Occupational Therapist (OT)

HealthPRO Heritage
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Job Details

  • Location: Silver Spring, MD, 20906
  • Date Posted: 2023-01-11
  • Employment Type: Part Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 69816
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Full-time Occupational Therapist in Bethesda

  • SNF with mostly sub-acute rehab

At HealthPRO Heritage, we help you achieve your higher calling.

Our therapists don’t just have a job… they have a higher calling ! Underneath job titles and duties, our therapists are driven to accomplish something larger than themselves. We are committed to helping them achieve those callings by fostering work environments that support growth and encourage fulfillment. This results in our employee retention rates being among the best in the business, positively attributing to both professional and personal satisfaction.


At HealthPRO Heritage, we treat employees like family.

We value our therapists and their dedication to our mission of enhancing the quality of life of the individuals we serve. That is why we make it a priority to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

Our plan includes:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive medical, dental & vision plans
  • Flexible scheduling – customize your schedule around what works for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) – which may include holidays, vacations, illness… you decide how & when to use your earned time
  • Retirement plan (401K)

The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats residents in accordance with orders of the physician through the use of therapeutic procedures and assistive devices intended to maximize functional potentials in all areas of a resident's life. The Occupational Therapist participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of Occupational Therapy.


1.  Review available resident information and evaluate the impact of this information on the assessment and treatment process.

2.  Conduct and document a thorough functional assessment of the resident, utilizing standardized procedures. Assessment of home/vocational and equipment needs.

3.  Develop and implement an individualized treatment plan based on resident needs and containing achievable functional goals.

4.  Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines and consistently maintain timely and accurate departmental records.

5.  Enter a progress note in the resident record following each treatment session.

6.  Revise treatment plans, as needed, throughout the treatment process.

7.  Document the course of treatment in a clear, concise discharge summary utilizing a prescribed format.

8.  Instruct Assistants in treatment procedures to be utilized and provide close supervision while such staff members are working with residents.

9.  Orient residents to program services and treatment procedures appropriate to their needs. Inform residents of any potential risk during any procedure.

10. Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident's use of functional abilities.

11. Establish and instruct resident and family/other caregiver in exercises and therapeutic procedures to be continued following discharge.

12. Assist in the referral process when a resident requires additional services following discharge. Maintain current knowledge of community resources.

13. Attend and participate or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problem or needs.

14. Attend and participate in other department/facility meetings, as required.

15. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

16. Participate in the quality improvement process by responding appropriately to results of medical record audits, resident/referral source satisfaction surveys, safety activities and regulatory requirements.

17. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.

18. Provide input to the Rehabilitation Manager on clinical performance of assistants as requested and appropriate.

19. Promote the programs and services of Heritage Healthcare through formal and informal interactions with the community.

20. Adhere to company and facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

21. Perform other duties as assigned and required to provide quality care to residents.

22. Understands reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.

23. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination Policy and third party reimbursement guidelines.

24. Support the company’s commitment to Compassionate Care; project a professional image to foster confidence in the Rehab Program.

25. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping

26. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities


1.  Bachelor/Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.

2.  Current license/certification in the state of practice.

3.  Prefer supervision, training and/or experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.

4.  Certification, if applicable, and demonstrated competency in identified areas of specialization.

5.  Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

6.  Demonstrated ability to assess resident needs and develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care.

7.  Knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements.


Recruiter : Email Address: jbennett@healthpro-heritage.com