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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant- Lymphedema Certified

Company: Champion Home Health Care
Location: Palm Bay
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Description** Under the direction of the Occupational Therapist (OT) provides patient care services which have been delegated by the Occupational Therapist, assists in evaluation and development of the rehabilitative plan of care and in periodic re-evaluation as required.* Participates in the preparation of clinical and daily progress notes. All notes are reviewed by the OT and submitted within 24 hours. Also prepares periodic summary reports.* Together with the OT, instructs the patient and family, assists in teaching them exercise programs.* Guides and instructs the patient in prescribed therapeutic self-care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence and physical and mental functioning and assists the patient in the use of self-help devices.* Identifies possible ineffective drug therapy or adverse reactions, significant side effects, drug allergies, and contra-indicated medication and reports same to the OT.* Observes, and records activities and findings in the clinical record and reports to the OT and the physician the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient's condition.* Consults with OT regarding the outcome of home visits and reports physical findings in written form.* Attends rehabilitation department staff meetings and case conferences.* Assumes responsibility for self-development by continually striving to improve his/her health care knowledge through educational programs, attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and individual research and reading.* Assumes other duties deemed appropriate and necessary by the OT.*Qualifications: * - Must be a graduate of an approved school giving a course of not less than two years for Occupational Therapy Assistants. - Must be licensed or registered by the state of Florida. - Must have at least one year of experience. - Must have a lymphedema certification. - Must have or obtain a Level II background check. - Must be authorized to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify.Job Types: Full-time or Part-time PositionJob Types: Full-time, Part-time, ContractPay: $45.00 per hourBenefits:* Flexible scheduleMedical specialties:* Home HealthSchedule:* Monday to FridayLicense/Certification:* Occupational Therapy Assistant License (Preferred)* CPR Certification (Preferred)* Lymphedema Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Champion Home Health Care, Palm Bay , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant- Lymphedema Certified, Healthcare , Palm Bay, Florida

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