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Amergis

Early Intervention Occupational Therapist Needed in Leonardtown, MD!

Location: Leonardtown, MD

Hours: 40 Hours a week

Length: 212 Day Calendar, beginning in August (24-25 School Year)

Must have MD License

If interested please text or email:

Email: brparisi@amergis.com

Text: 813-402-3391

BRAXTON PARISI – AMERGIS STAFFING

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for performing client evaluations, developing and providing occupational therapy services, and documenting services in accordance with the plan of care developed for each patient.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides skilled occupational therapy services/interventions in accordance with physician orders

Reevaluates client for rehabilitation needs, and works in collaboration with the physician and other members of the healthcare team to modify the plan of care as appropriate

Assesses patient needs, plans for, evaluates and modifies care to meet goals of Occupational Therapy Interventions

Collaborates with all disciplines to plan and evaluate team goals for each patient

Instructs patient/family/caregivers on patients total occupational therapy program

Advises, consults and instructs members of the multi-disciplinary team in specific occupational therapy modalities

Observes and reports patient progress and/or changes in patient status to physician and appropriate multi-disciplinary team members

Refers individual to other disciplines as deemed appropriate and as approved by the physician

Teaches new skills or retrains clients in once-familiar daily activities that have become difficult or unfamiliar due to illness or injury

Establishes equipment needs to facilitate independent living

Instructs individual and/or family/caregiver in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function; ensures equipment is in good working order

Trains individual and/or family/caregiver in use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices

Performs work capacity evaluations and may refer individual to specialized vocational training in accordance with policy and regulations

Provides accurate and timely documentation according to the plan of care

Participates in care conferences or other meetings as required to ensure coordination of home health services (if applicable)

Prepares and submits clinical progress-summary based on the progress of goals

Provides in-services/education programs for various disciplines as needed

Participates in peer consultation process

Supervises Occupational Therapy Assistants according to company policies/procedures and state regulations

Participates in discharge planning when applicable

Complies with applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations regarding professional standards and practice standards

May fabricate splints and instruct individual and/or family/caregiver in the use, application and benefits

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the State of practice

Must be a graduate of an accredited school or program of Occupational Therapy

One (1) year of prior professional Occupational Therapy experience preferred

Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

Participation and completion of Amergis Competency program when applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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