Occupational Therapy Assistant

Halcyon Rehabilitation - Marianna, FL3.3

30+ days ago
Halcyon Rehabilitation is looking for PRN Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant for our buildings in Florida.

We have several Skilled Nursing Facilities throughout the state of Florida.

Our gyms are equipped with ACP program for modalities, Casamba and much more.

Key points:
SPEND MORE TIME WITH YOUR PATIENTS – Computerized Online billing & documentation via Casmba. It’s easy to learn, easy to work with, and less time on paperwork.
GROW WITH US - Career development opportunities available in operations and clinical support.
EXCELLENT BENEFITS – major medical/dental/vision, CEU reimbursement, PTO and much more.
EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT – Strong focus on education. This is evidenced by a team that focuses on training, education and mentoring staff.

Our goal is to meet the needs of our residents. We work to restore hope, confidence, and instill a desire to achieve one’s highest level of independence. We want our residents’ experience here to be as much like home as possible, and to achieve that goal we incorporate a full continuum of services.

We take pride in assisting therapists in reaching a work/life balance coupled with professional growth.

Thank you for your interest in Halcyon Rehab.

Tami Lynn McCoy

Halcyon Rehab

Talent Acquisition Manager

813-388-6857 – Office

855-435-5170 - eFax

tmccoy@halcyonrehab.net

Halcyon Rehab Is A Therapy Provider That Cares…
At Halcyon, our approach to healthcare services emphasizes teamwork and personal involvement to create a compassionate, caring environment for our resident’s. We do more than just meet their physical needs – we are committed to helping our residents live happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives through social interaction and enriching environments that promote independence.

POSITION SUMMARY

The staff Occupational Therapy Assistant performs patient/resident care and activities as directed by the Occupational Therapist.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Treats patients/residents as directed by the Occupational Therapist.
2. Records treatments provided and progress notes in the medical record.
3. Collaborates with Occupational Therapist on short and long term goals that lead to achievement of patient/resident outcome.
4. Screens patients/residents based upon identified need, as state guidelines permit.
5. Attends and participates in patient/resident care conferences, interdisciplinary team meetings and other facility meetings as required or directed.
6. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of treatment areas and rehab department.
7. Instructs families and nursing staff in restorative/home programs as directed by the Occupational Therapist.
8. Communicates with patients/residents clearly and adjusts treatment based on their needs/abilities.
9. Communicates with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans
10. Conducts in-services and training for facility staff on an ongoing basis as directed.
11. Attends and participates in in-service training for other facility staff members.
12. Correctly identifies and bills for daily therapy services rendered per approved billing guidelines.

13. Actively participates in the supervision process:
a. Reviews evaluation results, treatment plan and goals with OT.
b. Communicates needs to appropriate supervisor.
c. Obtains co-signatures as required.
d. Notifies appropriate personnel of unusual patient/resident findings in a timely manner.
e. Demonstrates an awareness of limitations and seeks supervision appropriately.
f. Modifies performance in response to feedback.
g. Carries out treatment as discussed with OT.

14. Must be able to travel between facilities as indicated.
15. Performs other duties as required or directed.

EXPOSURE RISK: The Occupational Therapy Assistant is at high risk for exposure to blood and bodily fluids.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Occupational Therapist.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1. Works in well-lit/ventilated office and therapy areas.
2. Pressured work environment subject to frequent interruptions.
3. Willingness to work in other facilities temporarily, when necessary.
4. May be exposed to infectious diseases.

Required Skills
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

1. Current state registration/licensure as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.
2. Demonstrates professional behavior and appearance.
3. Attends and participates in continuing educational programs and in-services as requested, which may require overnight travel.
4. Ability to work on and comprehend computerized technology.
5. Protects patients/residents and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
6. Must be able to speak the English language in a comprehendible format.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Subject to lifting, carrying and supporting patients/residents.
2. Must be able to lift medical equipment, supplies, etc.
3. Must be able to move (walk, bend, stand, sit, push, pull, lift) intermittently throughout the workday.
4. Must be constantly alert for patient/resident safety.

Required Experience

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

EXPERIENCE: Two years’ experience as an Occupational Therapy Assistant is preferred.