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Occupational Therapy Assistant - PRN

Company: Therapy Management Corporation
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Join one of the top therapy providers in the US as we revolutionize the industry! As a certified occupational therapy assistant at TMC, you will contribute to and implement individualized plans of care under the supervision of licensed therapists. You will work as an integral part of the interprofessional team to provide education to patients, families, and staff and assist in all levels of care planning and transitions. We believe in a proactive approach to intervention that focuses on the unique role of rehabilitation in the prevention of declines and complications before they happen, as well as the utilization of evidence-based approaches to care that deliver superior patient outcomes. TMC has ample opportunities for growth for both clinical skills and leadership

Responsibilities

  • Assists with data collection and evaluation, as allowed, under the supervision of an OTR.
  • Under the supervision of a license occupational therapist, performs clinical functions: screens, execution of treatment plans, and delivery of treatment in accordance with Medicare and state guidelines, as well as facility and TMC policies and procedures as well as modifies treatment approaches and adapts interventions according to the resident's needs.
  • Communicates and interacts with other team members and the individual's family, or caregivers in collaborations with an OTR.
  • Maintains treatment area, equipment, and supply inventory as required.
  • Maintains records and documentation required by work settings under the supervision of an OTR.
  • Terminates services formulating discontinuation and follow-up plans when maximum benefit is received under the supervision of an OTR.
  • Maintains records required by practice setting, third-party payers, and regulatory agencies under the supervision of an OTR.
  • Provides in-service education to team members and the community especially in the area of established service competency under the supervision of an OTR.
  • Participates in professional and community activities.
  • Functions according to the AOTA Code of Ethics (AOTA, 1988) and Standards of Practice (AOTA, 1992) of the profession.
  • Participates in organizational activities and committees.
  • Communicates with patient's physician as necessary regarding patient's progress, treatments, etc., in consultation with the supervising OTR.
  • Contributes to program planning and development in collaboration with an OTR.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program.
  • Current certification with The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. if required by state regulations.
  • Licensed by the State in the designated geographic area in his/her respective therapy profession.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform the following tasks without posing a threat to the health or safety of him/herself, co-workers, caregivers, or patient; lift, turn, move position, and transport the patient into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform a minimum of minimal assist transfer. Minimal assist transfers are defined for purposes of this document as the ability to lift and control 50 pounds.

TMC is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Therapy Management Corporation, Lake Charles , Occupational Therapy Assistant - PRN, Other , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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