Call Us Today

508 668 1066

Occupational Therapist

Natick Walpole Visiting Nurse - Walpole, MA

NWVNA is seeking an Occupational Therapist to work in the home care setting. Flexible schedule and competitive salary!

Duties will include:

  • Assumes accountability for own professional practice in achieving patient outcomes

  • Accurately, promptly and thoroughly documents patient care observations, interventions and evaluations, meeting agency parameters.

  • Accountable for managing a caseload of patients to achieve optimum patient outcomes

  • Identifies primary diagnosis, reasons for home care, and problems based on assessment, which includes patient demonstration of functional status; then develops a plan of care that will best meet patient outcomes

  • Responsible for initiating, evaluating and updating the patient plan of care to achieve desired outcomes

  • Provides performance skill assessments and customized treatment programs to patients in their homes, with the goal of improving patient’s ability to maintain independence and perform Activities of Daily Living.

  • Provides comprehensive home evaluations with adaptation recommendations

  • Acts as the liaison between patient/family and homecare personnel to ensure necessary care is provided promptly and effectively

 

Requirements:

  • Current licensure from the Board of Allied Health in the State of Massachusetts

  • Current valid driver's license

  • Graduate of an accredited college of Occupational Therapy

  • Must have demonstrated competence in community health or clinical patient care setting, providing direct patient care with patients for a minimum of two years

 

Required experience:

  • Clinical experience requirements: 3 years:

  • Prior Home Care experience preferred: 1 year