Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/23/2022


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant PRN AdventHealth Fish Memorial

Location Address: 1055 Saxon Boulevard Orange City, Florida 32763

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Fish Memorial

  • Immediate Health Insurance Coverage
  • Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
  • Career growth and advancement potential

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN (Per Request Needed), Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Provides skilled therapy intervention based on the occupational therapist’s plan of care in accordance with state practice act, insurance guidelines/requirements, and accreditation agency requirements.  May provide the following:
  • Modalities including fluid therapy and hot/cold packs, ultrasound and electrical stimulation if certified.
  • Demonstrates competency in all procedures within scope of practice, as appropriate to the age of the patient served, and maintains a knowledge of growth and development with an understanding of the range of treatment by diagnosis needed by these patients:
  • Documents in accordance with insurance guidelines/requirements and acceptable practice act standards and posts charges accordingly.
  • Documents in medical record, accurately reflecting treatment provided, and utilizing approved format/abbreviations to allow for continuity of care.
  • Selects appropriate charge for treatment intervention based on CPT code definition.

What You Will Need:

  • Associate’s degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Current Florida COTA license required
  • Must retain a valid driver's license and current automobile insurance, as driving between facilities is a requirement of this position.
  • American Heart Association BLS

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Certified Occupational Therapist is to integrate the elements of patient management in a manner designed to maximize outcomes of the treatment plan established by the Occupational Therapist.  The Occupational Therapy Assistant’s scope of work includes the prevention, remediation, and rehabilitation of patients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function, psychosocial abilities, activities of daily living and health status resulting from injury, diseases or other causes.  Occupational therapy intervention is the purposeful and skilled interaction of the Occupational Therapy Assistant with the patient and, when appropriate, with other individuals involved in patient care, utilizing therapeutic exercise, psychosocial, sensorimotor and perceptual motor skills and other procedures to produce changes in the condition consistent with the diagnosis and prognosis.  They interact and practice in collaboration with a variety of both healthcare and non-healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses, family members, government agencies and third-party payers.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant participates in carrying out the objectives of this service by performing duties which are commensurate with his / her education.  Duties are carried out within the framework established by the Department of Professional Regulations as promulgated within Standards of Practice and in full compliance with standards as set forth by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO), Commission Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) at Peninsula Rehabilitation Center (PRC), the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the American Occupational Therapy Certification Board (AOTCB).

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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