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Occupational Therapist

Company: Darway Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
Location: Forksville
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Darway Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center -

The licensed therapist evaluates and treats patients and communicates with patients, clients and team members. The licensed therapist maintains documentation of services in the medical record. Conducts in-services and training for patients, clients and team members on an ongoing basis in restorative techniques. - -





Supervise Therapist Assistants and therapy students in direct patient care to carry out plan of care and patient related activities per state practice act and reimbursement regulations. - -

Demonstrate a positive attitude and a collaborative team building approach with all patients, clients and team members. - -

Consistently attends work and provides appropriate notice for scheduled paid time off - - -

Maintains productivity standard as determined by supervisor and clinical needs. - -

Demonstrates consistent knowledge and application of Medicare and other reimbursement regulations. - -

Evaluate patients based upon the physician referral/orders. - -

Develop effective treatment plans with functional, goal based outcomes and ensure approval /orders for services from referring physician. - -

Treat patients according to treatment plan. - -

Record clinical documentation according to accepted regulatory and professional guidelines. - -

Record daily treatment charges per approved billing guidelines. - -

Instruct families and nursing staff regarding restorative/home programs. - -

Participate in discharge planning. - -

Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans. - -

Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings, patient care conferences, utilization review meetings, and other meetings as required or directed. - -

Participate in in-service training program for other staff at the facility. - -

Participate in facility performance improvement programs - -

Coordinate with members of other departments, attending physicians, committee members, and other staff within the Rehab department. - -

Perform other duties as required or directed - -

Screen patients based upon identified need. - -

Assist with cleaning maintenance of treatment area and department - -

Secure necessary durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment for patients. - -

Report any problems with department equipment to appropriate personnel so that it is maintained in good working order. - -

Travel or float between facilities as determined by supervisor and patient needs. - -





The Staff Therapist is at high risk for exposure to blood and body fluids. - -



Reports to the Director of Rehab or Designee for both administrative and patient care responsibilities. - -



Supervises Assistants, rehab techs, temp/provisional licensees and therapy students. - -

Keywords: Darway Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Scranton , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Forksville, Pennsylvania

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