Sep 22, 2020

OT Assistant - St Joseph Villa

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Job Description

St. Joseph Villa, a beautiful campus in Salt Lake City, is currently recruiting for a full time COTA to join our fun and fast paced team for a Tuesday thru Saturday schedule. Outpatient and long term care experience required. We are a home to independent living condominiums, an assisted living facility as well as a skilled nursing facility, and operate both inpatient and outpatient therapy programs for an adult population with a diverse mix of cognitive, orthopedic and neurological conditions. You will also support our neuro patient population and assist our in-house therapy team in the development of new programs to serve this patient population. In return for your professional passion and clinical expertise, we can offer you the autonomy and support you need to create and implement the programs that will maximize your patient's potential, a competitive hourly rate, comprehensive benefits and many career growth opportunities.   We have been in-house with therapy for many years which gives us a significant edge going into the current payment model changes. Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients. While some companies are preparing for layoffs, we are gearing up for amazing rehab programs!    St Joseph Villa receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of  ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.    Duties:   Treat patients as directed by the Occupational Therapist and adhere to facility documentation guidelines Record treatments given and progress notes in medical record Assist in maintaining department Participate in Patient Care and Rehabilitation Conferences Assist with cleaning and maintenance of treatment area Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans Participate in training programs for other staff in the facility Record treatment charges per the facility policy and procedures Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance program     Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant  Outpatient and long term care experience required   Desired Skills:   Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process  Superior interpersonal communication skills  Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide  Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice  Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity  Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence  Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department     We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.