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.
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
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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: