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  • Occupational Therapist Asst

    Job Locations US-MA-Lawrence
    Department
    VNA - Lawrence (office)
    Job ID
    2018-2136
    # of Openings
    1
    Hours (posting)
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
    40
    Shift
    Days
    Schedule From:
    8:00 AM
    Schedule To:
    4:30 PM
  • Overview

    Follow Your Passion, Make An Impact In Your Community, Love The Work You Do...

     

    The Occupational Therapist Assistant is a member of the health care team who provides rehabilitation services to individuals and families in the community.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

     

    Qualifications

    • 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.

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