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Occupational Therapist - Adult Day Health Care Program

Company: Schofield Care
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

In 1910, Dr. Jennie Schofield and a group of community volunteers founded the "Wheel Chair Home" as a not-for-profit home for seniors in Western New York. Today, Schofield continues to provide high quality health care services in our rehab and nursing facility and community-based health care programs.

We strive to always follow our mission: _*Provide knowledgeable and compassionate care that enhances the lives of those we serve*__. _If you are looking for a role that continually gives back with what we strive to do, please apply!

Our employees enjoy numerous benefits and perks including:

* Health insurance
* Dental insurance
* Vision insurance
* 401k with a company match
* Employee Assistant Program
* Referral bonuses
* ...and more!

There's never been a better time to join our team!

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for assessing and providing service to Adult Day Health Care Program (ADHCP) registrants in the clinic who have functional or mobility problems. Therapy sessions may be restorative or maintenance.

*Job Duties and Responsibilities*

The Occupational Therapist is supervised by the Director of the ADHCP. The job duties and responsibilities are to be performed while observing the following standards: job standard (knowledge, ability, skills), technical skill, quality, quantity, judgment/problem solving, decision making, and initiative. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

A. Perform Occupational Therapy evaluations. Establish treatment plans and obtain physicians orders.

B. Prepare initial evaluation, progress, recertification, and discharge reports when appropriate.

C. Assist in coordination of Occupational Therapy program with other health care providers and team members including nursing, PT, MSW and RD.

D. Counsel individual registrant/caregiver in relation to registrants's specific problems and needs.

E. Participate in registrant-centered conferences when appropriate.

F. Evaluate need for equipment, order and maintain equipment and therapy materials.

G. Teach registrants, caregivers and staff transferring techniques and Home Exercise Program (HEP) as needed.

H. Participate in and/or present inservice programs.

I. Drive a car, possess a valid driver's license and have a car available for use.

J. Follow rules and regulations of the NYS and Federal Health Code in regard to the program. Interpret and follow Medicare and Medicaid guidelines.

K. Communicates with the physician evaluation and clinical findings and changes in registrant status.

L. Maintain current, accurate clinical records. Timely completion of documentation as evidenced by written documentation which is completed the same day services are rendered. Clinical records include, but not limited to evaluation, progress notes, discharge, care planning and interdisciplinary communication.

M. Participate in scheduling registrants as appropriate.

N. Conduct home visits as needed.

O. Participate in orthotic/prosthetic and wheelchair clinics as assigned.

P. Complete billing documentation accurate and timely.

Q. Direct support staff to registrant status and prescribed program.

R. Review and co-sign COTA documentation.

S. Perform other related duties as required by their manager.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $31.51 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Geriatrics
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Buffalo, NY 14204: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):
* Are you able to provide us with proof that you have been FULLY vaccinated against the COVID-19 Virus?

* Long term care: 2 years (Required)

* Occupational Therapy License (Required)

Work Location: One location%14692031%

Keywords: Schofield Care, Buffalo , Occupational Therapist - Adult Day Health Care Program, Other , Buffalo, New York

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