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About the job Occupational Therapist

Job Opportunity: Occupational Therapist

Are you a dedicated and compassionate OT looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a meaningful impact on patients' lives? Join our team at, where we prioritize patient-centered care and a supportive work environment. We are currently seeking a skilled OT to provide comprehensive therapy services in patients' residences.

Position: Occupational Therapist (OT)

Location: Lawrence, KS

Job Summary and Duties:

As an Occupational Therapist (OT) you will be responsible for evaluating, planning, and administering comprehensive occupational therapy modalities to patients in their place of residence. Your duties and responsibilities will include:

- Performing accurate and comprehensive assessments.

- Obtaining physician orders for certification and recertification of home occupational therapy.

- Communicating changes in patients' clinical status to healthcare team members and Agency office staff.

- Coordinating care planning with physicians, patients, families, and healthcare team members.

- Delivering occupational therapy modalities appropriate to the patients clinical status and needs.

- Educating patients, families, and caregivers in appropriate occupational therapy modalities.

- Synthesizing data from physical examinations to make clinical judgments regarding patient management.

- Identifying and addressing risks to patient safety and implementing interventions to reduce those risks.

- Assessing the need for durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment.

- Developing home exercise programs tailored to the patients clinical status, needs, and age.

Professional Requirements:

To be successful in this role, you must meet the following requirements:

- Valid OT license in good standing with the State.

- Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy curriculum.

- Two years of work experience preferred, with prior home healthcare experience preferred.

- Current BCLS certification.

- Current health certificate/physical examination and TB testing.

- Ability to relate positively and favorably with patients and staff.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills, along with good documentation skills.

- Knowledge of occupational therapy modalities and scope of occupational therapy practice in the State of practice.

- Flexible, organized, and able to exercise sound judgment.

- Effective communication in English; additional languages preferred.

Additional Requirements:

- Adheres to dress code and legal practice standards.

- Completes annual education requirements.

- Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.

- Demonstrates effective time management and organizational skills.

- Attends staff meetings and participates in departmental in-services.

- Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, safety, and infection control.

- Participates in the organizations performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.

- Practices in accordance with the professional and Agency code of conduct.

Physical Demands:

For details on the physical demands of the position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion, and environment, please request the full job description. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions without compromising patient care.

Join us and be part of a team dedicated to improving lives through compassionate and comprehensive occupational therapy services!