POSITION SUMMARY: The Occupational Therapy Assistant student implements occupational therapy programs and provides occupational therapy treatments to patients to facilitate increased independence and functioning, under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist and/or Occupational Therapy Assistant.
1.The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student will follow all GRS policy and procedures outlined in the on-boarding and orientation process.
2.The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student attends and contributes to patient care, staffing conferences and other required meetings as a representative of occupational therapy, under the direction of the Occupational Therapist and/or Occupational Therapy Assistant.
3.The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of rehab services; adherence to an established plan of care, department and patient(s)' schedule, and timely documentation of services with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
4.The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student works with other members of the rehabilitation team to develop programs and activities consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
5.The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the occupational therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist and/or Occupational Therapy Assistant.
6.The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student maintains appropriate and timely documentation for all patients treated with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
7.The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student cleans, maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment, as necessary with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
8.The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student puts patient service first: ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
9.The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student implements patient's individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Occupational Therapist with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
10. Under the supervision of the Clinical Instructor, the Occupational Therapy Assistant Student provides individualized occupational therapy interventions including application of therapeutic techniques in such areas as, but not limited to:
a. cognitive skills
b. muscle strength
f. perceptual abilities
g. sensory awareness
h. sitting and standing tolerance
j. activities of daily living
k. joint protection
l. work simplification
n. physical agent modalities
11. The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student organizes and facilitates treatment groups in consultation with the Occupational Therapist and/or Occupational Therapy Assistant.
12. The Occupational Therapy Assistant Student performs other related duties as required with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.
13. Upholds the GRS Promises:
I will always act with integrity and honesty, and expect others to do the same. I will ensure my actions comply with the standards set forth by our Policies and Procedures Manuals and the Employee Handbook.
I will treat others in the way I would like to be treated. I will appreciate and respect others' beliefs, and I will cherish our diversity.
I will take responsibility for myself in my actions and my quality of work. I will hold others to those same standards.
be actively engaged
I will make a conscious effort to be an active part of our community. I will check email and RehabCentral regularly to keep up-to-date on important information. I will be aware of the numerous resources available to me as an employee.
take pride in my work & my company
I will be proud of the work I've done each and every day. I will always represent my company in a positive, professional manner both inside and outside of work.
I understand that change is a necessary part of life. I will approach change with a positive attitude and will work with my team members to overcome any obstacles associated with change.
I will communicate in an appropriate, professional and timely manner. I will strive to be an active listener by making an effort to hear not just the words another person is saying but, more importantly, understand the total message being conveyed.
strive for excellence
I will continuously work to grow and develop myself as an employee. I will ask for assistance if I need it, and I will be open to receiving feedback from my manager.
I will contribute to a positive work environment where my team members and I enjoy coming to work and celebrating each other's successes.
JOB SKILLS: 1. Good organizational and time management skills. 2. Good verbal and written communication skills.
Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 314111
Center Name: Glade Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Genesis Healthcare LLC