Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant

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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy Assistant with an Associate’s Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current State License as an Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Valid Driver’s License

 

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.
Company
Envision
Posted
03/25/2018
Type
Full time
Location
San Antonio, Texas 78229, US