Occupational Therapist

Occupational TherapistQualifications: The Occupational Therapist must have a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university meeting the requirements of the American Occupational Therapy Association accompanied by a current license in the State of Pennsylvania and at least one year of experience in Occupational Therapy. An Occupational Therapist provides therapy services to those individuals whose activities of daily living are impaired by physical illness or injury, developmental deficits, the aging process or psychological and social disabilities. Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following: Assist the physician with the initial patient evaluation/assessment through testing, etc. Devise, implement, and evaluate the OT plan of care Discuss the OT plan of care with the Home Care Supervisor Coordinate and devise projects for the patient to assist in rehabilitation or maintenance Provide patient instruction in muscle reeducation and compensatory skills Teaches the patient and family