At Fairview Home Care and Hospice we strive to build strong relationships not only with our patients and their families, but with our entire caregiving team. The patient, family and employee experience is a key driver for all that we do. Our skilled clinicians are empathetic advocates of their patients needs allowing individuals to achieve their healthcare goals.Our dynamic team of therapists serve a diverse adult patient population. You can work with a collaborative team of health professionals to improve patient outcomes and quality of life: patient focused, outcome driven.
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to support our home office which is located in Maplewood, MN.
.8 FTE (72 hours in two weeks), Fully Benefit eligible
Free continuing education unit (CEU) credits
Supportive work environment
Mileage reimbursement per IRS guidelines
Plans, organizes, coordinates and controls a caseload of home care patients, in addition to those patients requiring specialized edema therapy. Acts as a consultant to clinicians and provides education regarding edema and edema therapy.
Expectations include but not limited to:
Assesses evaluates the patients edema and establishes an individualezed Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT)
Continually evaluates whether the patient's 1) clincial needs can be met at home 2) are able to care for themselves or have a paid or voluntary primary caregiver 3) home environment supports home care services
Continually reassess resource utilization as patient progresses towards goals. Reviews, prioritize and implements POC based on payer limitations
Communicates consistently and effectively with patient, caregiver, significant others, physicians and all team members (Clinical resource, Utilization Reviews and MA specialists) to assure appropriate implementation and completions of the patient plan of care
Supervises paraprofessional staff in patient care. May delegate portions of CDS to trained professionals and paraprofessionals, including home health aides or cota.
Attends and participates in patient care rounds
Completes documentation on the day of service
Manages the patietnt care episode within payer limits (visits and supplies)
Provides counseling, teaching of patient, family and caregiver regarding care needs and health promotion/prevention
Stays current in home care regulations and all applicable licensing
Participates in educational programs, meetings and agency committees as appropriate
Participates in planning and presenting edema therapy in-services, orientations and staff competencie
1 year recent clinical (work) experience as an OTR in a Home Care Setting.
Ability to function in job role independently
Licensed as an Occupational Therapist and eligible to practice in Minnesota
Current CPR certification (BLS for Healthcare Providers)
Valid Minnesota drivers license (or license that matches your current permanent residence)
Current and adequate automobile insurance policy
Computer skills: able to document effectively in EMR
2 years Previous home care experience
Certified Lymphedema Therapist - certification in Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT)
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.