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  • Occupational Therapist Home Care – Des Moines, IA!

    Des Moines, IA

    Posted: 11/29/2023 Industry: Occupational Therapy Assistant Pay Rate: $74,190K - $111,280K Per Year

    Job Description

    Home Care Occupational Therapist Direct Hire – Des Moines, IA

    $35.67 to $53.50 per hour, based on years of experience.

    Our client’s goal is to provide exceptional care and service to their patients and their loved ones. This is achieved by providing service with compassion, integrity, and respect. We lead through excellence and unite through our teamwork. If you have a commitment to providing the highest quality of care to patients and their families, we want to hear from you!

    Purpose:

    Provides comprehensive Occupational Therapy services to individuals in the home setting for the purpose of increasing and maximizing functional abilities to perform daily self-care tasks, accepting primary care responsibilities, and coordinating with other disciplines and community agencies.

    Responsibilities:

    • Evaluates/assess the patient/client and determine a treatment plan using approved examination and evaluation procedures.
    • Interprets evaluation findings and communicate the treatment plan to the patient/client, family, caregiver, and care team.
    • Prepares necessary documentation including evaluations, daily notes, progress notes, updated plans of care, discharge summaries and logs in a timely manner according to federal, state and facility-specific rules and regulations. 
    • Consults with other members of the rehabilitation team to select treatment programs consistent with the needs and capabilities of the patient and to coordinate comprehensive services delivery.
    • Develops effective home programs to maintain and enhance patient/client performance in his/her environment.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy
    • Current and valid Iowa OT license
    • Ability to comply with accepted professional standards and ethical guidelines
    • Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification required
    • Mandatory Reporter of Child and Dependent Adult Abuse training certification (within 30 days of hire)
    • Must have a valid driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and reliable transportation
    • Successful completion of pre-employment physical, drug screen, 2-step TB test, and background check

    Additional Information

    HUGE benefit: FLEXIBILITY in schedule to allow a work-life balance 

    Hourly rate: $35.67/HR - $53.50/HR mileage reimbursement rate 64 cents/mi (highest allowed federal rate) starts from 1st destination - NOT taxed. Clock-in first location - Clock-out last location. 
     
    BENEFITS:
    PTO accrual day 1- no waiting period to use. 
    8 pd. holidays, 2 floating holidays
    Health ins eligible 1st of the month following hire
     
    SCHEDULE: 
    Typically M-F 8-5: based on patient needs and schedule (flexible!) No On-call
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