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Occupational Therapist Assistant consistent PRN

Company: Vertis Therapy
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

Vertis Therapy is growing and is looking for passionate Occupational Therapy Assistant for consistent PRN hours for our beautiful Assisted Livings with Memory Care. Vertis Therapy is a therapist owned and operated company that focuses on providing quality patient centered care.

*1:1 Treatments

*Flexible Schedule

The Occupational Therapy Assistant performs occupational therapy treatments under the clinical supervision of the Occupational Therapist. The Occupational Therapy Assistant participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of Occupational Therapy.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide Occupational Therapy treatments to patients according to treatment plans developed by the Occupational Therapist.
  • Assist the Occupational Therapist when performing tests, evaluations, and complex treatment procedures.
  • Observe, record and report to the Occupational Therapist the patient conditions, reactions and responses related to treatment.
  • Maintain daily records of treatments and document progress notes on patients as directed by the Occupational Therapist.
  • Assist the Occupational Therapist in consulting with family members, physicians and other health care professionals, as appropriate.
  • Assist with the care of the Occupational Therapy department and equipment.
  • Assist the Occupational Therapist with in-service programs and other meetings as assigned by the Occupational Therapist.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.
  • Act in compliance with Vertis Therapy Management Policies and Procedures, State, Federal and Professional Organization regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and other meetings as requested.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned. Requirements
    • Associate of Science degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant.
    • Current license or eligible for license under statutes in the state of practice.
    • Prefer minimum one (1) year rehabilitation experience in setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility.
    • Prefer active membership in the state and national American Occupational Therapy Association.
    • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Adequate computer skills in order to complete required job duties and computerized documentation.
    • Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Occupational Therapist and the policies and procedures of Vertis Therapy.

Keywords: Vertis Therapy, Lawrence , Occupational Therapist Assistant consistent PRN, Healthcare , Lawrence, Kansas

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