Occupational Therapist Assistant

Location
Blacksburg, VA
Posted
Jun 16, 2022
Closes
Jul 16, 2022
Ref
1353
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Human Touch Home Healthcare is looking for Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Blacksburg, VA area. The Occupational Therapists Assistant (OTA) is responsible to the registered occupational therapist that is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for occupational therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Service Agreement. The certified occupational therapy assistant performs only those services planned, delegated, and supervised by the registered occupational therapist.

Occupational Therapist (OT) Responsibilities:
  • Participates in the ongoing evaluation of patient's functional status as delegated by the registered occupational therapist.
  • Participates in the ongoing evaluation of the home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living as delegated by the registered occupational therapist.
  • Participates in teaching new skills or retraining patients in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with organization policy.
  • Maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the registered occupational therapist any changes in the patient's condition.
  • Follows treatment program and goals for improved patient function as established by the registered occupational therapist.
  • Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient's care to promote coordinated, efficient care.
  • Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by Organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the Organization.
  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home care services.
The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties
Education Required:
  • Graduate of an occupational therapy assistant curriculum accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Certified with the National Certification Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Licensed by the State Board of Healing Arts in accordance with State licensure laws.
  • A minimum of one year of clinical experience as a certified occupational therapy assistant.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.


Company Overview: Human Touch Home HealthCare has been around for over 23 years, with multiple locations through our Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, and Pennsylvania we offer one of the most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry ranging from per diem to full-time. We provide skilled and non-skilled care. Human Touch Home Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status

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