Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Therapy Services

Occupational Therapist - OT

Job ID
2017-23098
Type
Regular Full-Time
Hartford Nursing & Rehab Center
217 Toro Road
US-AL-Hartford

Overview

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to Ashley Gilliard at AGilliard@DVCR.com or call 256.933.0002. You may also fax your resume to Ashley Gilliard at 615.915.6927.

 

 

MAKE YOUR MARK, WHERE CARE MATTERS!

Diversicare is a premier provider of post-acute healthcare services with a strong legacy of quality care. We strive to foster a culture of transparency, support, and innovation. Our Mission is to improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations. We are proud to provide work/life integration for our team members and offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Diversicare operates 76 centers in ten states primarily in the Midwest, Southeast and Southwest. As direct caregivers, you will play an instrumental role in taking exceptional care of our patients and residents, our most important responsibility. We are seeking compassionate caregivers to assist our patients and residents with activities of daily living. We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment for our team members. A qualified candidate is responsible for all key accountabilities in a manner that is reflective of Diversicare’s Mission and Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork, and Stewardship. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and residents you serve, Diversicare is the place for you.

As an Occupational Therapist you will provide patient/resident assessment, care planning, direct treatment and consultation to a general rehab caseload. You will participates in the clinical team process and provide teaching and training to care giver staff. You will be involved in clinical program development while supervising licensed assistants, rehab technicians, aides, and students as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and Professional Licensure where required by state law; two years clinical experience preferred.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize independent and effective clinical judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
  • Utilizes effective time management skills.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Must have the ability to lead and motivate subordinates.
  • Ability to drive and have a current state driver’s license.

Benefits:
Diversicare Therapy Services offers a comprehensive employee benefit package including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Short and long term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with matching contribution
  • Vacation, holiday, and sick time accruals
  • Continuing education and licensure reimbursement

Responsibilities

  1. Screens patients/residents.
  2. Upon physician’s orders, evaluates patients/residents and develops appropriate care plans.
  3. May perform additional assigned administrative duties such as: assigning and overseeing patient/resident care activities, medical record oversight, assuring execution of physician orders, ordering supplies, etc.
  4. Under a physician’s order, provides direct patient/resident treatments in accordance with an established plan of care.  Treatment venue includes one-on-one supervised and group.
  5. Contributes to the team meeting and decision-making process as defined by the program.
  6. Consults with and trains patients/residents and caregivers.
  7. Monitors efficiencies on an ongoing basis in collaboration with supervisor.
  8. Documents activities according to the company’s clinical documentation system on a timely basis.
  9. Demonstrates consistent knowledge and application of Medicare and other reimbursement regulations.
  10. Communicates effectively with patients, team members, customers and supervisor.
  11. Promotes positive customer relations.
  12. Provides appropriate consultation to the facility.
  13. Participates in the training and orientation of other staff.
  14. Participates in clinical program development and implementation.
  15. Participates in the interviewing process for new staff.
  16. Participates in census building and marketing activities.
  17. Demonstrates ability for continuous new learning to remain current in the field.
  18. May perform additional duties as requested by the administrator or rehab coordinator/manager.
  19. Participates in quality improvement activities.
  20. Responsible for service and operational excellence of all assigned activities to ensure the delivery of quality services and/or outcomes required to meet or exceed the expectations of those utilizing or impacted by the department.
  21. Exhibits courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, residents, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators, and co-workers.
  22. Ensures the rights of residents are respected.

 

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor or Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy and Professional Licensure where required by state law; two years clinical experience preferred.
  2. Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
  3. Demonstrates ability to utilize independent and effective clinical judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  4. Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
  5. Utilizes effective time management skills.
  6. Demonstrates strong organizational and analytical skills.
  7. Must have the ability to lead and motivate subordinates.
  8. Ability to drive and have a current state driver’s license.

 

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