Occupational Therapist Assistant - External Candidates Only Job
Date: Apr 30, 2013
Location: CLEVELAND, OH, US
HR Use Only: Occupational Therapist Assistant - External Candidates Only
Hospital: Cleveland Clinic, Community Hospitals, & NE Ohio Centers
Facility: CLEVELAND CLINIC, COMMUNITY HOSPITALS, & NE OHIO CENTERS
Job Code: D21006
Pay Grade: 11
Hours: Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN, Weekender
Job Details: - Associates Degree Required
- Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA)
THIS JOB INTEREST COMMUNITY WILL ALLOW YOU TO APPLY FOR OPPORTUNITIES THAT MAY BE OPEN AT VARIOUS CLEVELAND CLINIC LOCATIONS.
Occupational Therapist Assistant (Inpatient & Outpatient):
Summary: Under supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist, administers Occupational Therapy services for patients including infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.
Job Responsibilities: Under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist, administers patient centered Occupational Therapy treatment incorporating evidence based practice and skilled techniques to achieve optimal functional outcomes. Communicates changes in patient status to primary therapist in a timely manner. Acts as a clinical instructor or participates in the education and evaluation of students. Acts as a resource for volunteers and observers. Participates in staff development and education programs within the department. Participates in interdepartmental education of other professional staff. Directs and supervises the activities of support personnel while retaining responsibility for patient care. Other duties as assigned.
Education: Associate's degree or certificate required. Must be a graduate of a Occupational Therapy Assistant Program accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Experience: Experience in the clinical area preferred.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current State licensure as a Occupational Therapy Assistant. BLS for Healthcare Providers
Physical Requirements: Ability to walk without assistive device and to maintain balance despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling. Ability to meet physical demands characterized at the heavy level defined by 1993 Leonard Matheson & Ministry of Labor. Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient's extremity during therapeutic treatment program. Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse. Visual acuity to observe patient's gross and fine motor movements in order to analyze these movements and to read all patient monitors. Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families. Ability to hear at a conversational level to understand patient's description of symptoms and response to treatment.
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Category: Allied Health
Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Job Segments: Geriatric, Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Occupational Therapy, Patient Care, Healthcare