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Occupational Therapist

Company: Arbor View Senior Living
Location: Arvada
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Arbor View Senior Living - POSITION TITLE: Occupational Therapist -
REPORTS TO: Director of Rehab
The primary responsibility of the Occupational Therapist (OT) is to plan, delegate and provide safe and competent occupational therapy interventions as ordered by physician. In this role, you are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times. -
Resident Care Duties: 80% time
Provide occupational therapy assessments as well as develop and implement individualized treatment plans to increase client's independence and functioning -
Supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants, temporary licensees, students and support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional standards
- Identify need to make referrals to other disciplines to address comprehensive care needs of the client Demonstrate competent technical skills according to current Occupational Therapy standards of practice
- Communicate changes in resident's condition -
Participate in collaborative care conferences -
Participate in discharge and community mobility planning -
Prescribe necessary durable medical equipment to facilitate independence -
Provide accurate and timely billing records and supervise supporting clinical documentation -
Respond to family requests and concerns timely -
Coordinate and provide training with Restorative Nursing and other Care staff -
Assure resident abuse or neglect does not occur -
Provide education and training to patient, caregiver, and community partners -
Observe confidentiality and safeguards for all patient information
Department Duties: 20% time
- Assist with training and education of facility and professional partners -
Perform screening rounds as directed by Director of Rehabilitation to assess for client needs and environmental safety -
Provide recommendations to Director of Rehab and other team members opportunities for business improvement, safety concerns or other updates -
Participation in OT/OTA student development and educational programs -
Ensure compliance with mandatory education, training and competency programs -
Assist in maintaining cleanliness and tour readiness of the therapy department -
Performs other duties as assigned -

Keywords: Arbor View Senior Living, Arvada , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Arvada, Colorado

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