Provides optimal quality of home health patient care services by means of prescribed occupational therapy programs to restore function; prevent disability following disease, injury, or loss of any body part involving particularly the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, and respiratory, as well as cognitive systems. Maintains professionalism, ethics, and efficiency under supervision of the Director of Rehabilitative Services.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelors or Masters or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from the American Occupational Therapy Association accredited college or university
- In order to treat pediatric patients, the therapist must have prior experience treating pediatric patients OR attend outside courses relating to treating the pediatric patient
- Current Illinois license in Occupational Therapy
- Current recognition in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers within 30 days of employment