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Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - In-Home Outpatient Therapy

Company: Powerback Rehabilitation
Location: Greensburg
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Powerback is a new way of delivering recovery, rehabilitation, respiratory, and wellness services to patients across the nation. We deliver an empowered approach to achieving your full potential by providing integrated and individualized solutions. Our reimagined approach to rehabilitation connects directly to the patient experience, which is centered on transforming the road to recovery for everyone and helping patients get their power back. It's patient-centered care that provides a sustainable way of feeling better, moving better, breathing better, and living better.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Occupational Therapy Assistant will primarily provide outpatient rehabilitation services in an in-home setting for the older adult population. The in-home setting could be a patient's private residence or in a patient's room in an independent living facility. Powerback Rehabilitation To You allows the Occupational Therapy Assistant to treat in the most functional environment which is the patient's home. The Occupational Therapy Assistant implements occupational therapy programs and provides occupational therapy treatments to patients to facilitate increased independence and functioning, under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist. This position provides a flexible schedule and work environment in various settings.
RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Attends and contributes to patient care, staffing conferences and other required meetings as a representative of occupational therapy, under the direction of the Occupational Therapist.2. Responsible for adherence to department and patient treatment schedule, timely clinical and billing documentation requirements as well as work related meetings.3. Works with other members of the rehabilitation team to develop programs and activities consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient.4. Instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the occupational therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist.5. Maintains appropriate and timely documentation for all patients treated.6. Cleans, maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment, as necessary.7. Puts Patient Service First: Ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights.8. Implements a patient's individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Occupational Therapist.9. Provides individualized occupational therapy interventions including application of therapeutic techniques in such areas as, but not limited to:
* cognitive skills
* muscle strength
* coordination
* endurance
* mobility
* perceptual abilities
* sensory awareness
* sitting and standing tolerance
* balance
* activities of daily living
* joint protection
* work simplification
* orientation
* physical agent modalities
* low vision
* falls risk management
* medication management
* health and wellness
* community integration and reintegration10. Performs other related duties as required.
SHAREOTAVPandoLogic. Keywords: Occupational Therapist Assistant, Location: Greensburg, PA - 15601

Keywords: Powerback Rehabilitation, Pittsburgh , Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - In-Home Outpatient Therapy, Healthcare , Greensburg, Pennsylvania

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