FutureCare

COTA PRN

ID
2017-8709
FutureCare Irvington
Position Type
PRN

Responsibilities

  1. Provides occupational therapy treatments to residents according to evaluations and treatment plans developed by the licensed Occupational Therapist.
  2. Exercises sound judgment and provide effective and efficient care in the performance of duties.
  3. Assists the licensed Occupational Therapist when performing tests, complex treatment procedures, and gathering data for evaluations under the direct supervision of the therapist.
  4. Participates in the screening process by collecting data, by general observation and/or by conducting a general interview and communicating information gathered to the licensed occupational therapist.
  5. Observes, records, and reports to the therapist the conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties.
  6. Tracks the need for reassessment, reports changes in status that may indicate the need for reassessment or referral, and administers the reassessment under the supervision of the licensed occupation therapist.
  7. Maintains daily records of treatments and documents progress notes on residents as directed by the therapist.
  8. Discontinues immediately any treatment procedure that appears harmful to the resident/patient and notifies the licensed occupational therapist and other appropriate staff.

     9.Can perform Recertification’s and Discharges with OT supervision

Qualifications

  1. Graduate of an approved Occupational Therapy Assistant program.
  2. Current license in the state of Maryland.
  3. Minimum of one (1) year experience in a Long Term Care facility preferred.
  4. Certified by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  5. Prefer active membership in the state and national American Occupational Therapy Association.
  6. Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Occupational Therapist and the policies and procedures of the facility.

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