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Occupational Therapist Assistant

Company: KidsCare Home Health
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

KidsCare Home Health is an ethical, therapist owned and operated home health company seeking to immediately hire Occupational Therapy Assistants to fill PRN, Part-Time, and Full-Time positions in multiple locations. We provide therapy services to children with special needs in the comfort of their own homes. If you have a passion for working with pediatrics and making a difference in your community, while enjoying work-life balance, KidsCare is the place for you!Our leadership team recognizes the hard work and dedication of our therapists by promoting from within and have added leadership roles that come with minimal stress levels. We have also redesigned our mentorship programs so that everyone gets the guidance they desire; your success is our focus!At KidsCare we desire to work with individuals who embody the values of the organization which together create our C.A.R.E. culture. In return we offer a full benefits package to include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; paid time off, 401K, professional development funds and tuition reimbursement. What Sets Us Apart:? + Therapist Owned/Operated - We understand your challenges?firsthand.+ Ethically Centered - Our?clients and therapists are our top priority. + Work Life Balance - Choose your caseload size based on your lifestyle needs. + Create Your Own Schedule - Choose patients and treatment times. The Occupational Therapist Assistant will provide medically prescribed occupational therapy services under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist (OT) for pediatric patients within the home health setting. They will direct the patient and the caregiver in selected tasks to restore, reinforce and/or enhance performance.+ Provide clinical treatment to patients as directed by the OT supervisor.+ Maintain adequate caseload with appropriate productivity.+ Coordinate patient care with supervisor, office staff, and other disciplines.+ Maintain appropriate communication with OT supervisor regarding patient progress, problems, home programs, and other issues related to therapeutic process.+ Maintain appropriate documentation and completes it in a timely manner.+ Proactively communicate with administrative office staff for any assistance that may be needed.+ Responsible for the maintenance of supplies and equipment.+ Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve company and departmental goals.+ Actively participate in professional organization and activities.+ Serve as the backup service provider for other caseloads as needed.+ Comply with all company policies, practices, and procedures.+ Other duites as assigned.Education and Work Experience Requirements+ Associates Degree as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant preferred.+ Current state-issued professional.+ Valid state drivers license.+ CPR certified.Other Qualifications and Skills+ Ability to read and write in simple correspondence with effective public speaking in small groups.+ Excellent critical thinking and critical thinking skills.+ Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.+ Ability to interpret instruction with the ability to solve practical problems with a variety of concrete variables.+ Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite, record keeping and routine database activity.+ Manage multiple tasks simultaneously.Physical Demands/Working Environment+ Spends one-third to two-thirds of time in standing, walking, reaching sitting kneeling, and crawling activities.+ Over two-thirds of time is spent using hands, fingers, and will handle, feel, talk, and hear.+ Diverse indoor residential or childcare setting.+ Moderate physical activity performing strenuous activities of a therapy nature.+ Must be able to lift a minimum of twenty-five pounds.+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements.+ Moderate noise (i.e., business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Requisition ID: 2022-1823

Keywords: KidsCare Home Health, Mesquite , Occupational Therapist Assistant, Other , Mesquite, Texas

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