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COTA - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - Atkinson - PRN

Company: Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Location: Atkinson
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

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Facility: GSS NE Atkinson

Location: Atkinson, NE

Address: 409 E Neely St, Atkinson, NE 68713, USA

Shift: Day

Job Schedule: PRN

Weekly Hours: Varies

Department Details

You would be joining a great therapy team and nursing team that is always looking forward to helping each of our residents in there specific way. In order to make them feel safe and independent as possible in the nursing home or when they are ready to go home. We see a variety of patients with different backgrounds in a small town. Your schedule can be very flexible with ability to work weekends if need to.

Job Summary

Assists patients/residents/clients with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan, under the supervision of an occupational therapist, to improve patients'/residents'/clients' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities. Provides, monitors and records therapy services to patients/residents/clients with physical, cognitive, developmental and psychosocial impairments, in line with related standard concepts, practices and procedures. Selects, implements, and makes modifications to therapeutic activities and interventions that are consistent with demonstrated competency levels, patient's/resident's/client's goals, and the requirements of the practice setting and/or state licensure. The certified occupational therapy assistant contributes to this process by exchanging information with and providing documentation to the occupational therapist about the patient's/resident's/client's responses to and communications during intervention. Responsible for being knowledgeable about the patient's/resident's/client's targeted occupational therapy outcomes and for providing information and documentation related to outcome achievement. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization. As needed, performs other related duties as requested.

Depending on location and facility needs, work may focus on those receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care, and home health care environments.

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state(s) of practice.

When working at a Sanford Health Facility (not required but preferred for GSS Facilities): Must also be certified as an Occupational Therapy Assistant through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Conforms to the supervision and licensing standards of the state(s) where services are provided.

When applicable, may require valid driver's license.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health

Req Number: R-44255

Featured: No

Keywords: Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, Sioux City , COTA - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - Atkinson - PRN, Other , Atkinson, Iowa

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