OT Assistant - Cedar Health

Cedar Health
Cedar City UT
Full Time
 
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)
Cedar Health & Rehabilitation Center in Cedar City, UT, is seeking a full time COTA to join our in-house therapy team. Our 80-bed long term care and skilled nursing facility serves a small, rural market, and our amazing in-house therapy team is able to spend meaningful time with each patient and build lasting relationships.  We provide 7 days a week therapy and see a wide variety of patients creating an opportunity for on-going professional growth and skills development. We offer a competitive compensation package including comprehensive benefits and paid CEUs.
 
Cedar Health & Rehabilitation 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. 
 
Experience/Qualifications:
Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant 
This position is open to therapists at all experience levels.
 
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
 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
We are 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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6900-UT FT - Published 2021-10-15 17:17:28 (Updated 2021-10-15 17:17:31)
 
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