May 10, 2021

OT Assistant - Fort Dodge Health

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Fort Dodge, IA 50501, USA

Job Description

Fort Dodge Health and Rehabilitation is seeking a full time COTA to join our fun and hard working in-house therapy team. We are a busy skilled nursing facility and a strong community partner working to provide excellent care and expand services to the neighboring communities. We are proud of our facility and grounds as well as our well-equipped gym, ADL spaces and programs in orthopedics, cardio pulmonary wellness, stroke/neuro rehab and more. In return for your clinical knowledge and professional passion, we can offer you a highly competitive hourly rate, comprehensive benefits, paid CEUs, a great in-house team of therapists to work with and many career growth options. 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 or demanding outrageous productivity levels, we are gearing up for even more amazing rehab programs. Fort Dodge Health and Rehabilitation 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 This position is open to therapists at all experience levels 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.