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McLaren Health Care Occupational Therapist Asst in Charlevoix, Michigan

Description

Works under the direction and supervision of the occupational therapist. The occupational therapist assistant implements selected components of the therapeutic interventions and activities of daily living, obtains data related to the interventions provided, and makes modifications in selected interventions either to progress the patient as directed by the occupational therapist or to ensure patient’s safety and comfort. This may include adaptation or modification of the environment or objects within the environment to facilitate engagement and participation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Implements the individualized plan of care as established by the occupational therapist.

Adjusts treatment interventions in response to patient feedback, objective data and observation within the established plan of care. Identifies need for changes in plan of care and communicates with supervising occupational therapist.

Assists the occupational therapist with managing the established discharge plan throughout treatment.

Supervises and delegates to ancillary staff and students consistent with state laws and department policy.

Completes legible, accurate, and clear documentation within the established timeframe identified in the department policy and procedure and in accordance with accreditation requirements and insurance regulations.

Communicates with the patient, family, caregivers, significant others, and members of the health care team to promote maximum benefit of care utilizing AIDET.

Identifies educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver, or significant other and provides education to meet those needs.

Participates in professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, including in-service meetings, workshops, and by reading current literature concerning scope of practice.

Actively participates in quality improvement activities.

Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and staff. Complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.

Functions within scope of practice as defined by the state’s practice act.

Performs other related duties as required and directed.

Qualifications

REQUIRED

Graduate of an accredited occupational therapist assistant program.

Current State Board of Occupational Therapist Assistant licensure.

BLS Certified

Job: Technical

Primary Location: Michigan-Charlevoix-Boulder Park Terrace

Organization NRT33-Boulder Park Nursing Home

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Per Diem

Req ID: 20006870

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