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Title:  Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant PRN - South Job

Date:  Sep 27, 2022
Facility:  South (0202)

Summary

The Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant is responsible for providing occupational therapy services to patients in accordance with professional and organizational standards of treatment as prescribed by the attending physician .Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Graduate from an Occupational Therapy Assistant educational program accredited by ACOTE.

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Current license to practice in the State of Tennessee as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant.

 

PREFERRED:

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Current CPR certification

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to understand and prepare moderately complex written materials, such as patient records.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and effectively with Associates, physicians, and other outside professionals.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of work flow.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs patient treatments based on written treatment plan, professional and Methodist Healthcare standards of patient treatment.
  • Identifies, provides, and assesses effectiveness of patient and family education.
  • Documents treatment and general condition of patient noting significant and subtle changes in patient’s condition in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Promotes professional practice and communication among all members of Alliance Home Care.

Physical Requirements

  • Exposure to patient body fluids.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
  • Ability to read and write and to communicate both orally and in writing with other individuals.
  • Normal or corrected-to-normal vision, including peripheral vision.
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 150 lbs. as well as carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, squat, reach, bend, walk, twist, and sit in one place throughout the shift.
  • Ability to use hands and feet together for repetitive, coordinated motions.
  • Good hand-eye coordination.


Nearest Major Market: Memphis

Job Segment: Occupational Therapy Assistant, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation, Therapy, Home Care, Healthcare

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