An employee in an occasional status must be available to work as agreed upon for department coverage or unforeseen employee’s absences, scheduled vacations (time-off), or fluctuations in census which affects staffing. Their schedule is set forth by their Department Manager.
The Occupational Therapist therapeutically uses everyday life activities (occupations) with individuals or groups for the purpose of participation in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and other settings. Occupational Therapy services are provided for the purpose of promoting health and wellness and to those who have or are at risk for developing an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, activity limitation, or participation restriction. Occupational Therapy addresses the physical, cognitive, psychosocial, sensory, and other aspects of performance in a variety of contexts to support engagement in everyday life activities that affect health, well-being and quality of life.
- Evaluation of factors affecting a client's occupational performance areas of activities of daily living (ADL), instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), rest and sleep, education, work, play, leisure, and social participation
- Completes patient/client evaluations and develops a plan of care appropriate for that individual patient/client and includes the patient/client and family in the development of the patient/client goals
- Interventions and procedures to promote or enhance safety and performance in activities of daily living (ADL), instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), education, work, play, leisure, and social participation, rest and sleep
- Carries out Physician’s Plan of Treatment and reports change as necessary
- Consults with physicians on patient’s plan of care and progress with the Occupational Therapy intervention
- Demonstrates the ability to observe, record, and report needs, concerns and coordinates the needs of home care patients and maintains constructive relationships with them, and with all care providers
- Completes documentation according to departmental policies and procedures, timely and accurately, to assure excellence in continuity of patient care, meet regulatory requirements and assure payment for services rendered
- Demonstrates proficiency in completion of Oasis assessments according to Medicare guidelines and reviews agency Oasis assessments for accuracy as requested
- Provides supervisory visits for Occupational Therapist Assistants and Certified Nurses Aides caring for Home Health patients per Medicare guidelines
- Demonstrates willingness to cross train in Hospice and other departments as requested
- Provides and maintains a reliable mode of transportation for all scheduled shifts, and have the ability to drive safely in all types of inclement weather
- Maintains productivity standards as defined by Home Health Manager and Clinical Supervisor
- Fosters collaboration with support personnel to achieve optimal patient/client care to enhance the overall delivery of Occupational Therapy services
- Maintains strict confidentiality regarding knowledge of all patient information (HIPAA), confidential staff and hospital business
- Demonstrates the ability to communicate and receive constructive feedback in a positive manner
- Responsible for establishing and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships with all staff members
EXPERIENCE: Home Health experience require
Education: Graduate of accredited program with BS, MA/MS in Occupational Therapy
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: License and registration – state of Idaho; valid driver’s license; Current BLS (AHA) certification
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Personal vehicle for on-the-job transportation; Provide proof of liability insurance on personal vehicle; Must be able to successfully pass a driver’s license record background check (DLR); Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a fingerprint-based criminal history background check through the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Physical Demands of position are listed in job description
SUPERVISED BY: Home Health / Hospice Manager, Home Health Clinical Supervisor
Bonner General Health
Established in 1949, Bonner General Health (BGH) is a non-profit, critical access hospital, serving a community of approximately 57,000 in the scenic panhandle of Idaho. As a pillar of the community and one of the premier employers of the region, BGH has earned a reputation as the first choice for healthcare.
In addition to our 25 hospital beds, Bonner General Health offers a variety of healthcare support through our free-standing clinics and comprehensive services.
Serving our community by providing excellent healthcare close to home.
To be the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Compassion: Treat patients, family members, and colleagues with sensitivity and empathy.
Excellence: Deliver the best outcomes possible and highest quality service through the dedicated effort of individual team members.
Integrity: Adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and personal responsibility.
Respect: Treat patients, family members, and colleagues with dignity.
The Inland Empire is a breathtaking region where you can enjoy skiing, hiking, camping, fishing, boating and many other recreational activities. Bonner General Health is located approximately 60 miles south of the Canadian border in the dynamic city of Sandpoint, Idaho.
Situated on the shores of scenic Lake Pend Oreille (Pond-o-ray), Sandpoint was recently judged by USA Today and Rand McNally, as the “Most Beautiful Town in the USA” and offers four seasons of outstanding recreation. Whether your preference is cultural exploration, being on the water, snow or in the mountains, you are sure to find just what your heart desires in Sandpoint.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Employment at Bonner General Health is contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and criminal history background check. During the interview process all applicants will be asked to sign a release that allows the organization to request information from various federal, state, and other agencies which maintain records concerning history related to criminal, civil and driving violations. Bonner General Health is a tobacco free / fragrance free workplace. All new employees will meet with Occupational Health to review health history and immunizations. The influenza vaccination will be offered during flu season. Any employee who does not receive the vaccination will be required to wear a mask for the duration of the flu season.
If you need assistance while completing the online application, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also call 208-265-1044.
All Bonner General Health job postings are paid under the 40-hour overtime Wage and Hour Law.
BGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bonner General Health is an organization that participates in E-Verify. Information from each employee's I-9 will be provided to the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, to confirm authorization to work in the United States.
Company Website: BonnerGeneral.org
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