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Occupational Therapist - Military Veterans

at LHC Group


Summary


We are hiring for a PRN Occupational Therapist.  





At Mederi Caretender Orlando, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve—it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here. 




As an Occupational Therapist, you can expect: 





  • the ability to build in-person trusted therapist-patient relationships 

  • continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities 

  • independence and autonomy 

  • career growth possibilities  




Give your passion to serve others and your drive for better, more advanced quality healthcare. 



 

Responsibilities

The Occupational Therapist in Home Health is responsible for the assessment and evaluation of patient care needs related to functional status, activities of daily living, fine motor coordination, home assessments and adaptive equipment, and other occupational therapy needs as defined by medical conditions.  





  • Provides service within the scope of practice as defined by the state laws governing the practice of Occupational Therapy, in accordance with the plan of care, using evidence-based techniques, and in coordination with other members of the health care team.  

  • Evaluates the patient’s functional status, status of all body systems as required for CMS documentation, and occupational therapy needs. Consults with the physician in the development of the therapy plan of care.  

  • Observes, records, and reports to the nurse supervisor and the physician the patient's response to treatment and changes to the patient's condition. 

  • Conducts patient assessments evaluating the level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic functional ability tests. 




Education and Experience

License Requirements



  • Current Occupational Therapy licensure in state of Florida

  • Current CPR certification

  • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public



Company Overview
LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.


Mederi Caretenders a part of LHC Group family of providers – the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Orlando, FL

LHC Group

LHC Group, Inc. is a national provider of in-home healthcare services and innovations for communities around the nation, offering quality, value-based healthcare to patients primarily within the comfort and privacy of their home or place of residence. The company’s 29,000 employees deliver home health, hospice, home- and community-based services, and facility-based care in 37 states and the District of Columbia – reaching 68 percent of the U.S. population aged 65 and older. Through Imperium Health, the company’s ACO management and enablement company, LHC Group helps partners improve both savings and patient outcomes with a value-based approach. As the preferred joint venture partner for more than 400 leading U.S. hospitals and health systems, LHC Group works in cooperation with providers to customize each partnership and reach more patients and families with an effective and efficient model of care.

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