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The Occupational Therapist Assistant is a member of the health care team who provides rehabilitation services to individuals and families in the community.
Provides quality care for patients and families receiving therapy services.
Performs clinical procedures safely and utilizes appro
Utilizes appropriate clinical judgment in providing care.
Complies with OSHA regulations and infection control standards.
Adheres to safety management practices.
Provides training of patients and families. Assists with training of new therapist assistant staff. Takes initiative in self-growth and professional development.
Incorporates teaching and learning principals into plan of care.
Teaches clinical procedures to nursing staff unfamiliar with the procedure when requested. Educates and encourages patient/family participation in health care decisions. Inform patients of their rights and responsibilities. Assists in orienting new staff.
Maintains accessible, clearly documented medical records and agency paperwork that meet the requirements for legal purposes, insurance reimbursement and continuity of care.
Provides for appropriate coverage of patients on caseload. Assists with coverage of patients when the primary nurse is absent.
Ensures customer satisfaction and effective communication patterns.
Graduation from an approved Physical therapist assistant or certified Occupational Therapy assistant program.
Licensed in Massachusetts.
At least one year's experience as a registered clinician in a rehabilitation or acute care setting.
Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and well organized.