Job Description

Eagle Ridge, 2425 Teller Ave, Grand Junction, Colorado, United States of America Req #173
Monday, September 14, 2020

At Vivage, we’rerecognized as a national leader driving high quality service innovation forseniors and value for our investors. "Vivage" means "celebratingaging" inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven modelsfilled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

We are a senior healthcare, solution driven company which provides right care.. right place..righttime. Our Mission, Vision and Pillars of Commitment have come from ourcollective personal awareness and professional dedication to the importance ofeach person we serve, each employee we work with, and each business partner wehave. At Vivage we bridge today’s healthcare opportunities with innovativestrategies and solutions.

THE ADVANTAGE OF WORKING WITH US

Engaging Culture - Competitive Pay - GrowthOpportunities - Great Benefits - Family Environment - Payactiv


Occupational Therapist Assistant

The primary responsibility of the Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) is to provide direct occupational therapy interventions as planned, delegated, and supervised by the Occupational Therapist. The person in this role will also record treatments given and note progress in medical record.  In this role, you are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resident Care:                         70% time

  • Provide occupational therapy individualized treatment plans and needed updates to increase client’s independence and functioning under the supervision of a Licensed Occupational Therapist and in accordance with physician’s orders

  • Demonstrate competent technical skills according to current standards of practice

  • Communicate changes in resident’s condition

  • Participate in discharge and community mobility planning

  • Prescribe necessary durable medical equipment to facilitate independence 

  • Provide accurate and timely billing records and supporting clinical documentation

  • Respond to family requests and concerns timely

  • Assure resident abuse or neglect does not occur

  • Observe confidentiality and safeguards for all patient information


Training/Education:                         15% time

  • Participate in collaborative care conferences

  • Coordinate and provide training with Restorative Nursing and other Care staff

  • Provide education and training to patient, caregiver, and community partners

  • Assist with training and education of facility and professional partners

  • Ensure compliance with all community mandatory education, training and competence programs

  • Participation in OTA student development and educational programs 


Department Duties:                           15% time

  • Perform screening rounds as directed by Director of Rehabilitation to assess for client needs and environmental safety

  • Provide recommendations to Director of Rehab and other team members opportunities for business improvement, safety concerns or other updates

  • Assists in maintaining cleanliness and tour readiness of the therapy department

  • Performs other duties as assigned


TALENT:

Executing

Ability to prioritize and multi-task priorities

Detail oriented and follow through

Takes responsibility and ownership

Effective and efficient time management skills

Creates efficiency and effectiveness in process 

Relationship Building

Ability to foster teamwork

Customer service oriented

Works well with people, including staff, residents and families

Has a patient demeanor 


Influencing

Communicate clearly and effectively


Strategic Thinking

Ability to solve problems effectively


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

Knowledge: Current Colorado occupational therapy practices and procedures including laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities

Skills: Providing appropriate care in post-acute or long-term care environment (preferred)


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education: Must be a graduate of a 2-year college level program (approved by American Occupational Therapy Association)

Experience: Experience in provide appropriate care in post-acute or long-term care environment (preferred)

License: Current, unencumbered, active Colorado Occupational Therapy Assistant License (required)

Certifications: Current NBCOT certification, CPR (as requested)


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequent squatting, twisting and reaching

  • Frequent walking and standing

  • Occasional resident handling, transferring and lifting from floor, over 100#

  • Occasional crawling, climbing and sitting

  • Frequent repetitive pushing, pulling and grasping up to 50#


OTHER:

  • Must maintain a valid, unrestricted Colorado driver’s license

  • All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines


It must be understood that this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.

 

 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
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