Licensed Therapist / Occupational Therapist Job in Richmond, Virginia / Home Health Care
Nayar Health Care
Healthcare - Allied Health
103 N Railway Ave
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-Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining occupational therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription. -Helps patient develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities by implementing programs involving manual arts and crafts, practice in functional, prevocational, vocational, and homemaking skills, activities of daily living, and sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities; directing aides, technicians, and assistants. -Promotes maximum independence by selecting and constructing therapies according to individual's physical capacity, intelligence level, and interest. -Evaluates results of occupational therapy by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommending and implementing adjustments and modifications. -Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences. -Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing and instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs. -Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records. -Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential. -Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. -Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. -Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. -Complies with federal, state, and local legal and certification requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. -Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Associated topics: cht, certified occupational therapy assistant, cota, ffs, occupational, occupational therapist, occupational therapist ot, therapist, therapist ot
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