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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) PER DIEM

Company: Heisinger Bluffs Rehab and Healthcare Center
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Heisinger Bluffs Rehab and Healthcare Center - Heisinger Bluffs -is looking to hire per diem Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs) to provide rehabilitation services for our residents.
Be a part of our experienced team of rehabilitation professionals who are committed to helping each patient recover the strengths, skills, independence, and confidence to return home to family, friends, and an active life. - Whether you are a seasoned professional or at the beginning of your career, utilize your talents as an Occupational Therapy Assistant to improve the lives of others! Great PTO and benefit package!
We are an innovative, forward-thinking employer who values our employees and the individuals we care for. -Heisinger Bluffs -is a -beautiful Skilled Nursing Facility located in Jefferson City, Missouri with a -state of the art gym, -providing exceptional rehabilitation services for both short- and long-term residents. Robust PTO and benefits package. -
Position Summary:
OTA provides direct therapeutic services in occupational therapy to support residents' acquisition and enhancement of functional performance skills needed for daily life activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Administers treatment to patients in compliance with physician's prescriptions or referral after reviewing patient's history and progress report.
Performs procedures such as range of motion, manual muscle test, ADL, sensory motor, sensation, perception and adapts tasks as needed. -
Writes and charts progress notes as required and reports patient's status in weekly scheduled meetings.
Reports any significant change in patient's status to appropriate personnel, e.g. nursing or physician.
Instructs the patient or family members, nursing staff and others with respect to treatment procedures or programs, safety precautions, home exercise program, etc., and submits written instructions to patient and family members when indicated.
Reports needed supplies and repairs of equipment to Director of Rehab and assists in housekeeping duties and caring for equipment.
Performs all tasks and duties in an efficient and safe manner.
Performs other related duties as assigned or as necessary. Remains flexible and adaptable in work schedules and work assignments as defined by departmental and facility needs.
Represents Green Tree HCM in a manner that conveys professionalism, confidentiality, courtesy, fairness, personal integrity, and respect for the fundamental rights, dignity, personal comfort and privacy of others.

Must have graduated from an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program
Must have a valid professional license and registration for state of practice.
Experience with long-term care and/or geriatric care is preferred -

-We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Keywords: Heisinger Bluffs Rehab and Healthcare Center, Jefferson City , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) PER DIEM, Healthcare , Jefferson City, Missouri

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