Occupational Therapy Assistant (FT) - Mobile, AL
Candidates must have an Associate Degree from an acredited Occupational Therapy Assistant Program or currently be enrolled.
Provide therapy to patients in a SNF setting under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist using a variety of therapeutic techniques. Treat patients with respect, dignity, and privacy and motivate them to participate in therapy treatment, while adhering to the plan of treatment established by the Occupational Therapist. Use creative therapy interventions specific to the patients’ interests and needs to obtain positive patient outcomes and progress. Participate as an interdisciplinary team member to determine potential patient needs, plans of care, and functional maintenance programs. Accurately complete documentation of patient progress within designated time period. Document clearly to show the medical necessity of the patient care to justify the plan of treatment. Demonstrate the ability to utilize the computer system effectively, adhering to company policy.
Comprehensive benefits package includes:
- Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Short and Long Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- Healthcare Spending Account
- Free CEUs
Location: Ashland Place
148 Tuscaloosa Street Mobile, AL 36607
Ashland Place is a 164 bed Skilled Nursing Facility. The facility is being renovated. We offer a unique rehab program called "Step Forward." The step forward program allows the clinician to target functional skills for community reintegration . There is also a home evaluation component to the program that allows the clinician to assess the patient in the home environment. We have 3 separate gyms , each with different equipment and modalities. Nursing administration is pro therapy and will support staff in anyway possible. Case load ranges from 20 or so part A patients and roughly 10 part B patients. We have highly functioning patients that often return home. We have several programs in place, including: Pain Management, Wound Management, Falls Management, Hearing, Dysphagia and Dementia Management, Functional Decline, Active Care and Step Forward.