Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Providence Health & Services Anchorage, AK
Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist to Providence Home Health Care in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a full time (40 hours per week) day shift position.

The Occupational Therapist will assess, plan, implement, and evaluate occupational therapy services within the guidelines established by the American Occupational Therapy Association. Daily therapy is performed under the order of a physician licensed in the State of Alaska.

In this position you will:

* Assess, evaluate, and implement treatment according to professional standards.

* Provide direction and guidance to others as they follow through on the plan of care.

* Communicate with team members and outside agencies to identify patient needs and overall condition of patient; anticipates future levels of care.

* Document all aspects of care and outcomes in a manner that is clear to others, and meets service standards.

* Plan for patient discharge with attention given to home programs, equipment arrangement, and patient/family education.

* Delegate appropriate patient activities to co-workers, O.T. Assistants, and O.T. Aides using professional criteria.

Required qualifications for this position include:

* Bachelor's, Masters or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy

* Current license to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Alaska

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

* 2 years in subspecialty

About Providence Home Health

Providence Home Health is proud to be the oldest and largest home health in the state. We've built a reputation for high quality care and positive relationships with both our clients and their doctors. At Providence, it's our people who make the difference. In addition to our staff's knowledge, experience and professionalism, it's perhaps our friendly, caring manner you'll appreciate most. We love working with people – and it shows in the quality of care and attention you'll receive.