SummaryThe Occupational Therapist provides quality patient care, treating behavioral, functional, and physical components of the
patient’s condition, including evaluations, treatment planning, patient treatment, and reassessments, as the primary
responsibility. Assists in administrative duties as necessary. Complies with licensure requirements. Follows policies and
procedures of Healthcare system, agency, department, and Therapy Management Services.
Additional InformationAssess physical psycho - social growth and development dimensions of the patient
Performs therapeutic modalities and observations needed to provide direct care. Develops home exercise program to and
instructs patient and caregiver needs for equipment. Evaluate, treat and instructs patients and caregivers using different
equipment and modalities commensurate with therapy guidelines.
Communicates and documents patients care activities, needs and assessments
Completes all required documentation. Assess patient's personal abilities and limitations and requests assistance in situations
that exceed limitations utilizing supervisor and others in authority appropriately.
Communicates with all members of team about patient status
Completes all required documentation according to Agency policies and procedures. Collaborates with all personnel through
patient Team Conference to identify, clarify and respond to the needs of the patient.
Follows Occupational Therapy Patient Care Plan
Follows plan of care developed by OT. Involves patient and caregiver in goals included in the plan of care and discharge planning.
Plan of care is revised as the patient’s condition and needs change.
Maintains communication with internal and external customers
Maintains contact with physician, nurse care manager, Patient Care Coordinator, Administrator and/or Assistant Administrator to
keep all members of the team informed of patient's current status. Provides agency with documentation of continuing education
courses attended according to State regulations and agency policies.
Maintains equipment, supplies, and reliable transportation
Supplies are used in a cost effective manner and charged to the correct patient. Maintains reliable transportation/ability to travel