Role: Occupational Therapist (Per Diem) Assignment: Humana at Home - SeniorBridge Location: Port St. Lucie or Martin County, FL
Humana’s dream is to help our members and our own associates achieve lifelong well-being. Use your clinical experience to work with patients and providers in a nontraditional environment where your knowledge will make a difference. Our associates know their work is vitally important; we strive to ensure we provide perfect service with one-on-one member interactions as a coach, personal nurse, or clinical advisor. Humana’s Perfect Service® means getting the basics done right, delivering value and quality, providing guidance on needs, and being engaged with our members. We want to help our members make the right choices to live life fully. We begin that process by connecting our members with an associate who cares.
Be a part of our Clinical Space – as an Occupational Therapist you will engage our members to develop lifelong wellbeing and health.
Humana at Home - Seniobridge (Home Health - Medicare Certified) is seeking a per diem Occupational Therapist who will collaborate with other health care givers. The Occupational Therapist is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for occupational therapy services.
Job Functions * Evaluates patient’s functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.). Evaluates home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living. Identifies equipment needs. Participates in the development of the total plan of care.
Provide occupational therapy services as prescribed by a physician, physician assistant, or advanced registered nurse practitioner, acting within their scope of practice, which can be safely provided in the home and to assist the physician, physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner in evaluating the patient’s level of function by applying diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
For patients who plan to return to work, the occupational therapist may perform work capacity evaluation and may refer to specialized vocational training in accordance with Organization policy.
Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other Organization professionals.
May teach new skills or retrain patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with Organization policy.
Guides the patient in the use of therapeutic, creative and self-care activities for the purpose of improving function; may fabricate splints and instruct patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.
May train patient in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.
Observes and records findings and activities and maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician, physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition, or when there are deviations from the plan of care. Submits these records in accordance with Organization policy.
Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient’s care to promote coordinated, efficient care.
Instructs the patient, caregivers, and other members of the health care team, when appropriate, in therapeutic procedures of occupational therapy.
Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by Organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the Organization.
Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as appropriate.
Instructs patient’s family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in patient’s treatment regime when indicated and appropriate.
Supervises certified occupational therapy assistants according to organization policy and state regulations.
When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two (2) weeks.
Participates in discharge planning for patient.
Graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allies Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Currently licensed as an Occupational Therapist and meet the requirements of chapter 468 FS, part 3 for Occupational Therapy
Recent clinical experience in Occupational Therapy.
Current CPR certification.
Valid Drivers License, car insurance and access to an automobile.
ACHA Level II Background clearance.
This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana’s Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.
Must be detailed oriented.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Sensitivity to cultural diversity.
Strong customer service skills. Role Desirables
Bilingual a plus.
Registered with the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Additional Information Humana is an organization with careers that change lives—including yours. As an innovator in the fast-paced industry of healthcare, we offer our associates careers that challenge, support and inspire them to use their passion for helping others and to lead their best lives. If you’re ready to help people achieve lifelong well-being, and be a part of an organization that is growing and poised to make an impact on the future of healthcare, Humana has the right opportunity for you.
As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology called Montage Voice to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Montage Voice allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information from you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.
If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence(please be sure to check your spam or junk folders often to ensure communication is not missed)inviting you to participate in a Montage Voice interview. In this interview, you will listen to a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 to 30 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.
Title: Occupational Therapist (Per Diem) - Home Health - Medicare Certified (Port Saint Lucie or Martin County, FL)
Location: FL-West Palm Beach
Other Locations: US-FL-Port Saint Lucie
Requisition ID: 169427