A licensed Occupational Therapist Assistant employed by Erlanger Health System, is responsible for direct and indirect care in the rehabilitation of the patient.
Required: Associate Degree in Occupational Therapist Assistant Program
Required: Knowledge of general occupational therapy principles and practical skills.
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: Occupational Therapist Assistant licensure and registration in Tennessee and CPR certification
Department Position Summary:
Provides patient care treatments following the written treatment plan of the Occupational Therapist. Teaches appropriate exercise programs, bed mobility, transfers. Issues appropriate assistive devices when necessary. Participates in team meetings and discharge planning. Educates patients and their families in the patient's treatment program. Maintains accurate written reports. Maintains standards as set down by the American Occupational Therapy Association regarding treatment procedures and professional ethics. Participates in continuing education programs. Participates in community education. Participates in the Continuous Quality Improvement efforts of the department and the Medical Director.
Mission: To improve the health of people we touch.
Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system.
R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
Erlanger Health System - 10 months ago