A Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant provides coordinated occupational therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist.
Performs services plannned, delegated and supervised by the OT. Uses effective interpersonal relations and communications skills to participate in teaching the patient and family. Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner. Applies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease. Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients. Meets mandatory continuing education requirements; participates in inservice programs. Demonstrates committment, professional growth, and competency.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of occupational therapy assistant with an Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy.
Licensure: Current Texas State License to practice occupational therapy.
Experience: One year experience as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant preferred.
Skills: Therapy skills as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and other regulatory agencies. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile.