Dec 01, 2020

OT Assistant - Careage/Hillcrest

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Cherokee, NC, USA

Job Description

We are seeking a full time COTA to join our in-house therapy team at Careage Hills Rehabilitation and Hillcrest Healthcare to treat our deserving patients at these two  neighboring facilities. Careage Hills in Cherokee, IA, is a busy skilled nursing facility located in the beautiful Little Sioux River Valley and Hillcrest is a skilled nursing facility with an attached Assisted Living unit situated on a beautiful property overlooking acres of scenic farmland. Both facilities are strong community partners working with the local hospital to provide excellent care and expand services to the neighboring communities. We are operating inpatient, outpatient and home health programs and have excellent rehab directors in place along with a dedicated in-house therapy team. We care about the WHOLE you.  Ask us about our competitive compensation package, career development, continuing education and mind-body-spirit wellness programs!    Careage Hills and Hillcrest receive 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. 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! 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.   Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant  This position is open to OTAs at all experience levels.   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   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  Careage Hills Rehabilitation is 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.