Ministry Health Care Occupational Therapy Assistant - Howard Young Medical Center - Woodruff, WI (Full Time) in Woodruff, Wisconsin
Title: Occupational Therapy Assistant - Howard Young Medical Center - Woodruff, WI (Full Time) Location: WI-Woodruff-Howard Young - 240 Maple Street Job Number: R-1411499
Occupational Therapy Assistant Howard Young Medical Center - Woodruff, WI This is a full time, benefit eligible position with Ministry Health Care. Under the direction of an Occupational Therapist, administers Occupational Therapy care according to the State of Wisconsin practice act. Essential Job Duties: 1. Under the direction of the Occupational Therapist, may contribute to the evaluation of inpatients and outpatients in relation to their diagnosis. 2. Under the direction of the Occupational Therapist, may contribute to the treatment plan, which is patient focused and relevant to the actual and potential health problems of the patient. 3. Documentation (daily charges, MA, and other reports) is complete, legible, accurate, timely and reflective of department standards. 4. Therapeutic benefit of treatment is monitored and modified appropriately. 5. Provides education at the level appropriate for each patient. Patient and/or significant other’s learning needs are assessed, addressed, and documented per department standards. 6. Initiates, coordinates, and communicates collaborative efforts (provider updates, discharge planning) amongst health team members and other interested parties (insurance companies, Rehab nurses, etc.) to show a comprehensive picture of the patient. 7. Demonstrates competency in clinical skills and techniques specific to each unit on an annual basis. 8. Organizes and adjusts schedule according to department work volume and patient caseload to maintain productivity targets. Is willing to work more when asked and take low census when appropriate or asks for extra duties. Arranges for patient coverage during days off, keeps immediate supervisor informed of ongoing activities or problems in a timely manner.
- Provides input regarding department operational matters including but not limited to program development, quality improvement, facilities, planning, operational and capital budgets. Qualifications: Minimum Education Required : Graduate of an accredited occupational therapist assistant program
Credential/Licensure Required : Possess current or be eligible for Wisconsin Licensure. Job: Occupational Therapy