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Occupational Therapy Assistant - Outpatient Occupational Therapy – Celebration in Celebration, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/21/2018
  • Job ID:
    274820
  • Job Function
    Rehabilitation
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Centra Care

Job Description



Occupational Therapy Assistant - Outpatient Occupational Therapy – Celebration

Florida Hospital Celebration seeks to hire an Occupational Therapy Assistant who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital, Florida Hospital Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida. The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a 'living laboratory' of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease.



Department Profile:

Therapists in the Rehabilitation Hospital provide aggressive therapy services to patients in our 20-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility housed within the Winter Park campus. These patients receive a minimum of three hours of therapy five days a week from all needed disciplines. The Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in 1961, is CARF accredited for Comprehensive, Stroke, and Brain Injury.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday; 9a – 6p



Job Summary:

    Provides direct and indirect services in the acute care, inpatient and/or outpatient rehabilitation settings. Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the Rehabilitation Department. Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies, and accrediting bodies. May supervise other Occupational Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistant interns, volunteers, and technical aides. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

    This COTA will split time between pediatrics and neuro.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • At least entry-level professional competency of Occupational Therapy practice, theory, principles and applications as defined in competencies departmental policy.
  • Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Basic computer skills to include Outlook, Microsoft Office, and Windows (preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Licensed in the State of Florida as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Based on the therapist evaluation findings and goals, the therapy assistant implements an individualized treatment plan of care utilizing Practice Standards and recommended techniques, insurance guidelines and patient’s needs. Modifies treatment plan as appropriate based upon on-going assessments and consultation with the Occupational Therapist. Collects patient data and communicates to the Occupational Therapist regarding discharge recommendations when maximum benefit has been achieved and/or according to the standards of practice and payer guidelines.
  • Documents accurately, completely, and timely with legible handwriting. Uses measurable and objective terminology, following standards of practice, insurance guidelines and department /hospital policy and procedures.
  • Charges patients accurately, timely and legibly according to guidelines of the CPT code format and according to insurance guidelines.
  • Identifies the need for patient/caregiver education and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis, including discharge recommendations. Documents education and understanding as appropriate.
  • Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvements activities. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.
  • Practice principles of professional development by maintaining clinical competencies, using best and/or evidence based practices, and serving as a clinical instructor.
  • Meets the productivity standards, as defined by department.
  • Willingly adjusts and adapts to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers/programs as approved and observed by manager.
  • Practices principles of employee and patient safety when performing daily job activities via observation.
  • Complies with FH Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payers as evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounds results. Takes responsibility for the environment of care by monitoring and taking action as needed.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Occupational Therapy Assistant opportunity with Florida Hospital Celebration and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Occupational Therapy Assistant, OT, Rehab, Celebration



Position Location:  
Job:  Rehabilitation
Organization:  AdventHealth Centra Care
Primary Location:  US-FL-Celebration
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Dec 21, 2018, 12:14:05 PM

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