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Occupational Therapist

Company: Ochsner Home Health of New Orleans
Location: Metairie
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

We are hiring for an Occupational Therapist. -
At Ochsner Home Health of New Orleans, 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.
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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

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

      License Requirements
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      • Current Occupational Therapy licensure in state -of
      • Current CPR -certification
      • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or -public

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Keywords: Ochsner Home Health of New Orleans, Metairie , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Metairie, Louisiana

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