Occupational Therapy Assistant - Pediatric -Rehabilitation – Orlando at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    284255
  • Job Family
    Rehabilitation
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description



Occupational Therapy Assistant - Pediatric - Rehabilitation – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire an Occupational Therapy Assistant who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.





Work Hours/Shifts:


8:30a – 5p; Tuesday - Saturday



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 AdventHealth 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.



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 AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it.
  • 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 AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Occupational Therapy Assistant, OT, Rehab, Orlando



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Rehabilitation
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Aug 1, 2019, 1:43:40 PM

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