OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASST

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General Information

Job Posting ID 3111546 Creation Date May 09, 2019
Employer Posting No 2019-19515 Closing Date Jul 04, 2019
Job Site Address WACO, Texas 76701 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

OVERVIEW
A licensed professional who provides coordinated care to patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patients care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Evaluated occupational roles and occupational performance of patients with physical, psychosocial and/or cognitive impairments. Provides intervention to deficits and elicits responses. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team
RESPONSIBILITIES
* Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
* Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
* Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
* Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
* Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
* Performs initial and ongoing clinical assessments (Agency/OASIS); evaluates sensory-motor neuromuscular, psychosocial, and cognitive-perceptual components of occupational behavior.
* Assesses physical, social, safety, and cultural components of the patient s occupational environment.
* Teaches client/family disease process and treatments needed.
* Fabricates and maintains adaptive equipment and hand splints
* Performs and oversees other team members, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with patients needs and desires, including home health aide and COTA supervision
* Documents, prepares, and completes a Plan of Care, progress notes, phone orders, and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis, including identification of therapy barriers and desired outcomes and goal setting; revises the POC based on evaluation and ongoing assessment data; plans for discharge of patient
* Adhere to all company policies and procedures
* Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.
QUALIFICATIONS
Education/Licensing/Certification:
* Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
* Current State License as an Occupational Therapist
* Valid Driver s License.
* Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination
Experience:
* Two years experience as an Occupational Therapist in an acute care or rehabilitation setting.
Knowledge and Skills:
* Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
* Good interpersonal skills.
* Knowledge of durable medical equipment

Employer's Job# 2019-19515
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Supervisory Experience Required No
Additional Pay Details Dependent on Experience
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor Yes
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Occupational Therapist Assistants
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and Bachelors Degree


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Job Title OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASST
2019-19515
State Agency Name EMS MGMT LLC
Job Closing Date Jul 4, 2019
Open Until Filled No

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