Occupational Therapist - Home Care, East of I-77 areas

Cleveland Clinic

Independence, OH

Job posting number: #7088842 (Ref:17923054208)

Posted: November 11, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Evaluates and treats patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits which impact their abilities to successfully perform independent living skills.

Care will be provided where patients call home in our East of I-77 service area, primarily in the Cleveland downtown area.

Cleveland Clinic offers its caregivers a robust orientation and training program, as well as ongoing education developed to assist caregivers in providing the highest quality care.  We provide caregivers an exceptional compensation and benefits program as well as mileage reimbursement.  Join our team of committed nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists, home health aides and social workers, as we work together to advance patient care.  Apply today, and take an important next step in your career!

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Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient 's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills and designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.
  • Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities and documents subjective and objective findings of patient progress.
  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.
  • Directs and supervises the activities of support personnel.
  • Acts a clinical instructor or participates in the education and evaluation of students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Must be graduate of an Occupational Therapy Program accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Certifications:

  • Current Ohio Licensure as Occupational Therapist (OT).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare providers.
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s license upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.

  • Proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 coverage, upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • At least 1 year clinical experience as a licensed occupational therapist in an acute, rehab or skilled nursing setting.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to walk without assistive device and to maintain balance despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling.
  • Ability to meet physical demands characterized at the heavy level defined by 1993 Leonard Matheson and Ministry of Labor.
  • Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient's arm and leg during therapeutic treatment program.
  • Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse.
  • Visual acuity to observe patient's gross and fine motor movements in order to analyze these movements and to read all patient monitors.
  • Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families.
  • Ability to hear at a conversational level to understand patient's description of symptoms and response to treatment.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Keywords: flexible, remote, autonomous, home, OT

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Job posting number:#7088842 (Ref:17923054208)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland,Ohio
United States
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