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Occupational Therapist

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

West Georgia Medical Center

Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Full-Time or Part-Time Availablility

The Occupational Therapist will be working in the home health setting and traveling to patient homes and is responsible for age appropriate interventions for the client that meet physical, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs to patients whom require rehabilitative care. The Occupational Therapist is responsible to collaborate with all disciplines throughout the episode of care, to ensure all goals are met. The Occupational Therapist provides delivery of high quality continuous care providing assessment, therapeutic exercises, education, and treatments in the patient's home. The Therapist participates in a preceptor role, for new employees and works in cooperation with other disciplines. The Therapist is responsible for attending inservices, staff meetings, special projects and continuing education.

Sign on Bonus, Work Life Balance, Flexibility

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy. Required Minimum Certification
    • Licensed as an Occupational Therapist by the State of Georgia
    • BLS certification
    • Valid Georgia Driver's License required Required Minimum Experience
      • One year of Full-time Occupational Therapy experience
      • Home Health experience preferred Required Minimum Skills
        • Strong critical care assessment and rehabilitative skills required. Positive leadership, problem solving skills, strong organizational and time management skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
        • Use of window based computer, utilizing home health patient software, email, internet, computer based learning modules, etc.
        • Good understanding of home health operations, reimbursement, law and regulatory processes.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Columbus , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Lafayette, Georgia

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