Occupational Therapy Assistant
Company: Interim HealthCare
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Interim HealthCare -is seeking a - -Per-Diem -Certified
-Occupational Therapist Assistants . -We are proud to be able to
offer the opportunity that you deserve on a flexible schedule.
Interim -HealthCare has been around for over 50 years, and our
mission is simple, "We Improve People's Lives".
Create your own schedule of when and where you want to work
Weekend, weekday and evening opportunities
Weekly pay with direct deposit
Multiple locations based on preference.
Competitive hourly rates
Flexible Assignment to fit your Needs
Employee Appreciation Program
Interim HealthCarer is America's leading provider of home care,
hospice and healthcare staffing. We offer one of the most
comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry
ranging from per diem to full-time.
If you're looking for a stable career opportunity, look no further.
We offer the security of working for an established company.
Nationally, Interim HealthCare has been providing great jobs to
great people for over 50 years and there are more than 300 offices
across the country. That kind of stability combined with our
commitment to integrity makes us your perfect career partner.
Occupational therapy assistants provide services for treating
impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in
physical function and health status under the direction and
supervision of the treating occupational therapist and in
accordance with the patient's plan of care, accepted standards of
professional practice, applicable law and regulation, as well as
applicable Interim HealthCare policies, procedures and clinical
Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the
Acts at the direction and under the supervision of the treating
occupational therapist and in accordance with the plan of care.
Participates in the development and evaluation of the plan of care
in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and
Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in
the plan of care.
Assists the treating occupational therapist in documenting a
patient's progress and response to treatment.
Teaches task-oriented therapeutic activities designed to restore
physical function, as well as sensory-integrative function,
Teaches compensatory technique to improve the level of independence
in the activities of daily living (ADLs).
Completes and submits timely, legible, accurate, relevant, and
sufficient clinical documentation (written or electronic)
addressing the treatment and interventions provided, the patient's
response to the treatment and interventions, and the patient's
progress toward goals in accordance with professional standards of
practice, policy and procedures, and payor requirements.
Counsels and educates the patient and the family, and other
caregivers to promote patient progress toward mutually established
goals and in meeting healthcare related needs.
Effectively communicates with other members of the
interdisciplinary healthcare team providing care to promote
coordination of patient care and planning for discharge
Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and
other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the
current plan of care.
Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement
Participates in in-services or training, as requested.
Participates in the Office's Emergency Preparedness program, as
Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
Accesses personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill
the above duties and responsibilities. - Access to use and ability
to disclose PHI is further defined by each
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Able to provide proof of current CPR certification, per
Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the
workforce, both clinical and non-clinical.
Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.
Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the
care of the patient and use of equipment in providing
Able to visually and aurally observe and assess the patient.
Able to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient
needs and scheduling.
Able to provide proof of valid driver's license, if applicable.
Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if
assignment(s) include driving own vehicle to transport patient.
Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
Able to travel constantly within geographic area serviced by office
from assignment to assignment.
Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care
per applicable law or regulation.
Work is normally performed in a residence, aggregate living
facility, school or occupational setting.
Occasional exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens
and/or potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations
that require following extensive safety precautions and may include
the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex
and or non-latex gloves).
Able to work flexible schedule and/or evening hours as needed.
Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach
Able to constantly lift, reposition, and transfer patients.
Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of
palm, i.e. manipulate pen, knobs or objects.
Heavy physical activity that may require lifting, carrying, pushing
or pulling over 50 lbs., and physically stretching, bending,
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