Eligible for $3000 sign on bonus with 2 year commitment.
The Occupational Therapy Assistant at OSF Home Care is responsible for visiting patients in their home to perform therapeutic evaluations, exercises and treatments to restore function and prevent disability following illness or injury as ordered by a physician and in accordance with State Practice Act and Home Care rules and regulations.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients serves. This requires that the clinician demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development, as well as physical, emotional, and psychosocial needs of the patient population served.
Associate’s Degree from Accredited Occupational Therapist Assistant Program.
Current license to practice as an Occupational Therapist Assistant.
Provides own transportation and auto insurance and abides by all laws, rules and recommendations for safe driving while on duty.
Maintains a valid driver’s license.
Must have certification in CPR prior to patient contact.
Work schedule may include some weekends as needed.
Must be able to work independently in virtual work environment and execute own workload.
Proficient with electronic documentation, Microsoft programs including, Outlook, Word, etc.
Must have knowledge of the treatment of physical disorders; having an understanding of problem solving and decision-making skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
Must be able to use and operate therapeutic equipment
Minimum of 1 year recent occupational therapy assistant experience preferred.
Home health care experience preferred.
Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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