AdventHealthOccupational Therapy Assistant
Kissimmee, FL

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT - ADVENTHEALTH KISSIMMEE

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One

· Paid Days Off from Day One

· Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: FT

Shift : Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 8:00 – 5:30pm.

The community you’ll be caring for:

· AdventHealth Kissimmee is a 242-bed community-focused hospital

· Conveniently located near Walt Disney World

· The team is here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties

· AdventHealth Kissimmee has recently expanded our existing tower by 3-floors and 80-beds, including new ancillary spaces such as Inpatient Rehab, Inpatient Dialysis, Laboratory, and Imaging services.

The role you’ll contribute:

Conducts occupational therapy under the supervision of an occupational therapist.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

• Implements a treatment plan of care established by an Occupational Therapist utilizing Practice Standards and recommended techniques, insurance guidelines and patient's needs.

•Monitors patient response and progress to treatment and communicates with the Occupational Therapist to modify treatment plan as appropriate

•Documents and Charges accurately, completely, and timely using measurable and objective terminology, following standards of practice, insurance guidelines and department /hospital policy and procedures

•Educates patients, family members, and caregivers about identified needs and including discharge recommendations

•May provide discharge planning assistance and information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and follow-up services

•As appropriate communicates effectively with patients, family and health care professionals within and across care settings and communities

•May oversee the care provided by therapy aides, according to established regulations and practice standards

•Meets productivity standard as defined by department

•Attends department meetings and education as required

•Practices principles of professional development and performance improvement by maintaining clinical knowledge, using best and/or evidence-based practices, supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department, and serving as a clinical instructor

•Willingly adjust and adapt to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers, programs as needed, approved and observed by manager

•Regularly participates in marketing to physicians/physician practices to build referral relationships. Supports consumer marketing and public awareness through participation in community events, educational lectures/speaking, and/or other extension of clinical expertise to the community as approved by manager or director.

•Performs other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED:

•Entry level competency of occupational therapy practice, theory, principle, and applications as defined in competency department policies

•Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

•Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

•Licensed in applicable state as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

•Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $0 - $0

  • Location: Kissimmee, FL

  • Job ID: 23046713

  • Job Family: Rehabilitation Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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