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Therapist / Occupational Therapy / Nevada / Occupational Therapist Job

Company: Capability Health and Human Services
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:Using a client centered model, within the confines of the Capability Health clinic, as well as using a parent educational model in the Early Intervention program, an Occupational Therapist will help the client develop or regain physical or mental functioning by implementing programs to improve daily living and sensory motor activities. The Occupational Therapist performs other administrative duties as may be required in support of the program goals and objectives.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Develops ideas, plans, and procedures for initiation, expansion, improvement, and evaluation of therapy programs.Completes initial evaluations and re-evaluations for patients in the program; examines the condition of patients and analyzes their needs; determines the need for an occupational therapy evaluation and selects and administers appropriate assessment tools to evaluate the patient.Prepares reports and attends multidisciplinary case meeting to decide and review the continuing treatment.Maintains clinical and administrative records in accordance with professional standards, state guidelines and agency system policy; adheres to federal and state regulation, and policies that affect occupational therapy practice.Participates in continuing education for professional development to ensure practice consistent with best practice and to meet Nevada Licensure requirements.Participates in bi-monthly staff meetings; attends staff trainings.Case assignment will be dictated at the discretion of Capability Health needs in the Early Intervention and outpatient clinic programs.Manages patients with different types of personalitiesInterprets evaluation data and writes comprehensive reports that reflect strengths and barriers to client participation; directs program development; and guides evidence-based intervention.Uses professional Code of Ethics and standards of practice to guide ethical decision making in practice.Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Keywords: Capability Health and Human Services, Las Vegas , Therapist / Occupational Therapy / Nevada / Occupational Therapist Job, Healthcare , Las Vegas, Nevada

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