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Occupational Therapist

Company: BrightStar Care Careers
Location: Litchfield Park
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:






Are you looking for a home care job where you can make a difference in people's lives? Do you want to work for a home care agency that truly cares about you? That's where you can shine. We are proud to offer you the opportunity to pursue your passion at your own level, on a flexible schedule, and with the recognition and benefits you need.Occupational Therapist (OT) Overview:Join a leader in the home health care industry that provides nursing oversight on each and every case - no matter how small. -Each independently owned BrightStar location makes more possible for the community it serves. -If providing compassionate, high quality care as an Occupational Therapist is your passion, BrightStar has an opportunity for you.Our Occupational Therapists will assess physical activity demands against the performance ability of the client and identify and address deficits to improve the client's quality of life and rebuild or maintain the client's independence. -Occupational Therapist (OT) Responsibilities:Provide therapy services to clients according to a physician's written orders. This may include, but is not limited to the following: -Assess and evaluateDevelop a plan of care and treatment making sure plan of care is consistent with assessment -Participate in the development of the client's total plan of treatment -Assess the home environment especially as it relates to fall risk and interventions and home safety -Assess for muscle strength, mobility, gait, and range of motionAssess for potential for -rehabilitationReport client's response to treatment or changes in condition to the Director of Nursing and physician -Initiate therapy program and instructs other personnel and/or family members and caregivers in specific phases of therapy with which they may assist with the client care. -Participate in client case conferences. -Teach/educate client in the use of prosthetic device, as required. -Assist in identifying client and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and reports these needs to the Director of Nursing. -Prepare and submit clinical and progress summaries based on identified and attained goals. -A copy of the summaries will be submitted to the Director of Nursing. -Participate in discharge planning, as appropriate. -Provide in-service education for agency personnel, as needed. -Supervise therapy assistants, if needed, in accordance with organization policy and state regulations. -Assure compliance with all local, state and federal laws and regulations. -Occupational Therapist (OT) Qualifications:Master's Degree in therapy from an accredited therapy program. -Passed a National Therapy Examination -and/or state examination as -required by the state regulation.Compliant with continuing education, as required in Arizona -as a condition of maintaining -licensure.Comply with Arizona state mandated Therapy Practice Act and other legal -mandatesLicensed or certified to practice as a therapist as required by Arizona.. -Two (2) years of appropriate experience as a -therapist. Community/home -health experience, preferredBrightStar Care of Scottsdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. -

Keywords: BrightStar Care Careers, Phoenix , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Litchfield Park, Arizona

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