Occupational Therapist Per Diem Job at Patient Care, Parsippany, NJ

  • Patient Care
  • Parsippany, NJ

Job Description

We are hiring for an Per Diem Occupational Therapist.

At Patient Care, 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.

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 patients response to treatment and changes to the patients condition.

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

License Requirements

  • Current Occupational Therapy licensure in state of practice
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current drivers license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle, or public transportation

Additional State Requirements

  • NJ: Must be certified as an Occupational Therapist and registered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and at least 1 year of experience as an Occupational Therapist

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