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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company: PACE Southeast Michigan
Location: Southfield
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASST.The broad function is to assist the Occupational Therapist in the clinical implementation of treatment programs by carrying out and modify treatment plans as outlined in the Occupational Therapy evaluation and assist the PACE Southeast Michigan rehabilitation department with exercise/ADL/IADL and participant care related functions as needed. Participates in patient care conferences and program development. Completes appropriate documentation and adheres to policies, procedures and current standards of clinical practice including HIPAA confidentiality regulations.QUALIFICATIONS:Current Michigan COTA license in good standing.Graduate of AOTA approved school with an associate degree in Occupational Therapy. Minimum of one year experience in geriatrics required.SKILLS & ABILITIES:Effective written communication skillsEffective customer relation skillsEffective analytical skillsEffective verbal communication skillsPRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide occupational therapy treatments consistent with the professional and ethical standards of the AOTA for Occupation Therapy Assistant both in the day health center and in the community.Legibly documents daily and weekly treatments provided in the patient medical record.Coordinates with other disciplines for effective total patient care.Assures delivery of quality care.Delegates work assignments, responsibilities and patients to support staff as needed.Represents the Occupational Therapy Department to family, visitors and personnel and attends care conferences as requested.Effectively communicates with department staff, company personnel, patients, caregivers and department head.Assist in maintaining, organizing and coordinating appropriate inventory levels of departmental supplies and equipment.Assist in maintaining a clean and orderly clinical are.Actively participate in Quality Assurance initiatives as appropriate.May need to rotate to other facilities or perform other duties as assigned.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Driving: 10%Lifting: 20% / 50 lbs.Sitting: 20%Standing: 20%Walking: 30%

Keywords: PACE Southeast Michigan, Southfield , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Other , Southfield, Michigan

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