Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-CO-Aurora
    Requisition ID
    2019-3315
    # of Openings
    10
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    AvivaAtFitzsimonsFINAL Outline (1)

    The primary responsibility of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) is to provide direct occupational therapy interventions as planned, delegated, and supervised by the Occupational Therapist, recording treatments given and noting 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.

    Responsibilities

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Resident Care Duties: 85%

    • 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 collaborative care conferences
    • 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
    • Coordinate and provide training with Restorative Nursing and other Care staff
    • Assure resident abuse or neglect does not occur
    • Provide education and training to patient, caregiver, and community partners
    • Observe confidentiality and safeguards for all patient information

    Department Duties: 15%

    • Assist with training and education of facility and professional partners
    • 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
    • Ensure compliance with all community mandatory education, training and competence programs
    • Participation in OTA student development and educational programs
    • Assists in maintaining cleanliness and tour readiness of the therapy department
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

    Effective and efficient time management skills

    Sufficient verbal and written communication skills to perform the tasks required

    Previous experience and knowledge to provide appropriate care in post acute or long term care environment (preferred)

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

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

    Current NBCOT certification

    CPR as requested

    EDUCATION

    Must be a graduate of a 2-year college level program approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    • Frequent squatting, twisting, and reaching;
    • Frequent walking and standing
    • Occasional resident handling, transferring and lifting from floor over 100 pounds
    • Occasional crawling, climbing, and sitting; frequent repetitive pushing, pulling, and grasping up to 50 pounds

    OTHER

    Classification: Non-Exempt

    Professional Memberships are not required but encouraged

    Application Instructions

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