Candidates must have an Associate Degree from an acredited Occupational Therapy Assistant Program or currently be enrolled.
Provide therapy to patients in a SNF setting under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist using a variety of therapeutic techniques. Treat patients with respect, dignity, and privacy and motivate them to participate in therapy treatment, while adhering to the plan of treatment established by the Occupational Therapist. Use creative therapy interventions specific to the patients’ interests and needs to obtain positive patient outcomes and progress. Participate as an interdisciplinary team member to determine potential patient needs, plans of care, and functional maintenance programs. Accurately complete documentation of patient progress within designated time period. Document clearly to show the medical necessity of the patient care to justify the plan of treatment. Demonstrate the ability to utilize the computer system effectively, adhering to company policy.