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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - IRF PRN

at Kindred Healthcare Inc.

Posted: 4/14/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 356702
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Job Description

A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant is responsible for planning, directing and administering of occupational therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by Occupational Therapist and a licensed physician. Administers treatments and occupational agents as prescribed by a referring physician and evaluation Occupational Therapist in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.



Qualifications

Experience/Skills:

  • Current licensure as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state.
  • Current Basic Life Support/CPR Card.
  • Previous experience in the care of patients preferred

Physical and Safety Requirements:

Good general health and stress coping ability. Full mobility and ability to participate in vigorous activity. Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all constituents (patients, families, peers, and other healthcare team members) as needed for assessment, intervention, and professional development. Possess near vision acuity for accurate reading of equipment and recording on patient charts. Must be physically able to lift, support and move patients. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.