OTA - Park Avenue

Park Avenue
Tucson AZ
Full Time
 
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)
Park Avenue Health & Rehabilitation, located in the heart of Tucson, is seeking a full time COTA  to join our in house therapy team. This position offers the opportunity to receive paid training  in Abilities Care (dementia and cognition) and serve as the Abilities Care champion for the facility. We are a busy 200-bed skilled nursing facility and proud of our deficiency free surveys, excellent programs, spotlessly clean facility and outstanding facility staff.  In return for your clinical expertise and professional passion, we can offer you a competitive compensation package, a  fun atmosphere where you will be appreciated as a therapist and many professional development opportunities.
 
We have been in-house with therapy for many years which gives us a significant edge going into the current payment model changes.  Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients.  While some companies are preparing for layoffs or demanding outrageous productivity levels, we are gearing up for even more  amazing rehab programs.  
 
Park Avenue receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of  ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career. 
 
Duties: 
  • Treat patients as directed by the Occupational Therapist and adhere to facility documentation guidelines
  • Record treatments given and progress notes in medical record
  • Assist in maintaining department
  • Participate in Patient Care and Rehabilitation Conferences
  • Assist with cleaning and maintenance of treatment area
  • Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans. 
  • Participate in training programs for other staff in the facility
  • Record treatment charges per the facility policy and procedures
  • Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance program 
 
Experience/Qualifications:
Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant 
This position is open to OTAs at all experience levels.
 
Desired Skills:  
  • Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process 
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills 
  • Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide 
  • Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice 
  • Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity 
  • Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence 
  • Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department 
 
Park Avenue Health and Rehabilitation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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6924-AZ FT - Published 2021-10-17 03:12:46 (Updated 2021-10-17 03:12:46)
 
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