Community Health Systems 179-006 COTA - Inpatient Rehab - PRN - Days in Tucson, Arizona
Summary: Administers specified evaluations, conducts group programs, and assists in implementing specific treatment programs under the guidance of a Licensed Occupational Therapist.
Assists in conducting specified treatment activities; observes patients in treatment activities and reports observations to supervising Occupational Therapist
Independently and autonomously follows treatment plan and occupational therapy program for each patient which may include therapeutic exercises, manual therapy, ADL training, neuromuscular reeducation, and other treatment modalities
Designs and fits adaptive devices such as splints and braces for patient use, based on patient disability and rehabilitation needs. Instruct and educate patient regarding adaptive device, therapeutic exercise and home exercise program
Consults with other members of rehabilitation team to select the most appropriate activity program for individual patients, based on patient needs and capabilities
Assesses patient's progress on an ongoing basis and adjusts treatment techniques within the scope of the plan of care
Timely and accurately documents patient care by documenting patient progress and treatment on the daily notes. Notifies Occupational Therapist regarding patient concerns
Meets departmental productivity standards on a consistent basis
Communicates with medical and allied health personnel regarding patient's progress, needs and discharge planning
Conducts and/or participates in educational programs, in-services, training other medical personnel in occupational therapy techniques and objectives
Demonstrates proficiency with hospital wide and/or department specific computer software and technology
Education: Associate's Degree from an accredited program for occupational therapy assistants.
Experience: One (1) year of related experience.
Skills: Computer literacy; good verbal and written communication skills, May use power tools
Licenses/Certification: Certification as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in Arizona; AHA BLS.
Job: Speech Therapy
Organization: Northwest Medical Center Tucson
Requisition ID: 1816423