Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Listing at Genesis Rehabilitation in Cedar Grove, NJ (Job ID genesisrehab-47545)

Genesis Rehabilitation

Location: Cedar Grove, NJ
Application deadline: None
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Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Job Title: Occupational Therapy Assistant
Area of Interest: Rehabilitation Services - OT

Position Type: Full Time - Permanent

Relocation Approved:
Recruiter: Pignetti, Danielle
City: Cedar Grove
State: New Jersey
Job Description: POSITION SUMMARY: The Occupational Therapy Assistant implements occupational therapy programs and provides occupational therapy treatments to patients to facilitate increased independence and functioning, under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist. RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Attends and contributes to patient care, staffing conferences and other required meetings as a representative of occupational therapy, under the direction of the Occupational Therapist. 2. Meets patient care hours (PCH) requirement for your rehab gym, or as directed by Program Manager/Area Director. 3. Works with other members of the rehabilitation team to develop programs and activities consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient. 4. Instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the occupational therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist. 5. Maintains appropriate and timely documentation for all patients treated. 6. Cleans, maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment, as necessary. 7. Puts Patient Service First: Ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights. 8. Implements patient’s individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Occupational Therapist. 9. Provides individualized occupational therapy interventions including application of therapeutic techniques in such areas as, but not limited to: • cognitive skills • muscle strength • coordination • endurance • mobility • perceptual abilities OTA1
Qualifications: Qualifications : SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant Program according to AOTA & ACOTE standards. 2. Initial certification obtained from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. 3. He/she must be licensed and/or eligible for licensure as required in the state of practice.

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