PruittHealth Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – PRN - Jasper, GA in Jasper, Georgia

Category : Therapy Services

Location/City : GA - Jasper

Id : 18708

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – PRN – PruittHealth Therapy Services and PruittHealth – Jasper. Offering Competitive Salaries and Generous Benefit package.At PruittHealth, Committed to Caring isn’t simply a tagline, it’s the way we do business and it’s ingrained in our culture. At PruittHealth, we don’t hire employees – we welcome partners.Since its inception in 1969, PruittHealth has been a family-owned innovative organization committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services including: skilled nursing care, assisted & independent living, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy/infusion services and more.Today, the organization is the 14th largest skilled nursing provider in the United States, spans across the Southeast, touches 170 communities, cares for 24,000 patients daily, and is driven by 16,000 passionate partners.Job Description:To provide Occupational Therapy treatment to all patients referred by the Occupational Therapist according to the established Plan of Care. To maintain effective communication with the OTR, center staff, patients, families and other customers.Essential Skill/Knowledge Functions:Assists in the execution of treatments to patients as prescribed by the evaluating therapist and physicianAssists Occupational Therapist in the compilation of the Plan of Care, according to State Practice ActsProvides documentation as required by regulatory agencies and fiscal intermediaries in an timely and clinically meaningful mannerCommunicates patient status and program needs to supervising Occupational Therapist timelyAssists in educating health care center staff regarding patient status, therapy interventions, and other Occupational Therapy servicesAttends patient care team conferences and other meetings as requested.Submits billing, payroll and other expense documentation correctly and in a timely mannerEssential Administrative Functions:Participate in center/agency surveys (Licensure / JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports.Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, as required.Attend and participate in mandatory inservices.Honor patients/residents’ rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints.Comply with corporate compliance program.Report job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary.Follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection & prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.Follow established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment.Licensure/Certification/Education Requirements:Valid professional license in State in which practicingGraduate of ACOTE accredited education program for Occupational Therapy Assistant and eligible to take NBCOT exam.Valid professional license in State in which practicingGraduate of ACOTE accredited education program for Occupational Therapy Assistant and eligible to take NBCOT exam.Valid professional license in State in which practicingGraduate of ACOTE accredited education program for Occupational Therapy Assistant and eligible to take NBCOT exam.Valid professional license in State in which practicingGraduate of ACOTE accredited education program for Occupational Therapy Assistant and eligible to take NBCOT exam.Freedom from illegal drug use. Freedom from use and effects of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting or mistreating individual in a health care setting are ineligible for employment in this position.Other Training, Skills, and Experience Requirements:Must be able to speak, read and write the English languagePrior long term care experience preferableFor immediate consideration, please click the "Apply Now" at the top right of this screen.PruittHealth, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.