Company: Encore Rehabilitation Services
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Provides and directs occupational therapy services to residents,
including assessment, treatment, program planning and
implementation, related documentation, and communication. Functions
under physician's orders.Responsibilities:ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be
Provides occupational therapy services to residents and initiates
referrals when appropriate and in accordance with Occupational
Therapy Department procedures.
Conducts screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine
need for intervention/treatment.
Evaluates residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning
and implementation. Conducts specialized evaluations as
Interprets and communicates evaluation findings to residents,
family, and other team members.
Establishes individual resident schedules in conjunction with other
Develops treatment plans by identifying a problem list, including
short and long-term goals and methods to achieve identified
Coordinates treatment plan with resident, family and other team
Implements and conducts treatment as outlined in treatment
Monitors resident's response to intervention and modifies treatment
as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician
Develops appropriate home or community programming to maintain and
enhance the performance of the resident in their own
Documents results of resident's assessment, treatment, follow-up
and termination of services.
Adapts treatment to meet the individual needs of the resident.
- Provides/recommends/fabricates adaptive devices or other
equipment. Trains residents, family and appropriate staff in the
use or application of orthotics and prosthetics.
Participates in discharge planning.
Supervises and directs COTA's in the implementation of the
Supervises students and volunteers.
Reviews the quality and appropriateness of the total services
delivered and of individual occupational therapy programs for
effectiveness and efficiency, using predetermined criteria.
Participates in resident, family and staff education.
Confers formally and informally with other team members in
coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the resident.
Adheres to Occupational Therapy Department procedures regarding
documentation of occupational therapy services.
Attends in-service meetings and facility meetings as required.
Provides in-service education to members of the resident's care
team and education to the community.
Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and
Records indirect time and billable treatment times according to
Occupational Therapy Department procedures and submits
weekly/monthly statistics to regional office.
Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of
practice, department procedures and productivity standards.
Maintains safe and clean work area and adheres to facility/company
Complies with all infection control, Universal Precautions and OSHA
standards for the healthcare professional.
Consistently demonstrates sound judgment in the evaluation,
planning, implementation and follow-up or resident therapy
Maintains positive relationships and rapport with coworkers,
residents, family members and facility personnel.
Reports to work on time and adheres to schedule maintaining
acceptable patient ratios and work efficiency during assigned
Assists with and participates in quality assurance program as
Adheres to established confidentiality standards.
- Projects a positive and professional image at all times.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from an accredited
Successful completion of National Certification Examination for
Current state licensure or license eligible.
Keywords: Encore Rehabilitation Services, Athens , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Commerce, Georgia
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