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Occupational Therapist Assistant / COTA

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Date: Nov 19, 2017

Location: Irondale, AL, US, 35210

Company: Envision

PRN (In-Patient Rehab)

CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT / COTA

 

St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice, an Ascension Health at Home Company, is growing and has an immediate opportunity for a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant in our In-Patient facility.

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* In-Patient *

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Provides coordinated occupational therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)

  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs

  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients

  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors

  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary

  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation

  • Administers the occupational therapy treatment plan as planned, assigned/delegated, and supervised by the OT

  • Facilitates, teaches (as appropriate) patients ROM, strength coordination, use of adaptive equipment and environmental modifications, functional mobility and safety issues, as related to patients ADL performance needs

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures

  • Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone’s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.

 

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy Assistant with an Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Current State Certification as an Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

     

    Experience:

  • One year experience as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant.

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Therapy skills as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and other regulatory agencies.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

 

 


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