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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - HOME HEALTH CARE
at Trinity Healthcare
Department:40064_40091 BLH OT
Expected Weekly Hours:40
Job Description Details:
Mercy Home Health Care is in need of a Full-time Occupational Therapist for the Suburban branch.
Consults, evaluates, plans and administers skilled Occupational Therapy services prescribed by a physician to homebound patients to restore function, relieve pain and prevent disability following illness, disease, injury, or surgery. Collaborates with Inter-disciplinary team members to assure patient's needs are met, and quality of care is achieved. When acting as the patient care manager, will manage, oversee and provide primary patient care delivery to a select group of patients supporting the patient centered care model, assuring quality and maintaining open communication. Interacts with any and all members of the care group both internal and external to the organization as needed.
1 year of clinical practice as a licensed Occupational Therapist required.
Currently licensed to practice as a Occupational Therapist in applicable state.
Working knowledge in navigating through Excel and utilization of Microsoft Outlook and Word. Excellent communication and problem solving skills. Excellent organization and time management skills. Ability to multi-task. Excellent inter-personal skills, and ability to work with an Inter-Disciplinary Team approach. Self confident and assertive, flexible, reliable and dependable. Positive, can do attitude. Currently licensed or eligible for a license to operate an automobile in the applicable state. CPR certification. Regular availability to work.
Recent home care experience preferred.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. It serves people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with 93 hospitals, and 120 continuing care locations — including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities - that provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.
Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues, including 5,300 employed physicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, we are known for our focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, Trinity Health is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.