UnityPoint Health

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant-Inpatient Therapy

Requisition ID
2021-97453
Category
Therapy
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
1825 Logan Ave
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
City
Waterloo
Department
GenTherapy - Inpatient- Logan
State
IA
FTE
0.01
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
PRN - as needed; 8 hr shifts
Work Remotely within the US
No
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed

Overview

UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital

Inpatient Therapies

Hours: PRN - as needed; 8 hr shifts

 

The occupational therapist assistant is responsible for providing occupational therapy treatment to inpatients and/or outpatients.  The occupational therapist assistant is responsible for implementing and improving occupational therapy services and providing appropriate documentation and billing for such services. 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.

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Responsibilities

  • Treats patients in need of occupational therapy services and participates in and provides all necessary components of this responsibility including completion of treatment sessions per established treatment plans and collaborating with supervisory occupational therapist.
  • Produces appropriate documentation and billing in compliance with all third party payor and regulatory guidelines
  • Provides oversite and supervision of other support personnel and occupational therapy students.
  • Completes appropriate communication with all patients, caregivers, fellow staff, and referring providers/clinicians.
  • Coordinates with other staff and caregivers to provide optimal care to patient including care coordination, patient care conferences, and scheduling.
  • Assists and advises supervisory personnel, management, and administration in development and implementation of quality occupational therapy services, programs, policies, and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of accredited educational program in occupational therapy.
  • Must have current license, in good standing, to practice occupational therapy as an assistant in the state of Iowa, or eligible.
  • Read, write, comprehend, and speak fluent English
  • Possess basic computer skills and knowledge.
  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-2 years experience preferred but not required. 
  • NBCOT certified and AOTA membership preferred.

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