Renewal Rehab Occupational Therapist (OT) in Westchester, Illinois
About the Company: Renewal Rehab provides contract therapy services in partnership with nursing homes, rehab centers, long term care living and assisted living communities. We offer a variety of partnership options for nursing homes. From basic therapy services to full contract services to hybrid services, Renewal Rehab can adjust the service model to fit the needs of your patients and your entire healthcare facility. We are currently recruiting for Occupational Therapists (OTs) to join our growing team!
Job Skills and Requirements:
Conducting physical and psychological assessments of clients and developing or following a treatment plan.
Assessing home and work environments of clients and deciding what adjustments are needed.
Advising on adaptive equipment to help clients with daily activities.
Developing physical rehabilitation programs to help clients regain lost skills.
Preparing clients for a return to work.
Educating caregivers and family members of clients on patient care.
Evaluating results and progress of occupational therapy on clients.
Maintaining professional knowledge and technical progress in order to provide clients with the best treatment program available.
Complying with federal, state, and local certification requirements.
Evaluating patient condition regarding physical and basic mental health.
Occupational Therapist Requirements:
A bachelor's degree in occupational therapy from a university certified by the ACOTE (Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education) or AOTA (American -Occupational Therapy Association).
Certified by the National Board for Certification.
Compliant with state healthcare regulatory requirements.
Possess up-to-date knowledge of treatment practices and physical therapy programs.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to take care of clients with different personalities.
Comfortable using a computer for various tasks.
Ability to assess patient condition and work with treatment plans.