Occupational Therapist Assistant

Frontline Resource Management Garden City , KS 67846

Posted 2 weeks ago

Join the Frontline at Home team!

Frontline at Home is managed by Frontline Management.

Frontline Management is founded on the belief that more than anything, people matter. Our employees are our highest priority!

Frontline is an exceptional group of caring professionals who excel in the operations management of the full continuum of seniors housing and healthcare services including Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Independent Living and Home Health. We have communities in Colorado, Oregon, South Dakota and Kansas.

Our team is comprised of hard-working, down-to-earth individuals who share an uncommon commitment to set the standard for excellence.

A big part of lifes success is surrounding yourself with the right people. People who understand that a commitment to excellence improves lives and that improving lives makes the world a better place. People who believe in making a difference . . .where it matters.

  • Steve Veluscek, Frontline Founder and CEO

If integrity, respect, accountability, teamwork, excellence, and humility are important to you, apply today to join our team! We cant wait to hear from you!

SUMMARY OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT POSITION

Frontline at Home is seeking a compassionate, caring and kind Occupational Therapist Assistant. We strive to provide care to our patients that exceeds industry standards and we are looking for an Occupational Therapist Assistant that wants to join that mission!

As a Frontline at Home Occupational Therapist Assistant, you will provide skilled occupational therapy service on an intermittent basis to patients in their homes under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under the direction of the Occupational Therapist (OT) provides patient care services which have been delegated by the Occupational Therapist.

  • Under the direction of the OT assists in evaluation and development of the rehabilitative plan of care and in periodic re-evaluation as required.

  • Participates in the preparation of clinical and daily progress notes. All notes are reviewed by the OT and submitted within 72 hours. Also prepares periodic summary reports.

  • Together with the OT, instructs the patient and family, assists in teaching them exercise programs.

  • Guides and instructs the patient in prescribed therapeutic self-care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence and physical and mental functioning and assists the patient in the use of self-help devices.

  • Identifies possible ineffective drug therapy or adverse reactions, significant side effects, drug allergies, and contra-indicated medication and reports same to the OT.

  • Observes, and records activities and findings in the clinical record and reports to the OT and the physician the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient's condition.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a graduate of an approved school giving a course of not less than two years for Occupational Therapy Assistants.

  • Must be licensed or registered by the State.

  • Must have a criminal background check.

  • Must have current CPR certification.

  • The ability to drive and the ability to access patients homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible are required.

  • Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the patient's condition and to perform patient care.

  • On occasion, may be required to bend, stoop, reach and move patient weight up to 250 pounds; lift and/or carry up to 30 pounds.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English.

WHY CHOOSE A CAREER WITH FRONTLINE?

  • A culture that is "Committed to Kindness"

  • Great developmental and growth opportunities

  • Competitive wages

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • Robust Health and Welfare Benefits:

  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Company paid Basic Life Insurance ($25,000)

  • Voluntary benefits including Life/AD&D Insurance, STD, LTD, Critical Care & Accident Insurance

  • 401K

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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Occupational Therapist Assistant

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