Directs the assessment, treatment, planning, implementation, education, communication and leadership to address the needs of patients as well as foster working relationships among professionals and ancillary staff. The occupational therapist may serve infants, children, adolescents, adults and senior clients in a home health care or clinic setting.
Occupational Therapist (OT)
Closing Date: Open until filled
Performance Expectations for All Employees:
- Protects confidential information and understands responsibilities regarding confidential information.
- Complies with safety instructions, observes safe work practices, and provides input on safety issues and promotes a safe work environment.
- Consistently demonstrates the agency’s mission to provide quality services for all patients to allow them to remain in their homes and live with independence and dignity for as long as possible.
- Provides services in accordance with physicians’ orders and in compliance with Agency and governmental regulations.
- Meets the agency’s expectations for exemplary customer service.
- Pursues learning opportunities to enhance personal and professional capabilities.
- Adheres to all agency policies and procedures.
- Complies with all local, state, and federal laws & regulations.
- Attends required meetings.
- Provides direct patient care, evaluates functional needs and outcomes, consults with other professionals as necessary, reassesses patient status and adjusts care plan as needed to ensure optimal outcome.
- Designs and implements a plan of care based on evaluation of patient status.
- Conducts provision of therapy within accepted standards of care and in accordance with state law.
- Provides occupational therapy in a home care setting, or outpatient clinic as assigned.
- Communicates effectively with clients, relatives, professional and support staff to achieve desired patient outcome.
- Adheres to established organizational policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
- Maintains current and accurate records of properly signed prescriptions, patient evaluations, treatments, goals and plan of care. Ensures conformity to regulations and requirements of third party payers.
- Performs patient care visits in accordance with Agency productivity requirements.
- Enhances professional growth and development of self and the department staff through presentations and participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops.
- Provides direction and leadership to students, and staff when called upon.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Graduated from an occupational therapy program accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association. Master’s degree in related field preferred.
One year experience in Occupational therapy field. Ability to relate to clients of all ages. Displayed knowledge of patient care skills.
Licensed or eligible for license to practice occupational therapy in Colorado (DORA).
NTSOC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other status protected by law.
Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and NTSOC policies, including the completion of a background check, part of which is a criminal history.