Occupational Therapist Case Manager - Home Care
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: May 13, 2019
How You'll Make a Difference:
Arranges necessary health-care services for patients requiring
Occupational Therapy services. Evaluates and executes appropriate
treatment for referred patients with emphasis on quality of care,
continuity of services, and cost-effectiveness. Provides medically
prescribed occupational therapy and establishes a plan of care for
patients to assist them in regaining maximum independence. Acts as
a resource for employees and students.
- Evaluates the patient's physical, perceptual, cognitive,
social, and vocational abilities and their impact on the patient's
activities of daily living. Conducts an occupational therapy
evaluation of each patient and establishes a plan of care and
treatment. Maintains and updates accurate clinical and patient
records according to state and federal guidelines.
- Plans and implements individual treatment to re-train and teach
compensatory techniques for residual disability in activities of
daily living, adapted homemaking techniques, bathroom transfers,
functional application of mobility skills and, when appropriate,
training in adapted work methods.
- Discusses caseload issues and changes in case census with
management. Communicates problems to physicians and management and
clearly states plans, actions and goals so changes are reflected as
- Communicates with physicians and other team members to confirm
and update patient plan of treatment and provides physician with
status report on a regular basis.
- Manages assigned caseload, including scheduling and informing
site leadership of coverage needs and ability to provide coverage.
Manages the patient's medical condition including medications.
- Teaches appropriate treatment procedures and supportive
activities to patients and caregivers, and develops plan for
obtaining adaptive devices as needed. Recommends adaptive equipment
and provides usage training as needed. Acts as a patient advocate
to insure optimal outcomes.
- May manage the caseload of Occupational Therapy Assistants
(OTA), including evaluating their patients, insuring compliance
with the established Care Plan and adhering to all State of
Wisconsin regulations regarding OTA supervision.
- May assist with evaluating patients, turning the patient over
to the OTA and informing them of the Plan of Care (POC) per State
of Wisconsin regulations.
- Provides on-going assessment of patient response to treatments,
and teaches and applies interventions as appropriate. Updates and
revises plan of care as indicated and provides physician with a
status report on a regular basis. Participates in chart audits and
continuous quality improvement activities.
- Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties,
which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper
What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications
Occupational Therapist license issued by the state of Wisconsin
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained
within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not
Driver license issued by the state of Wisconsin; Current driver's
license granted by the state of residency with a driving record
that meets Aurora fleet safety standards and proof of automobile
Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy.
Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 3 years of experience in occupational therapy
within an acute hospital, home health care, or other relevant
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated proficiency in clinical skills with the ability to
work independently and make sound judgments.Good human relations,
organization, problem solving, and decision-making skills.Basic
proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and
Word) or similar products.
- Monday through Friday 8-4:30
- Home Care position for Oshkosh/Fond du Lac market
Oshkosh Occupational Therapy
Home Care position supporting the Oshkosh and Fond du Lac areas
931 Discovery Rd
Green Bay, WI
At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our
patients-we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you
work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team
that's as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you'll find
limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement,
competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more
than that, you have the opportunity to change lives-including your
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our
differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels
included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve,
when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work
every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for
everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work
environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment
drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our
locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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