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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Description

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.

  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Employee Discounts

SUMMARY

As an Occupational Therapy Assistant, you implement and document treatment programs. Provide superior customer service by modeling the Brand Promise and Core Values.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Unity Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Occupational Therapy

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday | 8am-4:30pm

ATTRIBUTES

  • Associates Degree or Certificate in Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy from an accredited school.
  • Reads, writes and speaks English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer skills required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Within standards of practice established for COTAs and PTA's, completes and documents assessments, establishing objective, achievable and measurable long and short term goals.
  • Implements treatment programs individualized to the patients needs and discharge plan; issues and provides instruction in the use of adaptive equipment; document’s patient response to treatment according to department policy. Communicates directly to therapist regarding patient’s plan of care, concerns or any observed changes in medical status.
  • 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.
  • Coordinates patient schedule with team members, readily and effectively adjusts schedule to meet changes in census, staffing, patient needs, space constraints. Documents patient charges and attendance at end of each day.
  • Maintains professional growth through active participation in continuing education programs, departmental inservices, professional organizations and review of professional literature.

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.

PAY RANGE: $21.00 - $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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