Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital - Athens, Georgia
JOB PURPOSE: Provides skilled occupational therapy in the home setting to patients ranging in age from adolescent through geriatric. Responsible for the overall management and of an assigned case load of patients, coordinating care with multiple disciplines, physicians and community resources to achieve highest level of physical independence. Conducts occupational therapy evaluations and treatments to restore function, relieve pain and prevent disability following illness or injury. Practices in compliance with professional knowledge and standards of clinical practice and in accordance with policies and procedures of the agency, laws and regulations of Medicare, Medicaid and other third party payers. Demonstrates professional growth and accountability. Reports to and is supported by the Piedmont Home Health Clinical Manager.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
1 year experience as a licensed occupational therapist in an acute, outpatient or post-acute setting.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Current GA License as Occupational Therapist. Current CPR certification. Current valid GA driver’s license.
Prior home heatlh experience preferred. Knowledge of OASIS a plus.
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