Signature Service Occupational Therapist/OT-Home Health in Newport, Oregon
Home Health Occupational Therapist
Part-Time 24 hours per week
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday
Coverage Area: Newport to Yachats
Signature Healthcare at Home - 1547 North Coast Hwy 101 Suite A - Newport, Oregon 97365
The Home Health Occupational Therapist/OT provides rehabilitative and skilled occupational therapy services to patients in their place of residence.
Make initial evaluation visits to patients and develop and implement an appropriate plan of care based on the patient’s physical, social and cultural environment.
Use various tests to determine patient’s individualized needs related to functionality status, activities of daily living/ADL’s, and fine motor coordination as they relate to the patient’s.
Perform manual and functional therapy exercises and activities with the patient.
Complete safety assessments of the patient’s residence, providing recommendations to multidisciplinary staff, family and caregivers.
Instruct and educate families and caregivers in the use adaptive equipment and environmental modifications.
Instruct and supervise Signature caregivers, CNA’s, and COTA’s.
Revise patient’s plan of care as necessary, and document clinical and progress notes the day of service.
Graduate of an ACOTE accredited occupational therapy education program.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an OT in this state.
Current CPR Certification.
Minimum 1 year recent work experience as an OT.
Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers.
Ability to meet productivity expectations, organize tasks and manage time effectively.
Work independently without supervision, and use good judgment in difficult situations.
Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
Please apply on line for this position here:
Signature Healthcare at Home – Regional Recruiter
Tel: 503-607-0614 |C: 971-264-8367 | F: 1-866-415-6242
Hospice | Home Health | Home Care
Time of day and or shift schedule: Day
External Company Name: Northwest Hospice, LLC