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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company: GA MedGroup
Location: Waverly Hall
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Integra Rehabilitation has a COVID-19 vaccinated workforce. New Associates must provide proof of vaccination prior to hire date.

Position Summary:

To provide direct patient care and support activities which build and maintain Integra Rehabilitation. The individual in the role of an Occupational Therapy Assistant for Integra shall be delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out assigned duties.

Essential Skills and Experience:

Effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, Integra Rehabilitation in no way states or implies that these are the only duties that may be required. The omission of specific statements or duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or determined to be an essential function of the position.

* Able to provide treatments which meet patient needs, including use of current treatment knowledge in accordance with Integra Rehabilitation clinical guidelines.
* Able to demonstrate Integra Rehabilitation inter-disciplinary approach to patient care.
* Able to complete clear and accurate documentation in accordance with Integra Rehabilitation, regulatory, licensing, payor and accrediting requirements.
* Able to aid in building / maintaining Integra Rehabilitation's reputation by contributing as a professional member of staff while upholding Integra's core values: Integrity, Novelty, Trust, Excellence, Goal Driven, Respect and Attitude.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

* Supports all full-time, part-time and PRN therapy staff in awareness of Integra Rehabilitation expectations and guidelines.
* Contributes to a positive work team by sharing information, using problem-solving methods and accepting new ideas, criticism or advice from others.
* Assists with the Medicare denial process in conjunction with the Director of Rehabilitation.
* Supports activities as introduced by facility and Integra Rehabilitation.
* Demonstrates superior customer service through courtesy, consistent follow-up and positive communication.
* Utilizes continuing education assistance to achieve targeted quality improvements.
* Interacts with peer therapists at local hospitals and other environments, if appropriate.
* Maintains state of the art body of knowledge in areas of clinical expertise through seminars, professional journals, and peers.
* Effectively demonstrates safe working practices.
* Reports for scheduled work periods on time.
* Performs other related duties and responsibilities that may become necessary or as directed by the immediate supervisor or President.

Education, Experience and Skills:

* At minimum, possess an Associate's degree in Occupational Therapy.
* Possess a current, unencumbered, license to practice as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state of Georgia.
* Prefer two (2) years' experience in a skilled nursing facility rehabilitation environment, or equivalent.

Keywords: GA MedGroup, Columbus , Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Waverly Hall, Georgia

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