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The Overlook

Sunderland, MA

VNA Occupational Therapist - 7500 Sign-On Bonus

LocationSunderland, Massachusetts 01375
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-01-20
Direct Apply
Yes
Valid Through2023-12-15

Job Description:

Job Description Position Title:            Occupational Therapist

FLSA STATUS:                     Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO:                     Branch Director of Clinical Leader

SUPERVISES:                       Occupational Therapy Assistants

DEPARTMENT:                  Rehabilitation

COMPANY:                          MHS/The Overlook – Sunderland, Mass Campus

**$7,500 Sign-On Bonus Eligible Position. Based out of Sunderland, Massachusetts.

POSITION SUMMARY :

The Occupational Therapist p r o v i de s skill e d o cc up a ti o n a l t h e r ap y s e r v ic e s c on sist e n t w ith p ro f e ssi ona l a nd r e g u l a t o r y st anda r d s a n d p o lici e s. P a r tici pa t e s in t h e d e v e l op m en t o f i nd i v i dua li z ed p r o gr a m s n e c e ss a r y to a c h i e v e p a ti e n t c a r e o b j e cti v e s.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

The f oll o w ing du t i e s a re norm a l f or t his p o s i t ion.  This li s t i s n ot t o be c on s t ru e d a s e xc l u s i v e or a ll i n c lu s i v e .  O t h e r du t i e s m a y be r e quir e d a nd as s ign e d.

  • Pe r f o r m c o m p re hen si v e p a ti en t a ss e s s m e n ts to d e t e r m i n e f un c ti o n a l d e f icit and po t e n ti a l an d e s t ab lish a t h e r ap e u tic p r o gr a m . D e v e l o p a t he ra p y p l a n o f c a r e to i n cl ud e go a ls a n d d is c ha rg e p l an s .

  • D o c u m en t, w it h in ti m e f ra m e s , o b s e r v a ti on s, pa ti e n t's r e s p on s e to t r ea t m e n t, t r ea t m e n t p r o gr a m s , d e gr e e o f p r o gr e ss a n d no t a b le c han g e s i n p a t i en t c o nd iti o n. C o m p l e t e s a ll do c u me n t a ti o n r e q u i r e d a n d in a cc o r d a n ce w ith st a t e an d f e d e r al r e g u l a ti on s a n d po lic y .  D e m o n st r a t e a d m i n is t r a ti o n o f o b j e cti v e , st a nda r d i z e d t e sts an d m e a s u r e s a n d p e r f o r m a n ce o f e v i den c e - ba s e d p r a cti c e in do c u m e n t a ti o n.

  • C o m m un i c a te a n d c oor d i na te pa t i en t c a r e w ith o t he r m e m be r s o f t h e p a ti en t's h e a lth c a r e t e a m .  A t t e n d em p l o y e e m ee ti n g s a n d p a ti en t c o n f e r en c e s.

  • Supe r v ise o cc u pa t i on a l t he r ap y a ssist a n ts in a cc o r d a n ce w ith r e g u l a ti on s a n d p o lic y .

  • P r o v i d e pa ti e n t an d f a m ily t ea c h i n g r e l a t e d t o t h e p a ti e n t's o cc u pa t i ona l t he ra p y p r o gr a m a n d pa ti e n t / f a m ily en g a g e m e n t in go a l a c h i e v e m en t .  A ssist t h e pa t i ent and / o r f a m ily to p r o c u r e n e e d e d e q u i p m en t o r s upp li e s.

  • P r o v i d e o cc u p a ti o na l t he r ap y i n t e r v en ti o n s in a cc o r d a n ce w ith p h y s i ci an 's o rd e r s an d a cc e p t e d e v i den c e - ba s e d p ro f e ssi o na l pr a ctic e s.

  • Util i z e app ro p r i a te h an d w a s h i n g , st a n da r d p r e c au t i on s an d pe r s o n a l p r o t e cti v e e q u i p m e n t.

  • Kee p k no w l ed g e o f o c c upa t i ona l t he ra p y t h e o r y an d p r a cti c e c u rr e n t a n d a c q u i r es ne w skills a s ne e de d b y a tt en d an ce a t w o r ks hop s, c ou r s e s , i n - s e r v ic e s, e t c .

  • D e m o n st r a t e s p ro f ici e n cy w ith t h e a d m i n ist ra ti o n o f o b j e cti v e st a n d ar d i z e d t e sts a nd m ea s u r e s an d c o m p li a n ce w ith r e g u l a t o r y st a nda r d s.

  • Ot he r d u ti e s a s n e c e s s a r y .

     

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    To p e r f orm t his j ob s u cce s s f ul l y , a n indi v i du a l mu s t be a ble t o p e r f orm e a c h es s e n t i a l du t y sa t i s f ac t ori l y .  The r e quir e m e n t s li s t e d b e l o w a re r e pr e s e n t a t i v e of t he k n o w l e dg e , s k il l s , a nd a bi l i t i e s r e qui r e d.  R eas o n a ble a c c ommod a t ions m ay be m a de t o e n a ble i n d i v idu a ls w i t h di s a bi l i t i e s t o p e r f orm t he e sse n t i a l f un c t ion s .

    •     G r adu a te o f a n a cc r ed i t e d Oc c u p a ti o n a l T he r ap y p r o gr a m .

    •     L ic en s e d a s a n O T in t h e s t a t e ( s) o f p r a ctic e .

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

    •     W o r k p r i m a r ily i ndoo r s in a cli m a te c on t r o ll e d s e tti n g .

    •     Po ssi b le e x po s u r e t o u np l ea s an t o d o r s.

    •     Po ssi b le e x po s u r e t o c he m i c a ls a s i d en t i f i e d i n t h e M S DS Ma nua l.

    •     Po ssi b le e x po s u r e t o i n f e cti o n s, d is ea s e s an d b l o od b o r n e pa t ho ge n s.

    •     C on ti n u ou s e x po s u r e t o r e si d e n ts w h o a r e ill, c o n f u s ed , i rr it ab le a n d i rr a ti ona l.

    •     Sub j e ct to ho stile a n d e m o ti o n a lly up s e t f a m i l y m e m b e r s, p e r s o n ne l an d v isit o r s.

    •     M a y w o r k be y on d no r m a l w o r ki n g hou r s a n d o n w ee k e nd s an d ho l i da y s w hen ne c e s s a r y .

    COMMUNITY OVERVIEW:

    The Overlook is a non-profit organization operating since 1911 and offering a full continuum of care and services for older adults in MA. The organization embraces its rich history and heritage, owning and managing 218 Independent Living Apartment Homes and Cottages, 28 Enhanced Care Private Suites, a 14- Suite Assisted Living Memory Care neighborhood, 27-unit Short-term Post-Acute Rehabilitation, 112-bed Long Term Care Skilled Nursing, as well as Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, Private Duty and Care Management divisions.

     

    The Overlook and its 3 subsidiaries are based in Charlton, MA, with satellite home health and hospice offices across the state. The organization employs approximately 600 talented and compassionate Team Members and serves 1,500+ Residents/Patients.

     

    The Overlook has a Vision to design a mixed-use Community beyond its singular function as a Retirement Community, a pedestrian-friendly, walkable "Village Center" environment, with select retailers, restaurants featuring fresh, locally sourced food, a brewery, a large banquet, and events center, enriching programs, health and wellness-focused on mind, body and spirit, and more. The Overlook’s bucolic setting on 450 acres of beautiful New England countryside, 16 miles of nature trails, a dog park, and a wealth of amenities offer limitless possibilities in helping us reposition our Campus.

     

    THE OVERLOOK WAY:

    All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and commit to conducting themselves at all times in support of our 28 Guiding Principles, Culture of Excellence, and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture. The Overlook strives to exceed expectations, inspire and "Do what's best for those we serve."

  • Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionally

  • Respect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define it

  • Compassion: understanding and empathy for others

  • Creativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordingly

  • Grace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomes

     

    JUST SOME OF OUR BENEFITS AND PERKS:

     

    Solid Track Record of Promoting

    Team Members from within

    Plenty of Free Parking

    Free Daily Lunch on

    Campus

     

    Vacation, Sick, Holiday Time + Floating Holidays

     

    Travel Reimbursement

     

    Professional Development

    Flexible Spending and Health Reimbursement Accounts

    Employee Assistance Programs

     

    Tuition Reimbursement

    Short + Long Term Disability, Life Insurance

    Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

    Access to Fitness Center, Pool, and Onsite Massages

     

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Overlook will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The Overlook is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates, and values employee differences and similarities. By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, The Overlook will better serve our communities. The Overlook is an employment-at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, The Overlook prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

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COMMUNITY OVERVIEW:

The Overlook is a non-profit organization operating since 1911 and offering a full continuum of care and services for older adults in MA. The organization embraces its rich history and heritage, owning and managing 218 Independent Living Apartment Homes and Cottages, 28 Enhanced Care Private Suites, a 14- Suite Assisted Living Memory Care neighborhood, 27-unit Short-term Post-Acute Rehabilitation, 112-bed Long Term Care Skilled Nursing, as well as Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, Private Duty and Care Management divisions.

The Overlook and its 3 subsidiaries are based in Charlton, MA, with satellite home health and hospice offices across the state. The organization employs approximately 600 talented and compassionate Team Members and serves 1,500+ Residents/Patients.

The Overlook has a Vision to design a mixed-use Community beyond its singular function as a Retirement Community, a pedestrian-friendly, walkable "Village Center" environment, with select retailers, restaurants featuring fresh, locally sourced food, a brewery, a large banquet, and events center, enriching programs, health and wellness-focused on mind, body and spirit, and more. The Overlook’s bucolic setting on 450 acres of beautiful New England countryside, 16 miles of nature trails, a dog park, and a wealth of amenities offer limitless possibilities in helping us reposition our Campus.

THE OVERLOOK WAY:

All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and commit to conducting themselves at all times in support of our 28 Guiding Principles, Culture of Excellence, and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture. The Overlook strives to exceed expectations, inspire and "Do what's best for those we serve."

Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionally

Respect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define it

Compassion: understanding and empathy for others

Creativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordingly

Grace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomes

JUST SOME OF OUR BENEFITS AND PERKS:

  • Solid Track Record of Promoting

  • Team Members from within

  • Plenty of Free Parking

  • Free Daily Lunch on

  • Campus

  • Vacation, Sick, Holiday Time + Floating Holidays

  • Travel Reimbursement

  • Professional Development

  • Flexible Spending and Health Reimbursement Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Short + Long Term Disability, Life Insurance

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Access to Fitness Center, Pool, and Onsite Massages

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Overlook will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The Overlook is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates, and values employee differences and similarities. By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, The Overlook will better serve our communities. The Overlook is an employment-at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, The Overlook prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

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