Job Description & Requirements
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Summary: Under the supervision of Occupational Therapist assists in the treatment of patients using therapeutic activities, psychosocial interventions, functional skill training, developmental facilitation and manual restorative techniques. Utilizes orthotic and adaptive equipment and positioning devices. Participates in departmental activities to assure smooth operations and facilitate program enhancement. Position Qualifications:Associates degree in Occupational Therapy from accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant school. Current license to practice Occupational Therapy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Successful completion of Board Examination of COTA or eligible for exam and scheduled for next sitting. Major Responsibilities:Provides group and individual treatment to restore and/or maximize physical, psychosocial, cognitive and daily living skills for physically, cognitively, developmentally and/or functionally disabled patient populations, including infants and children adolescents, adults, geriatrics and frail elderly, inpatient or outpatient as assigned. Educates patient in compensatory strategies and life management skills to promote wellness and prevent health decompensation. Educates patient, family and other caregivers in therapy program and goals. Participates in patient care meetings, collaborates with team members, assists with discharge planning. Assesses effect of treatment rendered and communicates recommendation for program changes to supervising therapist. Documents care provided in medical record, completes therapy billing. Completes department statistics. Assists in maintenance of orderly, safe and efficient working environment. Assists with inventory and purchasing as assigned. Participates in program development and quality improvement teams. Delegates appropriate tasks to rehabilitation aides, volunteers and students, over seeing quality of care and supervising performance. Provides student supervision according to practice guidelines. Complies with established departmental policies, procedures and objectives. Attends variety of meetings, conferences, seminars as required or directed. Demonstrates use of Quality Improvement in daily operations. Complies with all health and safety regulations and requirements. Respects diverse views and approaches, and contributes in maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors. Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed. All responsibilities are essential job functions
In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’
“Star Rewards”- performance incentives
About the Company
Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.