Occupational Therapist, Chicagoland area, Western suburbs, Des Plaines, IL:
Presence Health

Presence Health
Des Plaines Illinois

Requisition ID: 44109

Location: Dempster Offices

Location Address:
2380 East Dempster Street, Des Plaines, IL  60016-4839 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day


Area of coverage: Chicagoland area, south of Irving Park Rd, to include western suburbs. Offices located at Des Plaines, IL




The Occupational Therapist – Home Health provides Occupational Therapy Services to patients/clients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical or behavioral function and health status resulting from injury, psychiatric or medical disease, or other causes.  Performs assessment and plans interventions.  Develops treatment plans which include goals and interventions for each patient.  Documents all interventions.



  1. Evaluates patients, establishes goals, and develops individualized treatment plans as prescribed by a licensed physician/practitioner.


  2. Provides direct patient treatment based on current occupational therapy practice and revises treatment plan based on the patient’s response.


  3. Provides education to patient and family/caregiver regarding patient’s abilities and need for assistance and continued therapeutic intervention.


  4. Recommends modification or changes in the patient’s treatment program to the referring physician based on evaluation of progress. Confers as necessary with physicians concerning alternatives available.

  5. Prepares written/computer documentation as required by the profession, payors and regulatory agencies, and the department, such as evaluation results, treatment plans, progress reports, discharge paperwork and other such reports  



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    Education and/or Experience                                                              

    Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy required. One year of related experience required.


    Three years of related experience preferred.


    Computer Skills                                                          


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Occupational Therapist with a current Illinois License required. CPR certification required. Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and proof of auto insurance required.

Business Unit: PLC Home Health Suburban
Department Name: CHI Occupational Therapy

Basic Qualifications