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Certified Occupational Assistant - Signing in bonus

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Severn
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

General Purpose:Responsible to work under the direction of occupational therapists to provide rehabilitative services to person with mental, physical, emotional or developmental impairments.Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for delivering occupational therapy to patients/clients as directed by the physician's plan of treatment and the occupational therapist's plan of treatments.
  • Responsible for reporting on the condition of the patient/client to the appropriate supervisor, and other staff members.
  • Responsible for performing services which are planned, delegated, and supervised by an occupational therapist. - Responsible for making decisions based on individual's educational preparation and experience as an occupational therapy assistant.
  • Actively participates in case conferences and makes suggestions to appropriate supervisors.
  • Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
  • May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. - Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
    • Certified as an Occupational Therapy Assistant as approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association and certified to practice in the state in which employed, if applicable. -
    • One (1) year experience as an occupational therapy assistant.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: -
      • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of the work force, both clinical and non-clinical.
      • Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.
      • Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient/client.
      • Able to visually and auditorially observe and assess the patient.
      • Able to effectively deal with multiple changes.
      • Able to provide proof of valid driver's license, if applicable.
      • Evidence of current CPR/BLS training including adults, children and infants.
      • Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient care.Working Conditions & Physical Effort: -
        • Work is normally performed in clinics, schools, hospitals, nursing homes, patient homes or occupational settings.
        • Work environment involves frequent exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens and/or potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex and or non-latex gloves).
        • Heavy physical activity that requires frequent and/or occasional lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling over 50 lbs., and to physically stretch, bend, stoop, twist, stand, sit, walk, reach and climb stairs.

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Severn , Certified Occupational Assistant - Signing in bonus, Other , Severn, Maryland

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