Occupational Therapy Asst
We focus on people. Our residents. Their lives. Their health. Their families. We are one of the largest providers of short-term and long-term health care services in the United States. Through our affiliated entities, we provide services through skilled nursing facilities in 23 states. We are committed to providing compassionate, family oriented short-term and long-term care. We focus on individualized care that respects the dignity and rights of our residents. Our aim is to care for every resident the way we would our family members. We strive to provide our residents with services designed to achieve quality care and quality of life. To reach these outcomes we subscribe to quality treatment with a combination of 'caring and curing'. Select facilities provide Intravenous Therapy Services, Respiratory Therapy Services, Dementia Services and all facilities provide Rehabilitation Services. Our affiliated facility in Bethesda, MD is seeking a FT Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our In-House Rehab Team! Please apply online via this posting for an expedited process. For more information please contact Tiffany Blackwell at 877-234-1553 or [Click Here to Email Your Resume]. Bethesda Health & Rehab Center *5721 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814 Who are we?* In-House Rehab Team* Skilled Nursing Facility * PRN staff as needed * ROX / Rehab Optima GiftRAP Software* ACP Modality Equipment * Vital Stim Equipment How are we unique? * 185 beds * Renovated Facility * Secured Dementia Unit * Private Medicare Suites * Therapy Courtyard * Transition Apartment * ADL Kitchen * In-House Rehab Team * ROX / Rehab Optima GiftRAP Software * ACP Modality Equipment * Vital Stim Equipment What do we offer?* RESPECT Program * Blue Ribbon Employee Award * Storms of Life Foundation * Ambassador Program * Continuing Education Opportunities * Leadership Opportunities * Employee Referral BonusesSummaryAn occupational therapist assistant (OTA) works under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist to assist with a patient's treatment program in accordance with federal guidelines and state practice acts. Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesConducts resident screens (without interpretation) as allowed by state practice act.Helps residents with rehabilitative activities and exercises outlined in a treatment plan developed in collaboration with an occupational therapist.Monitors an individual's activities to make sure they are performed correctly and to provide encouragement.Records resident's progress for use by the occupational therapist.May assist in scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, restocking or ordering depleted supplies, and filling out insurance forms or other paperwork.Provides training to residents, caregivers and families according to the resident's care plan.Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.Performs other duties as assigned. QualificationsAssociates Degree from a AOTA accredited program.Licensed COTA if required by state law.Physical Demands & Environment Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, see, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.