A occupational therapist assistant (OTA) works under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist to assist with a patient’s treatment program in accordance with federal guidelines and state practice acts.
OTA ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducts resident screens (without interpretation) as allowed by state practice act.
Helps residents with rehabilitative activities and exercises outlined in a treatment plan developed in collaboration with an occupational therapist.
Monitors an individual’s activities to make sure they are performed correctly and to provide encouragement.
Records resident’s progress for use by the occupational therapist
May assist in scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, restocking or ordering depleted supplies, and filling out insurance forms or other paperwork.
Provides training to residents, caregivers and families according to the resident’s care plan.
Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
OTA ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS
Associates Degree from a AOTA accredited program
Licensed COTA if required by state law
OTA OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Participates in (or conducts) company-sponsored training to safeguard against improper use and disclosure of resident’s protected health information.
Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures and state and federal law.
By his / her signature below, employee agrees to adhere to and oversee communication of privacy guidelines relative to the confidentiality of residents’ protected health information.
Annual Performance Evaluations
Perfect Attendance Bonus
Paid Time Off
Employee Appreciation Events
About Belleville Healthcare & Rehab Center
Welcome to Belleville Healthcare and Rehab. Located in the heart of Belleville, KS, our state of the art facility is equipped with all of the comforts of home, and our warm, knowledgeable staff are always available and attentive to all our residents needs. With cutting-edge medical equipment, a brand new therapy gym and a full medical staff on call, your loved one will receive the best of care, both physical and emotional, at Belleville.