Job Description

Job Title: Occupational Therapist, HH (Soldiers & Sailors)
Job ID: 170001TY
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8a-4:30p M-F
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Soldiers + Sailors
Department: SRHH-REH Occup Therapy
Location: 32-36 Central Avenue, Wellsboro PA 16901

Description

UPMC Susquehanna Soldiers and Sailors is looking for full-time Occupational Therapist (Home Health) to provide services in the home and community setting to individuals in Tioga and the surrounding area!

Schedule: Monday through Friday

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Driver's license and automobile insurance required

 

Provide age sensitive professional occupational therapy services in the home and community setting, including assessment, intervention, treatment and instruction to individuals of all ages to maximize functional abilities and ensure optimal care.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 Practice.
  • 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.
  • Maintains and completes all required documentation, orders, Point of Care or written, promptly and accurately within Agency and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information same day, if applicable.
  • Advises and consults with the family, inter-intradisciplinary team members, physicians and other professionals, as appropriate, to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Assigns and supervises the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, if applicable.
  • Identifies develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the Agency's Home Health or Early Intervention programs that will enhance the quality of services we provide.

 

Qualifications

Graduate of an Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association; or

 

Is eligible for the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association; or

 

Two (2) years of appropriate experience as an occupational therapist, and has achieved a satisfactory grade on a proficiency examination conducted, approved, or sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service, except that such determinations of proficiency do not apply with respect to persons initially licensed by a State or seeking initial qualification as a occupational therapist after December 31, 1977 required.

 

One (1) year of Occupational Therapy experience to practice without supervision or less than one (1) year if practicing under supervision, i.e., ALF/PCH, required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
National Board Certification in Occupational therapy preferred.

Member of American Occupational Therapy association preferred.

CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Act 33 Child Clearance w Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance w Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $31.30 to $46.95

Union Position: No

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