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Occupational Therapist OT Homecare

Job ID:64604
Schedule:full time
Shift:Day shift
Department:Home Care - Occup Therapy
Hours:full time, part, and per diem positions available
Location: Allentown PA

Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for ourOccupational Therapist
position (full, part, and per diem status available) in the Home Care Occupational Therapy
department.

Be part of inspiring passion. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), the deep connection we have with our patients and with each other is undeniable. In fact, we rely upon each other's strengths and passion to deliver exceptional patient satisfaction and high quality service each and every day.

Lehigh Valley Hospital has ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 19 consecutive years. LVHN is also a Magnet™ Hospital, recognized three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for attracting and retaining the best professional nurses. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital received an "A" grade in The Leapfrog Group's Spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score, the highest grade in patient safety. These three recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology.

Job Description:
Evaluates and treats patients in the home in need of Occupational Therapy services. Establishes and implements treatment programs in accordance with physician orders. Communicates and coordinates care with other members of the interdisciplinary team. Reports to Supervisor of Therapy Services.


Minimum Requirements:
Minimum of 1 year experience providing Occupational Therapy services in an acute care or rehab setting. Graduate of an accredited AOTA program required. Bachelor's degree required. Must be flexible to meet patient care needs and travel to patient care assignments over a multi-county area. . Basic computer skills required. Ability to perform duties with accuracy and attention to detail. Must be able to work weekends and holidays if needed to meet patient care needs.


Preferred Qualifications:
Previous Home Health experience preferred. Master's degree preferred.


Licensure and Certifications:
Current BLS Health Care Provider Certification , Must have a valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation. , Must have current auto insurance at PA State minimum required levels.

Influenza vaccination is required for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.
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  • Lehigh Valley Hospital has ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 20 consecutive years.
  • LVHN is a Magnet Hospital, recognized three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for attracting and retaining the best professional nurses.
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital and Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg each received an A grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, the highest grade in patient safety.