PRN Occupational Therapist - Home Health Rehab Services - Lebanon

Lebanon, PA | Rehabilitation Services | Tracking Code: DVNAOTLEB0718

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General Summary:

Under general supervision, provides occupational therapy services at an entry to intermediate skills level to individual patients according to the principles and practices of occupational therapy.  Directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce and enhance performance; facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates patient using evidence based evaluation techniques.
  • Plans individualized occupational therapy program with a variety of sensorimotor, educational, recreational and  social activities based on the individual’s physical capacity, intelligence level, and interests/goals.
  • Provides instructions in therapeutic procedures to be continued by the patient.
  • Coordinates occupational therapy activities in collaboration with the other members of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate achievement of goals established.
  • Conducts or participates in training medical and nursing personnel in occupational therapy techniques and objectives.
  • Utilizes safe patient handling techniques for all patient transfers, lifts and positioning.
  • Provides supervision of COTAs and Rehab Aides as required by PA practice act.
 
Required Skills

Licensed Occupational Therapist

CPR certification

Required Experience

1 year Home Health experience preferred

2-3 years general OT experience


About WellSpan
Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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