Occupational Therapist - Home Mods - Florida, Polk County
Are you an occupational therapist who is passionate about helping older adults successfully age in place? Jukebox Health has multiple openings for fee-for-service, independent contractor OTs who are well versed in gerontology and home modifications. We are searching for passionate, empathetic, and hard working individuals who strive to help older adults achieve their goal to age in place, while preventing the risk of falls.
At Jukebox, our mission is to help older adults age in place by making their homes safer and more accessible. We do this by combining occupational therapist-led home safety checkups with affordable, CAPS-certified home renovations personalized to each older adult's situation.
Jukebox is a fast-growing company of technologists, occupational therapists, gerontologists, and others who care deeply about the well being of our elders. Jukebox is founded by serial entrepreneurs with prior exits to Anthem and SoftBank, and backed by investors including Primary Venture Partners as well as founders of Noom, Pinwheel, FuboTV and many others.
About the Role
We have multiple openings for fee-for-service, independent contractor OTs to take on the following responsibilities:
Complete home safety checkups with clients and/or caregivers to determine ways to improve safety and independence in the home.
Generate personalized reports for clients and/or caregivers to provide them with basic home modifications and activity modifications.
Educate clients/caregivers on basic fall prevention strategies and techniques.
Establish rapport and engage in collaborative discussion with clients and/or caregivers to meet their individual needs.
Coordinate appropriate responses to inbound calls, texts, and emails from clients.
The ideal candidate would have the following qualities:
Florida State OT registration and licensure required.
Available for home safety checkups in Florida (Palm Beach County - West Palm, Boca, Palm Beach).
Not required, but highly recommended, experience or formal certificate in home modifications (CAPS, ECHM, CLIPP, AOTA Home Modifications Online Badge).
Experience working with the geriatric population (1-3 years experience preferred).
Demonstrate effective communication and clinical reasoning skills.
You have a sixth sense on how to handle delicate conversations, and are the kind of person friends seek out for personal advice.