Maxim Healthcare Staffing Occupational Therapist Assistant 22/23 School Year! Competitive Pay! in Viera, Florida
Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking an OccupationalTherapy Assistant to provide occupational therapy services including treatment,implementation, standardized assessment data, and documentation.
Provides interventions to impact patient’s functional ability (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self care ability, work capacity, etc) as delegated by theOccupational Therapist
Understands the role of therapy in the context of the patient's age, total needs perspective andEnvironment
Participates in the ongoing assessment of the home environmentfor equipment needs, and the reduction of barriers or safety risks (ifapplicable)
Teaches new skills or retrains patients in once-familiar daily activities that have become difficult or unfamiliar due to illness or injury
Consistently reports to the Occupational Therapist regarding patient progress/status topromote modification of treatment program
Ensures that patient/familyunderstands when and how to receive further treatment
Maintains timely, legible, and efficient patient-care documentation
Notes remain concise, pertinent and meet departmental documentation standards
Instructs patient and/or family/caregiver in the use of various types of adaptive equipment and/or splints to improvefunction.
Ensures equipment is in good working order
Trains patient and/or family/caregiver in use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices
May utilize physical agents, including but notlimited to heat, cold, water, light, electricity, ultrasound and massage
Identifies patient and/or family/caregiver needs for other supportive services and notifies the Occupational Therapist, and/or Director of Clinical Services and/or case manager.
Reports patient’sreactions(s) to treatment or change(s) in condition to the physician and/or Directorof Clinical services or designee and Occupational Therapist
Prepares and submits clinical progress-summaries based on the progress toward goals and responses to treatment
Participates in discharge of patient at point of optimal benefitof treatment, making appropriate provision for continuing services if needed.
Participates in case conferences, meetings and in-service education
According to knowledge level, may provide in-service education programs for other disciplines, as necessary
Complies with applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations regarding professional standards and practice standards
Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Current certification or license as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state of practice
Graduate ofan accredited school of Occupational Therapy Assistant required
Certified with the National Certification Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association
One (1) year of experience asan Occupational Therapy Assistant preferred
Home care and/or facility setting preferred
Current record of PPD or chest x-ray results
Current CPR certification
Ability to effectively elicit/provide informationto and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to,supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiencyin the English language may be required
Computer proficiency required
Must be at least 18 years of age
At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Awards and recognition programs
Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. *CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays
About Maxim Healthcare Group
Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maximâ€™s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.
Maxim Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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