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Occupational Therapist VNA Home Care

Company: Spectrum Health
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary Provides therapy to patients based on patient need and medical direction. Provides patient/caregiver education and arranges for adaptive equipment as needed.

  • Our therapists provide 1:1 care with our patients.
  • We offer generous continuing education including a full MedBridge membership and support for advanced certifications
  • As a large health system, we offer many growth opportunities
  • Our Epic EMR allows for seamless care and better transparency of physician notes
  • As a Not-for-Profit organization they may be eligible for debt forgiveness This position will cover Clarksville, Hastings, Middleville, Shelbyville, Lake Odessa, Woodland, Delton, Dowling, Vermontville, Alto, Caledonia, Sunfield, and Wayland Essential Functions
    • Performs evaluation procedures to assess the level of disability with regard to scope of practice, goals and a plan of treatment, and to make appropriate recommendations.
    • Provides a treatment program and education to restore and return maximal function to the patient. Assesses effectiveness of treatment and modifies goals / treatment methods, as needed to meet changing needs.
    • Documents evaluation and treatment of each patient in compliance with department standards, medical-legal and reimbursement procedures.
    • Instructs and trains other rehabilitation staff, nursing, other medical personnel and students regarding patient needs and rehabilitation services.
    • Participates in ongoing process improvement, patient satisfaction initiatives/improvement, program development and marketing activities.
    • Demonstrates productivity as indicated by department standard.
    • Improves skill areas as demonstrated by applying continuing education in-services, participating in competencies in applicable areas, and developing new concepts of patient care and additional skills with various population groups. Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from an accredited occupational therapy program (Required)
      • Master's Degree (Preferred)
        • Occupational Therapist - STATE_MI State of Michigan Upon Hire (Required)
        • Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR) - NB-COT National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Upon Hire (Required)
        • Driver's License - STATE_MI State of Michigan Home Care Business Lines Upon Hire (Required)
        • Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association Or Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross 90 Days (Required)
        • CRT-Hand Therapist, Certified (CHT) - HTCC Hand Therapy Certification Commission Hand Therapy Program Upon Hire preferred
          Physical Demands
          • Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 50 lbs
          • Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 50 lbs
          • Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
          • Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
          • Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs
          • Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 10 lbs
          • Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs
          • Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 20 lbs
          • Sitting: Seldom
          • Standing: Frequently
          • Walking: Frequently
          • Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally
          • Forward Bend - Sitting: Seldom
          • Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally
          • Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Occasionally
          • Squat: Seldom
          • Stair Climbing: Seldom
          • Ladder Climbing: Seldom
          • Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom
          • Driving: Seldom
          • Reach - Above Shoulder: Occasionally
          • Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally
          • Handling: Occasionally
          • Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Occasionally
          • Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally
          • Finger/Hand Dexterity: Occasionally Primary LocationSITE - Cedar Street Building - 1401 Cedar St - Grand RapidsDepartment NameOT - VNA SouthEmployment TypeFull timeShiftDay (United States of America)Weekly Scheduled Hours40Hours of Work7 a.m.to 7 p.m. (Variable)Days WorkedMonday to FridayWeekend FrequencyN/A CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only. Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors and community. That is why we require a drug-free workplace and various vaccinations as a requirement for employment.Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request assistance in completing the application process by calling . We are committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

Keywords: Spectrum Health, Kalamazoo , Occupational Therapist VNA Home Care, Healthcare , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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