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Occupational Therapist Assistant PRN 

Category Occupational Therapy Assistant  
Description

Job Function SummaryThe Occupational Therapy Assistant (O.T.A.) performs occupational therapy treatments under the clinical supervision of the Occupational Therapist. The Occupational Therapy Assistant participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of Occupational Therapy.¬ Essential Job FunctionsProvide Occupational Therapy treatments to patients according to treatment plans developed by the Occupational Therapist.Assist the Occupational Therapist when performing tests, evaluations, and complex treatment procedures.Observe, record and report to the Occupational Therapist patient conditions, reactions and responses related to treatment. Maintain daily records of treatments and document progress notes on patients as directed by the Occupational Therapist and company policy.Completes documentation in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and applicable standards and administrative and clinical requirements.Reports to work as scheduled.¬ Additional Job FunctionsAssist the Occupational Therapist in consulting with family members, physicians and other health care professionals, as appropriate.Assist the Occupational Therapist with in-service programs and other meetings as assigned by the Occupational Therapist.Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.Act in compliance with CHS Policies and Procedures, State, Federal and Professional Organization regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.Consistently utilizes appropriate treatment interventions for each patient served that are individualized and ensure appropriate level of challenge, sophistication and complexity to facilitate maximal patient progress and outcomes.Attend and participate in staff meetings and other meetings as requested.Perform other duties, as assigned.

 
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements• Graduate of an approved Occupational Therapy Assistant program.• Current license or eligible for license under statutes in the state of practice.• Prefer minimum one (1) year rehabilitation experience in setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility.• Prefer active membership in the state and national American Occupational Therapy Association.• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.• Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Occupational Therapist and the policies and procedures of Creative Health Solutions.Working ConditionsTypical therapy clinic environment. Requires ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends. Strong organizational skills in order to effectively maintain multiple projects simultaneously. Requires creativity as well as the ability to work independently. Ability to be discreet and maintain confidential information.Physical and Mental Activities, Tool and Equipment:Ability to walk, bend, drive, stand, sit and reach constantly during an eight (8) hour day/shift. Ability to speak and hear to understand and give directions. Visual and auditory acuity sufficient to assess, and monitor patient/resident needs, maintain accurate records, understand directions and recognize people. Fine and gross motor skills. Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the facility and in the community. Work endurance ability to work eight (8) hour days/shifts. Ability to participate in sustained activity for up to three and one-half (3.5) hours at a time. Reading and comprehension skills for analyzing reports, charts and correspondence. Possesses highly developed communication and problem-solving skills.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time PRN  
Tags Certified Occupational Therpist Assistant, COTA, Occupational Therapist, OT, OTR  
Location Lafontaine  
About the Organization At CHS our mission is to develop great clinicians to provide cutting edge rehab in a caring environment; support autonomy that respects the professional clinical decision making skills of our therapists.  
State Indiana 

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