• Occupational Therapist Assistant - Eastern Cuyahoga County

    Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/8/2018 10:33 AM)
    ID
    2018-4255
    # of Openings
    1
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Rehab: PT/OT/ST/PTA/COTA
  • Overview

    VNA of Ohio is hiring a full time Certified Occupational Therapist

     

    At Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio, we are looking for dependable, compassionate people interested in gaining experience and becoming an invaluable resource to our organization. VNA of Ohio is now hiring a full time Occupational Therapist Assistant for Cleveland, Ohio, East side and your qualifications and skill set may be an ideal match for this opportunity.

     

    As a vital community resource for more than 100 years, VNA of Ohio is the most trusted home health and hospice provider. We serve patients and families in 17 counties throughout Northeast and Mid - Ohio providing care to patients, wherever they call home.

     

    Our compassionate staff of approximately 400 professionals, offers unparalleled expertise and experience about the comprehensive medical needs of adults and the aging population.

    The Occupational Therapist Assistant will be responsible for procedures and related tasks under the direction or supervision of a Licensed Occupational Therapist.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions:

     

    Illustrative duties may include, but are not restricted to, one or more of the following:

     

    • Carries out occupational therapy patient care programs or portions of under supervision of the Licensed Occupational Therapist.
    • Teaching activities of daily living and the use of adaptive equipment to patient/caregiver.
    • Instruct patient/caregiver in energy conservation, joint protection, and proper breathing techniques in use of specific activities or exercises to enhance functional performance.
    • Ability to identify situations requiring immediate reports to the Licensed Occupational Therapist, such as unpredicted response to treatment, significant change in physiological norms, noncompliance to program, or achievement of long and short term goals.
    • Prepares routine reports, administrative procedures, written narratives, schedules, and caseload cards.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Qualified candidates must have:

    • Associates Degree in Occupational Therapy.
    • 1 year experience as an Occupational Assistant.
    • Certification established by the American Occupational Therapy Association or 2 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapy Assistant and received a passing grade on the exam sponsor by the US Public Health Service.

     

    Required Licenses, Registrations and/or Certifications:

    • Licensed in the State of Ohio.
    • CPR certification required.
    • Valid driver’s license.

    Please send your resume to Careers@vnaohio.org or fill out the online application at www.vnaohio.org (Preferred method)

     

    VNA offers a competitive salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental, tuition reimbursement and 403B.  You can learn more about VNA of Ohio at www.vnaohio.org

    VNA of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.

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