Home Health Occupational Therapist (OT)- Morris Area

US-IL-Palos Heights
Job ID
2017-3924
Category
Occupational Therapy (OT / COTA)

Overview

Great Lakes Caring understands that the value and quality of our care relies upon the ability and satisfaction of our employees. We prioritize patient care and employee satisfaction above corporate profitability. Because our core values underscore the foundation of our culture, we created I Am Great Lakes Caring to ensure that every employee embraces and is committed to our company's focus and mission. If you share our commitment to delivering superior quality care and loving where you work, then we invite you to join our team of compassionate professionals.

 

JOB OVERVIEW:

 

I am committed to quality. It is at the core of everything I do and every decision I make.

 

The Occupational Therapist is a registered professional who directs, supervises, evaluates and provides occupational therapy services to patients on an intermittent basis in the home, in accordance with the physician’s orders.

 

My commitment will include:

  • Accurately and completing evaluating the occupational therapy patient to determine the rehabilitation needs and potential for achievement.
  • Participating in the development and implementation of the plan of care, which will be the foundation of the care delivery that the patient will receive.
  • Ensure quality and continuity of care and proper discharge planning.
  • Supervising and/or providing clinical direction to the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), Home Health Aide (HHA), and clinical staff to ensure the therapy plan of care is followed.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum, accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and American Occupational Therapy Association; or eligible for the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Licensure: Current State License showing registration as an Occupational Therapist. Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Experience: One (1) year experience as an occupational therapist in a clinical care setting or home health preferred.
  • Skills: Requires interpersonal skills and ability to learn supervisory skills. Strong verbal & written communication desired.
  • Transportation: Reliable transportation.

 

I am committed to a caring culture that embraces teamwork and supports the employee.

 

At Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice we want you to love your work and the people you work with, while making a positive difference in the lives of patients. That is why a career at Great Lakes Caring offers:

  • A new challenge that allows you to make your work meaningful. We help people every day who are in need of our care.
  • Competitive compensation (based on experience)
  • A full line of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement within our organization and longevity
  • NURSECAR company car program
  • Tuition reimbursement and certification testing to help you reach your goals

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

I am committed to integrity, efficiency and the highest ethical standards.

 

Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice is one of the nation’s leading providers of a coordinated continuum of health care, consisting of home health, palliative and hospice care. Its health care services are delivered with an unparalleled level of quality by our dedicated team of health care professionals via prudent value-based health care management. Great Lakes Caring’s primary focus is to provide superior quality health care to those we are honored to serve, utilizing state-of-the-art technology and innovative processes which drive extraordinary patient outcomes. With 24 locations and over 2,600 employees, the Company is one of the largest providers of home health and hospice in the United States and is nationally renowned as one of only eight home health and hospice companies in the nation recognized for “Top 50” clinical, operational and financial leadership excellence.

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