Occupational Therapy Assistant
Amedisys, Inc. - Chapel Hill, NC

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will care for patients in their homes, build relationships and will share the challenges and triumphs of day-to-day life.

Carry out and observe hands-on treatment, implementation and documentation of patient status for home health patients under the direction of the Occupational Therapist

Treat the patient through the use of therapeutic activities designed to restore function and self-care activities designed to improve function under the direction of the OT

Provide valuable input into the patient’s care and care treatment

Spend more time working with patients and making a significant difference in their lives

Communicate on a regular basis with the Occupational Therapist as to the status, progress, and needs of the patient

Use the most recent and innovative technology in assessing your patient’s needs

Gain quality experience in working with a multi-disciplinary team and personal patient interaction

Qualifications

Certified by the American Occupational Therapy Association as an occupational therapy assistant.

Current and unencumbered license to practice as an occupational therapy assistant specific to that state the employee is assigned to work by the Company.

Current CPR certification.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

About Amedisys

Why Amedisys

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Amedisys' philosophy, "Taking care of your loved ones as we would our own," has guided our growth into one of the nation’s leading home health and hospice care organizations. With Amedisys, you’ll be part of a culture focused on delivering the care that’s best for our patients, whether that is home-based recovery and rehabilitation after an operation, care empowering them to manage a chronic disease, palliative care for those with a terminal illness, or hospice care at the end of life.

The health care industry is changing; at Amedisys we’re developing a new model of care that not only reduces preventable hospital readmissions and saves money, but provides convenience, compassion and customized service for every patient. We believe we can do that by focusing on quality care, improving technology and efficiency, and hiring employees who care not just with their hands and head, but also with their heart.

Our people are our business; Amedisys invests in you throughout your career with industry-leading educational benefits, including free clinical continuing education and tuition assistance. And our career ladders program lets you map out your professional development and advancement opportunities, helping you build a career, not just a job.

We offer competitive salaries and one of the best benefit packages in the industry:

401 (K) plan with employer-matching contribution available for all employees

Health, dental, vision insurance

Flexible spending accounts and wellness discount program

Paid time off and 8 paid holidays

Employee Stock Purchase Plan available to full and part-time employees

Employee Assistance Program

Tuition reimbursement program

The decision to join the Amedisys team is a decision that is rewarded on a daily basis by the difference we make in the lives of our patients and their families.

Job

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Primary Location

United States-North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Organization

Homecare

Schedule

Full-time

Contact Name - External

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Contact Email - External

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Michael Graver

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michael.graver2@amedisys.com

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