Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant | Orthopedic and Specialty | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 21_4076


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Occupational Therapy


RCH Occupational Therapy

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Job Summary

Assists in assessment and provides direct patient care to individuals of all ages with the goal of maximizing their function and independence.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
●Clinical/Patient Care
●Uses appropriate critical thinking and judgment in the provision of care. Performs all aspects of treatment based on accepted national, departmental and evidence-based standards. Provides treatment that meets or exceeds departmental outcome standards.
●Documents in a timely, accurate manner which supports medical necessity in accordance with department standards.
●Submits required paperwork for billing, accurate charges and authorizations. Demonstrates appropriate use of time management according to departmental productivity standards.
●Professional Development
●Demonstrates initiative in individual professional development. Completes all education required by the Monument Health system and for licensure/certification in a timely manner. Actively promotes the profession within Monument Health and to the outside community.
●Patient Centered Care
●Incorporates and educates patient, family and caregivers in treatment, goal setting and discharge planning as appropriate.
●Follows the established OT care plan and collaborates with primary OTR on any care plan changes or problems.
●All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - Graduate degree in Occupational Therapy
Certification - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT)

Experience - 1+ years of Related Experience
Certification - Licensure through SDBMOE - Accredited University or accredited training professionals

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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