Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Job Type: PRN

Pay: Negotiable (based on work experience and specialized skills/training)

 

Job Description

The Occupational Therapy Assistant provides occupational therapy treatment outpatient services under the supervision of an occupational therapist. Ability to provide outpatient treatment services related to occupational therapy including: ADL training, occupational adaptations, training with adaptive equipment, and hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. Outstanding customer service to our patients is our number one concern for any applicant and should have a desire to help and serve others in this position.

 

Job Duties:

  • Treatment: Identify and implement treatment procedures to address identified client problems related to occupational therapy.

  • Collaboration with Occupational Therapist with all patient care.

  • Instruct and counsel patients and/or families on effective home program.

  • Customer Service: Demonstrate compassion, empathy, and concern to patients and families during patient care and in the workplace.

  • Ensure safety and comfort during patient treatments and mobility in the clinic.

  • Complete documentation within 24 hours of therapy services delivery.

  • Accurate and complete electronic documentation.

  • Adherence to ethical and legal standards as well as all company policies and procedures.

  • Maintain active licensure in New Mexico state and continued compliance with continued education requirements.

  • Effective communication with all staff, management, patients, families, and referring providers.​

 

Qualifications

  • New Mexico State License

  • Education: Associates degree or higher - OTA

  • 1+ year experience (Preferred)

 

Required Documentation Upon Hire

  1. CPR Certificate

  2. HBV Shots or Declination

  3. Flu or Declination for each flu season

  4. COVID Vaccination record or Exemption

  5. Driver’s License

  6. Educational Accomplishments / CV

Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position.

~A valid driver's license is required and, any employment offers are contingent upon a clear background check.

~We do look for stable past work history and previous work experience in the role.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Schedule:

  • PRN within the following hours and workdays

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    • Monday to Friday

 

Location:

  • Deming, NM Clinic