Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant - Home Health

Company: Compassus ( Learn More )

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US-NM-Albuquerque
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Job Description

Current Compassus Colleagues: Please apply via Workday.

“Home Health has given me the opportunity to use my skills as a Certified OT Assistant and to devote my time to one on one care with the patient in the comfort and safety of their home, where they desire to be.”

- Leah, Certified OT Assistant

At Compassus, we are dedicated to compassionate care, clinical excellence and providing comfort and support to patients facing a serious condition in life. Our Occupational Therapists are dedicated to helping patients who are injured, ill, or disabled through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help patients develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for daily living. For our team members, this is more than a career — it’s a calling.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today as an Occupational Therapist Assistant to positively impact the experiences of our patients and families.

Position Summary

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – Home Health provides rehabilitative services to patients with mental, emotional, physical, or developmental impairments. As the OT Assistant, you will assist patients with rehabilitative exercises and activities outlined in a treatment plan by an occupational therapist. May help patients learn how to feed and dress themselves, compensate for lost motor skills, or achieve a more independent lifestyle.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Provide treatments that meet patient needs and use current treatment knowledge in accordance with location procedures
  • Help patients learn how to feed and dress themselves, compensate for lost motor skills, or achieve a more independent lifestyle
  • Provide comprehensive, appropriate patient treatment in accordance with patient’s individual treatment plan
  • Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems, and plans
  • Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of occupational therapy principles, standards and applications
  • Understanding of the principles of physical modalities employed in occupational therapy
  • Knowledge of use of prosthetic devices, ambulatory aides, assistive and resistive devices, and training
  • Ability to work with all types and levels of patients
  • Valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.
  • Education and/or Experience

    An Associate’s Degree from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy.  Minimum of one-year experience under qualified supervision- preferably in a program emphasizing home health.

    Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

    Current Occupational Therapy Assistant State Licensure as required and current CPR certification.

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