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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (up to 19 hours per week)

Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provides occupational therapy services under the guidelines set by the Practice Act of the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Advisors. Serves as a patient advocate assuring the delivery of occupational therapy meets legal, ethical and institutional standards while adhering to the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of the department and the organization.

Job Duties

  • The Occupational Therapist Assistant provides treatment to patients relative to age, culture and condition in assigned clinical area.
  • Documents patient treatment and progress, appropriately in the medical record. Documentation must meet peer review requirements.
  • Communicates pertinent patient information with the supervising occupational therapist, patient, family members, physicians, team members, and other disciplines.
  • Participates in rounds, clinics, and case conferences as assigned.
  • Meets required competencies for assigned areas.
  • Delegates duties and monitor service delivery appropriately to Rehabilitation Aides
  • Supervises occupational therapy assistant students as requested.
  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program. Licensed or eligible for license in the State of Texas. 0-3 years related experience.

Specific Job Related Duties:

  • The Occupational Therapist Assistant provides treatment to patients relative to age, culture and condition in assigned clinical area.
  • Document patient treatment and progress, appropriately in the medical record. Documentation must meet peer review requirements.
  • Communicate pertinent patient information with the supervising occupational therapist, patient, family members, physicians, team members, and other disciplines.
  • Participate in rounds, clinics, and case conferences as assigned.
  • Meet required competencies for assigned areas.
  • Delegate duties and monitor service delivery appropriately to Rehabilitation Aides
  • Supervises Occupational therapy assistant students as requested. One year experience preferred.
  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.

Work Scheduled:

Candidate must be willing to work at all campuses, Galveston, Webster, and League City.

This position is working up to 19.99 hours per week with no benefits.'

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Compensation

Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (up to 19 hours per week), Other , Galveston, Texas

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