Occupational Therapist OT

ID
2024-21675
FutureCare Facility
FutureCare Chesapeake
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Days

Overview

At FutureCare our Occupational Therapist are a part of the interdiscplinary team who provide support and information to our residents in need of rehabilitation therapy.  Under the direction of the Rehap Director the Occupational Therapist use sound judgement and provide adequate care in the performance of trerapeutic procedures while using assistive devices intended to maximize functional potentials in all areas of the residen's life. 

 

Voted 12 years in a row in The Baltimore Sun as a “Top Workplace” and recognized in US Newsweek’s publication as “Best Nursing Home”, FutureCare stands out as a leader in managing health care across a continuum of care. We are known for recognizing hard work and dedication and reward our team members for their compassion and care. We also offer a highly Competitive Salary, Excellent Benefits Package, Flex/Advance Pay, Paid Time Off, Referral Bonus, Employee Assistance Plan, Tuition Assistance, Career Growth Ladder, and a 401K Plan.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Review available resident information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process
  • Conduct and document a thorough functional assessment of the resident, utilizing standardized procedures
  • Provide assessment of home/vocational and equipment needs as suggested
  • Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on resident needs and containing achievable functional goals
  • Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines as defined by facility policy, practice regulations and state/federal regulations
  • Complete appropriate documentation in the resident’s medical record following each treatment session
  • Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process
  • Document the course of treatment in a clear, concise discharge summary, utilizing a prescribed format
  • Instruct Assistants in treatment procedures to be utilized and provide appropriate supervision while such staffs are working with residents
  • Orient residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs as well as inform patients of any potential risk during any procedure
  • Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident’s use of functional abilities
  • Establish and instruct resident and family/other caregiver in exercises and therapeutic procedures to be continued following discharged
  • Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge 
  • Maintains current knowledge of community resources
  • Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required.
  • Comply with regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
  • Provide input to the Rehab Director or supervisor on clinical performance of Assistants and Aides as requested and appropriate
  • Attend and participate in rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problem or needs
  • Promotes the programs and services of the nursing facility through formal and informal interactions with the community
  • Adhere to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
  • Abide by the standards identified in FutureCare’s Statement of Corporate Ethics and the Corporate Compliance Plan
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current Occupational Therapist license/certification in the State of Maryland
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in rehabilitation
  • Supervision, training and/or experience in a long-term care or sub-acute setting preferred
  • Certification and demonstrated competency in identified areas of specialization
  • Demonstrated ability to assess resident needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements

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