Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System OT Home Care Coord in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Performs the initial assessment of the homecare needs of a frail elderly population, and identifies and develops specific plans. This position requires individual therapy skills geared to geriatric patients, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Work performed includes visits to private homes of PACE enrollees. Position requires frequent travel in and around Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum Education Occupational Therapist

Minimum Experience One year experience serving the frail and elderly population.

Required Certification/Registration Licensed through Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

Special Skill Should possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Physical Requirements Frequent prolonged standing/walking

Interpersonal Skills Good interpersonal/human relations skills Good oral and written communication skills Good time management/prioritization skills Problem solving and critical thinking skills