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Occupational Therapist

Tracking Code Hart Care Center - OT - Full Time Job Description

Halcyon Rehabilitation is looking for a full time Occupational Therapist in Hartwell, Georgia.

Hart Care Center

261 Fairview Avenue

Hartwell, GA 30643

We have a 117 bed SNF with a specious size rehab gym.

Our gym is equipped with ACP program for modalities including omnicycles, ultrasound, estim, and much more. PT, OT and SLP all have their own office space.

Building has excellent School System and is within 45minutes of University of Georgia.

In the historic square of Hartwell, Ga., enjoy browsing through the quaint antique stores and unique gift shops offering original regional crafts and fine art. Sip coffee and soak in the artwork at the downtown art gallery with changing exhibitions, shop for fine clothing and dine at one of several restaurants. For entertainment, visit the community theater and a bluegrass music hall with weekly Saturday night performances featuring a live radio broadcast. Situated on the shores of Hartwell Lake is Hart State Outdoor Recreation Area with camping, cabins and lots of lake activities. Area historical sites include the Center of the World Monument and the Hart County Historical Museum.

Tami Lynn McCoy

Halcyon Rehab

Recruitment Specialist

813-388-6857 Office

tmccoy@halcyonrehab.net

Halcyon Rehab Is A Therapy Provider That Cares
At Halcyon, our approach to healthcare services emphasizes teamwork and personal involvement to create a compassionate, caring environment for our resident s. We do more than just meet their physical needs we are committed to helping our residents live happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives through social interaction and enriching environments that promote independence.

Full-time Benefits include:

Medical/Dental/Vision benefits
Life Insurance 100% company paid
Supplemental Life optional
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Home and Auto Insurance - discount through MetLife
401K
Flexible Spending Accounts
Continuing Education Reimbursement up to $750 per year
Vacation & Holiday pay for full-time & part-time employees

Reasons to Consider:

Flexible Work Schedule
Very Competitive Pay
Work Life Balance
Outstanding Benefits
Accountability
Generous PTO
Education & Training
Privately Owned Company
Rehab Company started by a Therapist
Nationwide Presence With Plan for Continued Growth
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Clinical Team that provides continued training and mentorship
Free In-house CEU Events For All Employees

POSITION SUMMARY

The staff Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats patients/residents, communicates with families, physicians, and other health professionals and maintains documentation of services in the medical record.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Performs evaluations of patients/residents based upon the physician referral.
2. Develops basic treatment plans based on evaluation results including short and long term goals that lead to achievement of patient/resident outcome.
3. Evaluates and recommends patient/resident need for necessary durable medical equipment as per facility protocol.
4. Supervises Occupational Therapy Assistants and Rehabilitation Technicians in direct patient/resident care and activities per state practice act.
5. Treats patients/residents according to treatment plan.
6. Screens patients/residents based upon identified needs.
7. Communicates with supervisor and team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans.
8. Communicates with medical staff, nursing personnel and other department supervisors.
9. Conducts in-services and training for facility staff on an ongoing basis as directed.
10. Attends and participates in in-service training for other facility staff members.
11. Attends and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, patient/resident care conferences, utilization review meetings, and other meetings as required or directed.
12. Records clinical documentation according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines.
13. Correctly identifies and bills for daily therapy services rendered per approved billing guidelines.
14. Instructs families and nursing staff in restorative/home programs.
15. Provides patient/resident/family education and training and participates in family conferences for the purposes of discharge planning.
16. Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with patients/residents, facility personnel and support agencies.
17. Reports any problems with department equipment to the appropriate personnel so that it is maintained in safe and good working order.
18. Acts as a clinical mentor for affiliated Occupational Therapy schools with approved contracts.
19. Actively participates in the supervision process:

a. Reviews evaluation results, treatment plan with OTA.
b. Communicates needs to Director.
c. Modifies performance and responds to feedback.
d. Notifies appropriate personnel of unusual patient/resident findings in a timely manner.
e. Demonstrates an awareness of limitations and seeks supervision appropriately.

20. Must be able to travel between facilities as indicated.
21. Performs other duties as required or directed.

EXPOSURE RISK: The Occupational Therapist is at high risk for exposure to blood and bodily fluids.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Rehabilitation or Designee for both administrative and patient/resident care responsibilities.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1. Works in well-lit/ventilated office and therapy areas.
2. Pressured work environment subject to frequent interruptions.
3. Willingness to work in other facilities temporarily, when necessary.
4. May be exposed to infectious diseases.

Required Skills

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

1. Current state registration/licensure or limited permit as an Occupational Therapist.
2. Demonstrates professional behavior and appearance.
3. Attends and participates in continuing educational programs and in-services as requested, which may require overnight travel.
4. Ability to work on and comprehend computerized technology.
5. Protects patients/residents and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
6. Must be able to speak the English language in a comprehendible format.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Subject to lifting, carrying and supporting patients/residents.
2. Must be able to lift medical equipment, supplies, etc.
3. Must be able to move (walk, bend, stand, sit, push, pull, lift) intermittently throughout the workday.
4. Must be constantly alert for patient/resident safety.

Required Experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelor or Master s Degree in Occupational Therapy.

Job Location Hartwell, Georgia, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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