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Occupational Therapist Assistant , Home Health Full Time

Location
Douglasville, Georgia
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022

As a Home Health Occupational Therapist Assistant, you will:

  • Provide therapy services planned, delegated and supervised by the qualified Occupational Therapist in accordance with the patient's Plan of Treatment.
  • Assist in the implementation of vocational/education programs and activities established by registered Occupational Therapist designed to restore, reinforce, and enhance task performances, diminish or correct pathology, and to promote/maintain health and self-sufficiency.
  • Design/adapt equipment and working and/or living environment.  Fabricate devices to assist and improve function and independence and participation in the program and/or community where possible.
  • Provide therapeutic treatment and instruction to patients as directed by the qualified Occupational Therapist and in accordance with physician orders to improve/restore strength, coordination, range-of-motion and function or teach compensation measures.
  • Report information and observations to Occupational Therapist and/or Clinical supervisor, document observed information in patient records and prepares clinical notes.   Assist with preparation of progress reports.   Maintain and submit documentation as required by the Company and/or facility.
  • Instruct patients and family members regarding home programs as well as care and use of adaptive equipment.
  • Participate in care coordination and discharge planning activities and act as a resource to other health care personnel in meeting patient's needs.
  • Design community reintegration activities, as appropriate, to assist the client in the physical reconditioning effort, and/or the psychological adjustment and coordinate the plan with members of the interdisciplinary team.

 

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Current and unrestricted OTA licensure
  • Minimum of six months occupational therapist assistant experience preferred
  • Home Health experience a plus
  • Current CPR certification
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • This role requires full COVID-19 vaccination
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Details

  • Job Reference: 702756085-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CenterWell Home Health
  • Location: Douglasville, Georgia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent