Occupational Therapist in Kansas City, MO at ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER - HOME CARE

Date Posted: 5/28/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Jackson/N. Cass & Lafayette Counties
    Kansas City, MO
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Growing home health agency is seeking Occupational Therapist. . Excellent staff coordination and communication from the smaller office atmosphere in the branch.

Responsible for assessment, planning, evaluation of function and occupational therapy treatment for assigned patients including but not limited to those with neurological impairment and upper extremity dysfunction, under the direction of a physician. Functions as effective member of the interdisciplinary team in providing care to patients. Acts as a resource for patients, families, caregivers and colleagues.

Assesses the physiological, psychological, socio-economic and educational needs of each assigned patient; determines need for necessary appliances and adaptive equipment. Incorporates OASIS items into appropriate data bases.
Formulates and initiates the plan of care based on evaluation and identified patient needs with patient, family, physician and other team members; includes discharge plan.
Implements care for each assigned patient reflective of the medical plan of treatment and established care plan.
Develops teaching plan in collaboration with patient and family.
Evaluates patient?s response to treatment including progress towards identified goals and revises care plan as indicated.
Supervises care assigned to paraprofessionals on the patient care team.
Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy required

License in both Missouri and Kansas required

At least one year current practice experience