Therapist - Occupational - Shelbyville, TN in Nashville, TN at D&S Community Services

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

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Conducts initial diagnostic evaluations and screenings to assess the capabilities and limitations of the person served.

  1. Implements occupational therapy treatment activities and programs which are consistent with the physician’s orders and plan of care.
  2. Plans and implements appropriate treatment plan of care and training programs.
  3. Observes, records and reports on service recipient’s progress.
  4. Provides training on staff instruction protocols to direct care staff involved in teaching daily living skills and activities.
  5. Prepares and maintains operational records such as service recipient’s evaluations, re-evaluations, treatment plans, revised treatment plans, progress notes, discharge notes, and other operational records and reports, and submits in established format and timelines.
  6. Communicates with supervisor and other health team members regarding resident progress, problems and plans as needed.
  7. Attends consultations, staffings and medical staffings as appropriate
  8. Provides appropriate supervision of Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant.
  9. Complies with state regulations and national standards as they apply to the practice of Occupational Therapy.
  1.  Recommend Adaptive Equipment for mealtime, grooming, bathing, toileting and oral hygiene
  2. Evaluation & treatment for Sensory processing deficits/ defensiveness
  3.  Consults on Environmental control and accessibility needs

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