completes all documentation promptly and
accurately including visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders
on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the
patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards. Data
syncs (transmits) information same day.
- Provide occupational therapy services and participates in the
development of an occupational therapy plan of treatment including
modalities, frequency and treatment in collaboration with the
referring physician for patients from birth to geriatrics to assist
patient in obtaining maximum functional independence within the
standards of occupational therapy.
- Evaluates, plans, and treats patients in an effective
Occupational Therapy Program including the use of modalities and
assistive devices within the Standards of Occupational Therapy
Graduate of an Occupational Therapy
curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health
Education and Accreditation ofthe American Medical Association and
the American Occupational Therapy Association; orIs eligible for
the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational
Therapy Association; orTwo (2) years of appropriate experience as
an occupational therapist, and has achieved a satisfactory grade on
a proficiencyexamination conducted, approved, or sponsored by the
U.S. Public Health Service, except that such determinations of
proficiency donot apply with respect to persons initially licensed
by a State or seeking initial qualification as an occupational
therapist after December31, 1977 required.One (1) year of
Occupational Therapy experience to practice without supervision or
less than one (1) year if practicing undersupervision, i.e.,
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Basic Life Support OR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Occupational
Therapist Effective Date 03/30/2010 Effective Sequence 0National
Board Certification in Occupational therapy preferred.Member of
American Occupational therapy association is preferred.CPR required
based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills
demonstration component within 30 days of hire
- Automotive Insurance
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Driver's License
- Occupational Therapist (OT)
- Act 33 with renewal
- Act 34
- UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
Keywords: UPMC, Erie , Occupational Therapist, Home Health (Kane, Mt. Jewett, Wilcox, Johnsonburg, and Ridgway), Other , Kane, Pennsylvania
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