Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Home Care Full Time

ID170719
Full Time
- 8 Hour Shift Days
12380 DePaul Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044
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Job Description

SSM Health Rehabilitation Network- Health at Home is looking for an Full Time Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our team working in the West Territory covering in parts of St. Charles County, Lincoln County and Warrenton County! 

* Position will cover zip codes: 63368,63366, 63367, 63383, 63385,63389, 63379,63357,63381, 63369,63348 and 63362

Providing truly exceptional care and caring- that is what SSM Home Care is all about. We bring healing health care services into the homes of our patients - where family support and familiar surroundings can truly enhance recovery and healing.

  

SSM Home Care provides a variety of home care services to meet a variety of needs - when extended care is required after a hospital stay, as an alternative to a hospital admission, or instead of a nursing home or alternative care setting. Our services can be arranged quickly and efficiently by a single phone call - and referrals can be made by physicians, case managers, social workers, family and friends, or by request from the patient.

Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient’s need and physician direction.  Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline specific therapy services for those assigned patients.  Ensures design of functional treatment programs allowing for effective return to community activities.  Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, coworkers and self.  Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline specific therapy services and design of program delivery.

*Robust benefits package including:

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave

 

We have been recognized by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as one of the "Top Workplaces" in St. Louis for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019!

If you are a Occupational Therapy Assistant who is compassionate, loves working on a highly skilled team, and looking for professional growth opportunities, this is the position for you! 

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of a licensed OT, assists with the implementation of the therapy plan of care. Responsible for delegation and direction of supportive personnel for those assigned patients, in order to enhance patient care services. Consistently communicates with supervising OT in regard to scheduled patients to ensure identification of need for assessment and reassessment of patients, modification of treatment plans and other interventions requiring therapist direction. Participates in education of patients, families, students, coworkers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, within the scope of practice.

Qualifications

• Current state licensure as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant required.
• Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required or as required by state regulations.
• Home Care Requirements: One or more years of clinical experience and valid state Driver’s License.

Additional Data

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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