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Occupational Therapy Aides

Under close supervision of an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations.

Salary Breakdown

Occupational Therapy Aides

Average

$39,930

ANNUAL

$19.2

HOURLY

Entry Level

$27,750

ANNUAL

$13.34

HOURLY

Mid Level

$41,480

ANNUAL

$19.94

HOURLY

Expert Level

$55,210

ANNUAL

$26.54

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Occupational Therapy Aides

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Current Available Jobs


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Occupational Therapy Aides

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Occupational Therapy Aides


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Occupational Therapy Aides

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

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English Language

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Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Therapy and Counseling

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

SKILL

Active Listening

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Speaking

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Service Orientation

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Social Perceptiveness

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Writing

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

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Oral Expression

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Problem Sensitivity

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Speech Clarity

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Written Expression


Job Opportunities

Occupational Therapy Aides

  • Occupational Therapist
    Genesis Rehabilitation Services    Casa Grande, AZ 85122
     Posted 3 days    

    Genesis Rehabilitation Services is looking for remarkable Occupational Therapists. At Genesis Rehabilitation Services, you can really care for your patients and your thoughts, opinions and expertise will always be respected. Our benefits package is outstanding. And our regular shifts help you balance your career and your personal life. Genesis HealthCare is one of the nation's largest skilled nursing care providers with more than 400 skilled nursing centers and assisted living residences in 28 states nationwide. Genesis also supplies rehabilitation therapy to over 1,500 healthcare providers in 46 states. And right now, we have opportunities near you. So apply today. For a remarkable OT, it s a remarkable opportunity. POSITION SUMMARY: The Occupational Therapist organizes and conducts occupational therapy programs for the agency to facilitate rehabilitation. S/he directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance. The Occupational Therapist facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, in order to diminish or correct pathology. RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Screens, examines and evaluates patients, including history, systems review, and application of appropriate tests and measures, synthesis information and interprets examination findings in order to establish a diagnosis, identify impairments, determine the predicted level of improvement and the time required to achieve it, identify precautions/contraindications and design and plan of care. Develops appropriate treatment goals and methods in collaboration with the patient and caregivers, implements the occupational therapy treatment plan, and completes all related documentation and record keeping regarding these services. Services include but are not limited to application of therapeutic techniques in areas such as cognitive skills, muscle strength, coordination, endurance, mobility, perceptual abilities, sensory awareness, sitting and standing tolerance, balance, activities of daily living, joint protection, work simplification, orientation and/or physical agent modalities. 2. Supervision of Occupational Therapy Assistants, temporary licensees, students and support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional standards. 3. Attends and contributes to patient care, staffing conferences and other related meetings. 4. Consults with and/or makes referrals to other disciplines, agencies in order to address the comprehensive needs of the patient. 5. Puts patient service first: ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights. 6. Designs, fabricates, fits and/or applies adaptive devices, and trains patients in the use of adaptive devices including orthotics and prosthetics. OTH1 Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS: 1. S/he must be a graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited by and meet ACOTE standards. 2. S/he must have initial registration from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. 3. S/he must be able to practice occupational therapy per state guidelines and be licensed and/or eligible for licensure as required for Occupational Therapy practice in the state. As one of the nation s largest long-term care and rehabilitation providers, we offer a generous and wide-ranging compensation and benefits package from day one, including: * Medical/dental/vision insurances * Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability * Voluntary insurance programs Genesis HealthCare, LLC and all affiliated entities are proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Genesis provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, actual or perceived disability, marital status, genetic information, amnesty, or status as covered veterans in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Genesis takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. * 401(k) Program * Continuing Education Programs * Leadership Training Program * Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts * Extensive paid leave * Service awards * Generous Elder Care benefit for family members Interested in travel assignments* Call to learn more about the Genesis Rehab Services internal traveler program, The Passport Program!
    Category: Occupational Therapists.
    Experience: Entry Level (0 - 2 years).


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Occupational Therapist/FT
    Mountain Vista Medical Ctr, LP    Mesa, AZ 85201
     Posted 3 days    

    Position responsible for evaluation,planning, directing and administering occupational modaliities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and occupational agents as prescribed by a referring physician. Assists patients to reach maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of capabilities. May provide direction to licensed and non-licensed personnel. Current registration with the American Occupational Therapy Association. Graduatefrom an approved school of Occupational Therapy Three(3) or more years of previous experience of occupational therapy preferred Current BLS certification. Four to eight hours of specific stroke education annually, as assigned Abilityto read and communicate effectively in English. Strong written and verbal skills. Basic computer knowledge required Knowledge of physical medicine, occupational therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology. Knowledgeof physical and occupational therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Job: Occupational Therapist Primary Location: Arizona-Mesa Organization: Mountain Vista Medical Ctr, LP Education Level: Master's Degree Employee Status: 36-40 hrs/wk Pd BN LP Work Schedule: Days
    Category: Occupational Therapists.
    Experience: Mid-Career (2 - 15 years).


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Certified Occupational Therapist (COTA) PRN
    Mountain Vista Medical Ctr, LP    Mesa, AZ 85201
     Posted 3 days    

    Position responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering occupational modaliities of treatment as supervised by Occupational Therapist. Administers treatments and occupational agents as directed by a Therapist. Assists patients to reach maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of capabilities. Associates degree from a school or college approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association Holds current certificate as Occupational Therapy Assistant. Current BLS certification Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Strong written and verbal skills. Basic computer knowledge required Basic knowledge of physical medicine, occupational therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Job: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Primary Location: Arizona-Mesa Organization: Mountain Vista Medical Ctr, LP Education Level: Technical Diploma Employee Status: Variable hr/wk Pd xBN xLP Work Schedule: Rotating Schedule
    Category: Occupational Therapist Assistants.
    Experience: Entry Level (0 - 2 years).


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Occupational Therapist (OT) PRN - Inpatient Rehab *New Hospital*
    Select Medical    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    Banner Rehabilitation Hospital - Downtown Phoenix

    *A joint venture with Banner Health & Select Medical*

    Phoenix, AZ

    Occupational Therapist (PRN)

    Our new 56-bed acute rehabilitation hospital is now open!

    Join our growing team and be the first to work in our beautiful new therapy gym!

    A partnership between Banner Health and Select Medical, Banner Rehabilitation Hospital - Downtown Phoenix is located at 775 E. Willetta St. Phoenix AZ 85006. We offer the latest technology and medical equipment, and high quality acute inpatient rehabilitation care.

    Benefits of being a therapist with us:

    + Latest rehab technologies

    + Engaged and team-oriented culture

    + High success rates of patients being discharged home

    + Clinical ladders to develop our therapists

    + Full-benefits package (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability, and tuition assistance)

    + A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation and advancement opportunities

    Position Summary

    Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient’s need and physician direction. Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline-specific therapy services for those assigned patients. Ensures the design of functional treatment programs allowing for an effective return to community activities. Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, co-workers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline-specific therapy services and design of program delivery.

    Specific Duties

    + Evaluate the patient's level of functioning and develop an individualized treatment plan aligned with patient and family goals

    + Participate in discharge planning including placement, patient and family education, and adaptive equipment

    Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

    + Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as an Occupational Therapist required

    + Certified BLS or completion in the first 90 days of employment required

    + Home Care Requirements: One or more years of clinical experience and a valid state Driver’s License

    Our hospital provides advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

    + Brain Injury

    + Spinal Cord Injury

    + Stroke

    + Amputation

    + Neurological Disorders

    + Orthopedic Conditions

    + Multiple Traumas

    **Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

    ID: 144885

    Street 2: 775 East Willetta St

    External Company URL: www.selectmedical.com

    Street: Banner Rehabilitation Downtown Phoenix 15934


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Occupational Therapist
    Northern Arizona Healthcare    Cottonwood, AZ 86326
     Posted 3 days    

    The practice of Occupational Therapy shall include assessment, treatment, planning, implementing, education, communication and demonstration of leadership to address the needs of patients and their families as well as to foster a positive working relationship among professionals and ancillary staff. This person may be caring for infants, children, adolescents and/or senior patients and will have the knowledge and skills to care for the physical and developmental needs of these populations. The Occupational Therapist will practice within defined standards of care and direct the practice of support staff in order to achieve the patient's functional goals. S/he is expected to communicate effectively with other professional and support staff in order to promote a positive, problem-solving environment.

    Care Management

    * Provides appropriate supervision to supportive personnel (OTA's, techs, students) while assuming responsibility for care of patient.

    * Attends and actively participates in patient team conferences and family conferences.

    * Determines needs for follow up outpatient therapy and makes post-discharge recommendations.

    Documentation

    * Documents within EMR and charting accurately reflects a logical flow between data collected, action taken, and patients response to the action.

    * Plans specific measures to meet assessed learning needs and documents in patient record.

    * Recognizes and addresses patient, family, and appropriate others in the learning needs of the individual.

    * Presents information clearly and in a manner appropriate to the level of patient and family understanding.

    * Implements the treatment plan and evaluates and records the patient responses to the treatment sessions.

    * Participates in the development of individual discharge plans that are responsive to patient/family concerns.

    * Able to revise/update plan based on assessment.

    * Completes documentation per department policy.

    Education

    * Acts as a resource person to peers within the rehabilitation department, fielding questions, mentoring, or providing educational opportunities.

    * Acts as a resource person to other departments and community, fielding questions, mentoring, or providing educational opportunities.

    Patient Care

    * Reviews patient's history and appropriate data prior to initiating evaluation.

    * Evaluate and treat patients without a physician order or referral as established by Board of Medical Directors Rule.

    * Assists patients and families in planning for discharge.

    Compliance/Safety

    * Responsible for reporting any safety-related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety-related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

    * Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employee's area of responsibility.

    * If required for the position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

    * Completes all company mandatory modules and required job-specific training in the specified time frame.

    * Completes charges in a timely manner and according to proper procedures.

    * Meets productivity goals according to departmental standards.

    * Attends 75% of department monthly meetings in a 12-month period.

    * Responds to new orders promptly in compliance with department policy.

    * Adheres to regulatory and organizational standards affecting patient care and safety as well as all hospital and departmental.

    * Responsible for 100% of department meeting content including reviewing minutes, asking questions as needed, and reviewing handouts.

    Education

    Bachelor's degree- Required

    Master's degree- Preferred

    Certification and Licensure

    Current license in the state of Arizona- Required

    Experience

    Clinical documentation experience- Preferred

    Healthcare is a rapidly changing environment and technology is integrated into almost all aspects of patient care. Computers and other electronic devices are utilized across the organization and throughout each department. Colleagues must have an understanding of computers, and competence in using computers and basic software programs.

    Requisition ID: 2020-8179

    Street: 269 S, Candy Ln

    Call Required: No

    Full Name: First Last: NOELLE VAN WAGENEN

    Email Address: noelle.vanwagenen@nahealth.com

    Shift: Days


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Home Care Occupational Therapist
    Dignity Health    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 3 days    

    **Overview**

    Dignity Health at Home provides home care and wellness services for the Phoenix, Arizona area. Their innovative services and specialty programs recognize the needs of each patient and promote the highest quality of life. Their goal is to ensure all services consistently exceed quality measures and the expectations of patients and referring physicians. Dignity Health at Home's quality care is provided through a team of registered nurses, social workers, companions, dieticians, aides and physical, occupational and speech therapists.

    **Responsibilities**

    **Your work should be more than just a job. With Dignity Health at Home, you can expect a rewarding career, family-friendly work schedules and an opportunity to make a difference, to have a voice and to advance your career.**

    We are currently looking for a 32 hour, part-time benefited, home care Occupational Therapist to join our team in Phoenix, Arizona.

    This position will be seeing patients in the East Valley.

    + Provide Occupational Therapy treatments to patients in the home care setting.

    + Focus primarily on patient evaluations, updates to plan of treatment, supervision of OTAs patient response to treatment, quality of care, patient care education to clients and caregivers

    + Participates in case conferences, summary reports, quarterly record reviews and annual program review

    + Deliver care based on Standards of Practice for the state of practice and must be in compliance with company policy and regulatory requirements.

    **Qualifications**

    + Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    + Currently licensed to practice in AZ.

    + One-year occupational therapy experience in teaching or clinical setting preferred. Prior home health experience strongly preferred.

    + Must obtain and maintain current CPR Certification.

    **Connect With Us!**

    Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?

    to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness.

    Equal Opportunity

    Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

    Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

    External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at **(415) 438-5575** and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    Dignity Health participates in E-verify.

    **Job ID** _2020-142023_

    **Employment Type** _Part Time_

    **Department** _Home Health and Hospice_

    **Hours / Pay Period** _64_

    **Facility** _Dignity Health at Home_

    **Shift** _Day_

    **Standard Hours** _Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm_

    **Work Schedule** _7 Hour_

    **Location** _AZ-Chandler_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Home Care Occupational Therapist
    CommonSpirit Health    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 3 days    

    **Overview**

    Dignity Health at Home provides home care and wellness services for the Phoenix, Arizona area. Their innovative services and specialty programs recognize the needs of each patient and promote the highest quality of life. Their goal is to ensure all services consistently exceed quality measures and the expectations of patients and referring physicians. Dignity Health at Home's quality care is provided through a team of registered nurses, social workers, companions, dieticians, aides and physical, occupational and speech therapists.

    **Responsibilities**

    **Your work should be more than just a job. With Dignity Health at Home, you can expect a rewarding career, family-friendly work schedules and an opportunity to make a difference, to have a voice and to advance your career.**

    We are currently looking for a 32 hour, part-time benefited, home care Occupational Therapist to join our team in Phoenix, Arizona.

    This position will be seeing patients in the East Valley.

    + Provide Occupational Therapy treatments to patients in the home care setting.

    + Focus primarily on patient evaluations, updates to plan of treatment, supervision of OTAs patient response to treatment, quality of care, patient care education to clients and caregivers

    + Participates in case conferences, summary reports, quarterly record reviews and annual program review

    + Deliver care based on Standards of Practice for the state of practice and must be in compliance with company policy and regulatory requirements.

    **Qualifications**

    + Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    + Currently licensed to practice in AZ.

    + One-year occupational therapy experience in teaching or clinical setting preferred. Prior home health experience strongly preferred.

    + Must obtain and maintain current CPR Certification.

    **Connect With Us!**

    Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?

    to learn more about a career at CommonSpirit Health and experience #humankindness.

    Equal Opportunity

    CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

    **Requisition ID** _2020-142023_

    **Employment Type** _Part Time_

    **Department** _Home Health and Hospice_

    **Hours Per Pay Period** _64_

    **Facility** _Dignity Health at Home_

    **Shift** _Day_

    **Standard Hours** _Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm_

    **Work Schedule** _7 Hour_

    **Location** _AZ-Chandler_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Home Care Occupational Therapist
    CHI Health at Home    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 3 days    

    Overview

    Dignity Health at Home provides home care and wellness services for the Phoenix, Arizona area. Their innovative services and specialty programs recognize the needs of each patient and promote the highest quality of life. Their goal is to ensure all services consistently exceed quality measures and the expectations of patients and referring physicians. Dignity Health at Home's quality care is provided through a team of registered nurses, social workers, companions, dieticians, aides and physical, occupational and speech therapists.

    Responsibilities

    Your work should be more than just a job. With Dignity Health at Home, you can expect a rewarding career, family-friendly work schedules and an opportunity to make a difference, to have a voice and to advance your career.

    We are currently looking for a 32 hour, part-time benefited, home care Occupational Therapist to join our team in Phoenix, Arizona.

    This position will be seeing patients in the East Valley.

    + Provide Occupational Therapy treatments to patients in the home care setting.

    + Focus primarily on patient evaluations, updates to plan of treatment, supervision of OTAs patient response to treatment, quality of care, patient care education to clients and caregivers

    + Participates in case conferences, summary reports, quarterly record reviews and annual program review

    + Deliver care based on Standards of Practice for the state of practice and must be in compliance with company policy and regulatory requirements.

    Qualifications

    + Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    + Currently licensed to practice in AZ.

    + One-year occupational therapy experience in teaching or clinical setting preferred. Prior home health experience strongly preferred.

    + Must obtain and maintain current CPR Certification.

    Connect With Us!

    Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?

    to learn more about a career at CHI Health at Home and experience #humankindness.

    Equal Opportunity

    CHI Health at Home is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (1-800-875-2622) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this telephone number.

    Job ID2020-142023

    Employment TypePart Time

    DepartmentHome Health and Hospice

    Hours / Pay Period64

    FacilityDignity Health at Home

    ShiftDay

    LocationChandler

    State/ProvinceAZ

    Standard HoursMonday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Occupational Therapist- OT
    BrightStar Care    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 3 days    

    Come join BrightStar Care, a client-centric team that holds value in honest and serving with passion. Our higher-standard way has brought BrightStar to the top of Home Health care and we want individuals with desire to maintain such standards and change people’s live for the better. Our commitment to incorporating advance technology has offered our employees an opportunity to deliver their best performance. You will be working with patients who are recovering from injuries and disabiity. The care you provide will help them regain their highest functional ability, so they may resume living as independently as possible.

    Benefits:

    * Weekly pay with direct deposit
    * GPS time and attendance technology enhances your access to key scheduling and care information
    * Free continuing education
    * Variety of assignments, procedures, and treatments
    * Weekend and evening opportunities, in-home and facility based
    * One to one patient care
    * Over 95% of BrightStar locations are Joint Commission accredited or in process
    * International opportunities with over 300 locations in US and Canada
    * Work as much or as little as you want, with our highly flexible schedule, work full and part-time, nights, weekends, and holidays.
    Responsibilities

    * Conduct physical and psycholgical assessments of clients and work cooperatively with physicians to develop care and treatment plans that are appropriate for client.
    * Assess home environments of clients and explore adjustments which may be beneficial.
    * Assess for benefits of adaptive equipment to assist client with activities of daily living, and advise client through the process of obtaining devices, as well as proper use of devices by client, family, and caregivers.
    * Report client’s response to treatment or changes in condition to the Director of Nursing and physician
    * Initiates occupational therapy program and instructs other personnel, including family members and caregivers, in specific phases of occupational therapy with which they may assist with the client
    * Prepare clinical and progress summaries, as well as participate in discharge planning. A copy of the summaries will be submitted to the Director of Nursing
    * Treat clients, families, and staff with courtesy and respect.
    Requirements

    * Graduated with a bachelor's or higher degree in occupational therapy from an accredited occupational therapy program
    * Passed a National Occupational Therapy Examination and/or state examination required by the state
    * State licensure in state where care is being provided
    * Two (2) years of appropriate experience as a occupational therapist. Community/home health is preferred
    * Adhere to HIPAA and maintain client confidentiality

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Occupational Therapist
    Banner Health    Sun City, AZ 85372
     Posted 3 days    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Sun City, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    Banner Staffing Services-AZ

    **Work Shift:**

    Day

    **Job Category:**

    Clinical Care

    Banner Staffing Services (BSS) offers Registry/Per Diem opportunities within Banner Health. Registry/Per Diem positions are utilized as needed within our facilities. These positions are great way to start your career with Banner Health. As a BSS team member, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular opportunities within Banner Health.

    As a valued and respected Banner Health team member, you will enjoy:

    + Competitive wages

    + Paid orientation

    + Flexible Schedules (select positions)

    + Fewer Shifts Cancelled

    + Weekly pay

    + 403(b) Pre-tax retirement

    + Employee Assistance Program

    + Employee wellness program

    + Discount Entertainment tickets

    + Restaurant/Shopping discounts

    + Auto Purchase Plan

    **Registry/Per Diem positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered.** Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education) is required.

    A rewarding career that fits your life. Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country’s leading health systems. If you’re looking to leverage your abilities – you belong at Banner Staffing Services.

    **POSITION SUMMARY**

    This position is responsible for the evaluation, planning, administration and supervision of Occupational Therapy treatment in accordance with physician referral, state and local organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established departmental policies and procedures. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.

    **CORE FUNCTIONS**

    1. Evaluates patient's functional abilities and limitations. Determines if intervention is needed. Establishes a plan of care and treatment goals.. Completes comprehensive evaluation within the established time frame set by the department. Identifies and prioritizes key limiting factors. Establishes treatment goals that are functional, measurable, patient related and reflect the key limiting factors. Collaborates with patient and family/caregiver when setting goal Initiates discharge planning. Recommends additions to or modifications of referring orders.

    2. Implements individualized treatment plan with consideration to the patient's physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational and age specific needs. Provides skilled treatment in a safe manner.. Assesses ongoing effectiveness of treatment and modifies plan of care as indicated. Involves patient and family/caregiver in the treatment and decision making process. Provides ongoing education to physician, nurse, patient, family/caregiver, and interdisciplinary team.

    3. Documents according to standards set by the department and regulatory agencies. Documents legibly. Completes documentation within the established time frames of the department. Documents innovative and individualized treatment techniques/plan. Documentation reflects comprehensive assessment of patient's progress or lack of progress. Treatment goals are reassessed according to department policies

    4. Communicates pertinent patient information to ensure the best possible follow through of care. Communicates evaluation/treatment results and patient progress to physicians, nurses, patient, family/caregiver, co-workers and the interdisciplinary team. Communicates in a clear and timely manner. Accepts responsibility to contact physicians for routine or difficult problem solving to ensure optimal patient outcome. Defends treatment rationale with standard practices and/or current literature

    5. Exhibits adaptability in assignments as it relates to caseload, scheduling, and staffing shifts. Takes initiative to assist in other patient care areas and accepts responsibility for all patient care needs.

    6. Demonstrates appropriate direction and delegation of personnel to achieve safe delivery of quality cost effective patient care. direction and delegation of the COTA, Therapy Technician and student complies with department policies and regulatory agencies. Participates in the training and orientation of new personnel. Assures competency of personnel, prior to delegation of task.

    7. Department operational activities. Participates in department/facility process improvements. Meets productivity standards set by the department.

    8.This position has responsibility for interacting with all levels of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients, families, and external contacts such as employees of other health care institutions, community providers and agencies concerning the health care of the patient. Also interacts with the physician offices in order to report, requires or clarify information

    Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

    NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.

    **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**

    Must have successfully completed the academic requirements of an educational program in occupational therapy approved by the appropriate governing board. Must possess a current Occupational Therapy license from the State of practice.

    Current license from state of practice. BLS certification required.

    Relates throughout the interview process their clinical competency, experience, training and education they have received that is required to perform the job. Demonstrates through behaviors and answers to job related experiential questions.

    Must have the ability to become proficient with computer software applications commonly used in an automated patient care environment.

    **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS**

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

    Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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