Occupational Therapist

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Position Summary  

Provide assessments/evaluations and other occupational therapy services to patients and/or clients for the purpose of injury prevention and rehabilitation as well as health promotion. Participate in activities and training to promote and attain regulatory compliance at the local, state and federal level.  

 

This position has been determined as eligible for access to/use of Protected Health Information (PHI) & Electronic Protected Health Information (EPHI) based on work duties and responsibilities in compliance with ‘minimal necessary’ standards 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Evaluate patients/clients, develop a plan of care with associated goals including quantifiable physical and functional targets 
  • Provide assessments, treatments, instructions and other occupational therapy services according to the scope of practice limitations per State statute 
  • Retain the responsibility for all delegated tasks to other licensees and support personnel and ensure proper and adequate supervision of them 
  • Participate in professional and facility enhancement programs and activities as required by the Owner or the Clinic Director / Rehab Clinical Director 
  • Ensure proficient services through proper patient management 
  • Carry out EHS duties as designated by policy and/or the Clinic Director/Rehab Clinical Director 
  • Comply with the Facility’s Comprehensive Compliance Plan (CPP) which includes but is not limited to: Business & Clinical Operations, Environmental Health & Safety, HIPAA, Human Resources and Code of Conduct as well as all facility policies and procedures and educational requirements associated the CCP 
  • Comply with all local, state and federal regulations training and instruction requirements as well as any other standards that govern healthcare services provision 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) 

  • A graduate of an Occupational Therapy Program approved by AOTA’s Accreditation Council for Occupational therapy Education (ACOTE) 
  • Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapist as approved in the State of Maine 
  • BLS Certification required at St. Joseph Home Care and Hospice 
  • Must demonstrate the physical and mental capabilities (practical &/or written, post training competency test) to perform the duties required of the position. 
  • Driving a personal vehicle is required in the performance of essential job functions. As such, a current, valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance is required. 

 

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. 

  • Requires the manual dexterity and general strength and endurance 
  • Lifting—routinely loads of 5-35 pounds from floor to waist, waist to shoulder and shoulder to overhead 
  • Carrying—routinely loads of 5-10 lbs for 40-50 feet 
  • Pushing—routinely loads of 5-150 lbs on casters, runners or pulleys 
  • Sustaining a grip—routinely for 1-2 minutes of 40-50 lbs  
  • Guarding a “lift load” routinely of 120-140 lbs 
  • Sitting—routinely for uninterrupted periods of 30-45 minutes 
  • Has the potential for Hazardous Substance Exposure due to work duties 
  • Has the potential for Blood borne Pathogen Exposure due to work duties 

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