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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

at Alacare Home Health and Hospice

Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: *AC24B3332C6C5532

Job Description

Requisition Number
17-0283

Title
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Position Type
Full Time

Description
Home care allows you to get a full understanding of each patient’s needs!
Duties include:
• Providing quality occupational therapy services for homebound and hospice patients under the direction of an occupational therapist
• Documenting patient assessment, needs and care
• Assisting with coordinating and teaching rehabilitative care programs to meet the needs of staff, patients, caregivers and the community


Requirements
Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.
Other requirements include:
• Graduate of a 2-year college approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association
• At least one year of clinical experience as an occupational therapy assistant
• Current Occupational Therapist Assistant Licensure by the State of Alabama
• Knowledge of geriatric conditions, orthopedic conditions and neurological problems
• Familiarity with universal precautions
• Ability to communicate effectively with people from all socio-economic backgrounds
• Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
• Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patients
• Current Alabama driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
• CPR Certification