York, PA | Rehabilitation Services | Tracking Code: 91511

Occupational Therapist Asst I - York Hospital

Amanda Everett
Amanda Everett
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist, conducts specific treatment programs for individual patients at an entry to intermediate level.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Carries out a program of routine motor activities and activities of daily living for assigned patients, as determined by evaluation performed by the Occupational Therapist.
  2. Assists the Occupational Therapist in administering specified portions of the standard evaluations and elicits information regarding existing skills and capacities, according to the rules and regulations of the AOTA and POTA.
  3. Coordinates occupational therapy activities in collaboration with the other members of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate achievement of established g.
  4. Ensures compliance with regulations set forth by the regulatory agencies and state governing bodies.
  5. Conducts or participates in training medical and nursing personnel in occupational therapy techniques and o.
  6. Utilizes safe patient handling techniques for all patient transfers, lifts and positioning.
  7. Complies with PA practice act related to communication with supervising Occupational Therapist.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Education:
    • Associate's Degree
  • Required Courses:
    • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapist assistant program
  • Required Certification:
    • Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
    • BLS certification
  • Minimum Experience:
    • Up to 6 months+

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