Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Ther Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTA in New Albany, Indiana

Overview:

Make a Difference in our Residents' Lives!

Diversicare Therapy Services represents years of experience in the

rehabilitation industry serving residents in the skilled nursing and long term care settings.

We are seeking a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant that has a passion for providing the highest quality of care to their patients!

Our core values are – Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

If you share these values, apply now!

Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts resident screens (without interpretation) as directed by the supervising Occupational Therapist.

  2. Collects assessment data, as part of the evaluation process, as directed by the supervising Occupational Therapist.

  3. Under a physician’s order, provides direct treatment to patients/residents as directed by, and according to the plan of care outlined by, the supervising Occupational Therapist where allowed by law. Treatment venue includes one-on-one, supervised and group.

  4. Documents patient/resident progress toward meeting established goals as stated in the treatment plan outlined by the supervising Occupational Therapist.

  5. Provides training to patients, residents, caregivers and families according to the plan of care outlined by the supervising Occupational Therapist.

  6. Completes documentation of direct treatment provided within established time frames.

  7. Abides by applicable state law with regard to maintaining supervision log.

  8. Prepares treatment materials and assists with other clerical duties as directed by the Occupational Therapist, Rehab Manager, or Administrator.

  9. Participates with the Occupational Therapist in research projects, in-service training and public relations programs.

  10. Participates in quality improvement activities.

  11. Responsible for service and operational excellence of all assigned activities to ensure the delivery of quality services and/or outcomes required to meet or exceed the expectations of those utilizing or impacted by the department.

  12. Exhibits courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, residents, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators, and co-workers.

  13. Ensures the rights of the residents are respected.

Qualifications:

  1. Associates Degree from an AOTA accredited program

  2. Licensed or eligible for licensure in states that regulate the Occupational Therapy Assistant, two years clinical experience preferred.

  3. Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.

  4. Demonstrates ability to utilize independent and effective clinical judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills.

  5. Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff, patients, residents and families.

  6. Utilizes effective time management skills.

  7. Demonstrates strong organizational and analytical skills.

Job ID 2017-21762

Type Regular Full-Time

Location Name Providence Nursing & Rehab Center

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Address 4915 Charlestown Rd.

Location US-IN-New Albany