Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (PRN Weekends) - Mt. Vernon
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Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Conducts medically prescribed occupational therapy under the supervision of an occupational therapist.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Implements an established treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Documents findings of patient progress. Seeks consultation as necessary.
Continually evaluates patient progress and makes necessary revisions within the established plan of care in order to meet the patient’s needs and treatment team goals. Communicates patient progress and possible goal revisions to occupational therapist.
Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Provides discharge planning assistance and information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and community support programs.
Maintains accurate and timely records of all treatment procedures, including progress notes, discharge summaries and daily documentation as approved by certified/licensed occupational therapist.
Consults with and supports treatment plans of physician, patient, family and other allied health professionals.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.