Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - LECOM Health

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Millcreek Community Hospital

Millcreek Community Hospital, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is currently a PRN Occupational Therapist Assistant to join our team!

JOB SUMMARY:

Under supervision of an Occupational Therapist, the Occupational Therapy Assistant administers medically prescribed occupational therapy treatment for patients suffering from injuries and muscle, nerve, joint and bone diseases, to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability by performing the following duties:

CHARACTERISTIC JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position requires creating an environment and culture that enables LECOM Health to fulfill its mission by providing patient-centered treatment, quality care, and patient safety. The job provides occupational therapy services and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulations and guidelines. This job requires the Occupational Therapy Assistant to be involved with family education, home evaluations and functional mobility activities that promote community living and well-being under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist.

· Review physician orders, patient‘s condition, and medical records.

· Review data from the Occupational Therapy evaluation and plan of care including short and long term goals prior to administering treatment.

· Review effective treatment strategies for areas of Activities of Daily Living and Independent Living Skills with the Occupational Therapist.

· Monitor and communicate patient response to occupational therapy treatment.

· Assist the Occupational Therapist with patient at discharge including patient and family instruction in safety, mobility, and function.

· Modify Occupational Therapy treatment and plan of care according to patient’s ability and response as directed by the supervising Occupational Therapist.

· Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.

· Record treatment, response, and progress in the electronic medical record. Documentation of patients care and services will adhere to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines.

· Maintain compliance with appropriate therapy minutes, therapy intensity, and productivity standards on daily basis.

· Adhere to all HIPPA procedures and guidelines.

· Have the ability to work as scheduled, ready to devote full attention and energy to the important work of LECOM Health

JOB SUMMARY:

Under supervision of an Occupational Therapist, the Occupational Therapy Assistant administers medically prescribed occupational therapy treatment for patients suffering from injuries and muscle, nerve, joint and bone diseases, to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability by performing the following duties:

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