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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - $36-73 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Annandale
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Inova Health System is seeking a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant for a job in Annandale, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Discipline: Therapy
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: StaffThe Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant 1 adheres to department policy regarding the timeframe, appropriate form, and content of written rehabilitation documentation. Communicates effectively with patients, family, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors, and outside contacts. Completes all administrative and other responsibilities in support of the operating unit. Demonstrates essential skills in the use of treatment modalities, equipment, and protocols. Performs reassessments according to state and facility guidelines, while adjusting treatment plans accordingly.Job Responsibilities- Documents clearly, concisely, and legibly within established time frames, (e.g. allows other therapists to continue treatment, allows for interpretation by payers and supports reimbursement) as evidenced by chart review and team feedback.- Contributes to educational and training efforts of department/clinic, (e.g. in-services, students, CPR, new hire orientation, and QI/PI) as evidenced by program/clinic-specific documentation.- Demonstrates fiscal responsibility and knowledge about department expenses and revenue (e.g. supplies, equipment, billing, and staff resources) used in the department, as evidenced by team feedback and observation.- Selects appropriate treatment methods for patients' diagnosis, age group, and physical and emotional status, as evidenced by observation and documentation.- Recognizes the need for alterations in the treatment method and overall plan as the patient advances or regresses while acting accordingly, as evidenced by observation, documentation, and team feedback.- Notifies primary PT/OT of non-routine changes in the treatment situation, discharge complications or other circumstances that require reassessment or staff guidance, as evidenced by team feedback.- Educates patients and/or family in home exercise programs, transfers, caregiving, home safety, and use of adaptive equipment, appropriate to level of understanding.- May perform additional duties as assigned.Additional RequirementsCertification - Basic Life Support Licensure -Occupational Therapist Assistant Licensed Upon Start VA license required.Experience - Graduate of approved certified occupational therapy assistant program, new graduate of certified occupational therapist assistant programEducation - Associates degree from accredited certified occupational therapy assistant program.Inova Job ID #658381. Posted job title: certified occ therapy asst 1

Keywords: Inova Health System, Annandale , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - $36-73 per hour, Healthcare , Annandale, Virginia

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