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Occupational Therapy Assistant (Per Diem)

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:


At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire
  • Tuition Assistance & Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Same Day Pay through Daily Pay
  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Discounts

SUMMARY

The Occupational Therapy Assistant implements treatment programs individualized to the patients needs and discharge plan, issues and provides instruction in the use of adaptive equipment, and documents patient response to treatment according to department policy.

Rochester Regional Health's Park Ridge Living Center has been serving elders in our community since 2010. As a testament to our commitment to excellence, Park Ridge Living Center, which houses Wegman Family Cottages, has achieved and maintained a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) since 2013.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: Park Ridge Living Center

DEPARTMENT: Occupational Therapy - TCC Rehab Unit

SCHEDULE: Weekday Coverage and Saturday Day Shift

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Associates Degree or Certificate in Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy from an accredited school.

  • New York State Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Documentation. Completes and documents assessments, establishing objective, achievable and measurable long and short term goals. Documents patient's response to treatment.

  • Treatment. Implements treatment programs individualized to the patients needs and discharge plan; issues and provides instruction in the use of adaptive equipment. Communicates directly to therapist regarding patient’s plan of care, concerns or any observed changes in medical status.

  • Discharge Planning. Participates in discharge planning, performs timely and adequate family and staff teaching to facilitate discharge plan. Offers appropriate suggestions for equipment needs post—discharge. Communicates home programs in neat, concise and organized manner

EDUCATION:

  • AAS (Required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - New York State Office of Professions

PAY RANGE: $23.00 - $30.60

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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