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AdventHealth AdventHealth Sports Med & Rehab Occupational Therapy Assistant-Parkway (Pediatrics) in Palm Coast, Florida

Description

Our Mission is to extend thehealing ministry of Christ.

Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend

the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous

behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating

customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with

customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality,

abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and

communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution,

helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high

standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive

interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to

the policies and procedures of the organization.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

  • Provides direct and indirect services in the acute care, inpatient

and/or outpatient rehabilitation settings.

  • Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the

Rehabilitation Department.

  • Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all

rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies, and

accrediting bodies.

  • May supervise other Occupational Therapy Assistants, Occupational

Therapy Assistant interns, volunteers, and technical aides.

  • Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts

responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND JOBRESPONSIBILITIES :

Demonstrates through behavior Florida

Hospital’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence,

Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance

Excellence Program.

  • Based

on the therapist evaluation findings and goals, the therapy assistant

implements an individualized treatment plan of care utilizing Practice

Standards and recommended techniques, insurance guidelines and patient’s needs.

Modifies treatment plan as appropriate based upon on-going assessments and

consultation with the Occupational Therapist. Collects patient data and

communicates to the Occupational Therapist regarding discharge recommendations

when maximum benefit has been achieved and/or according to the standards of

practice and payer guidelines.

  • Documents

accurately, completely, and timely with legible handwriting. Uses measurable

and objective terminology, following standards of practice, insurance

guidelines and department /hospital policy and procedures.

  • Charges

patients accurately, timely and legibly according to guidelines of the CPT code

format and according to insurance guidelines.

  • Identifies

the need for patient/caregiver education and utilizes each opportunity for

teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis, including discharge recommendations.

Documents education and understanding as appropriate.

  • Participates

in practice changes as a result of performance improvements activities.

Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.

  • Practice

principles of professional development by maintaining clinical competencies,

using best and/or evidence based practices, and serving as a clinical

instructor.

  • Meets

the productivity standards, as defined by department.

  • Willingly

adjusts and adapts to changes in patient census by altering working hours to

assist in other centers/programs as approved and observed by manager.

  • Practices

principles of employee and patient safety when performing daily job activities

via observation.

  • Complies with FH

Compliance Plan, rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal

agencies, and with the standards of all accrediting bodies and payers as

evident through documentation reviews, tracers and rounds results. Takes

responsibility for the environment of care by monitoring and taking action as

needed.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLSREQUIRED:

  • At least entry-level

professional competency of Occupational Therapy practice, theory, principles

and applications as defined in competencies departmental policy.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Basic computer skills to include

Outlook, Microsoft Office, and Windows.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEREQUIRED:

  • Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • N/A

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATIONREQUIRED:

  • Licensed in the State of Florida as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.

  • BLS Certificate

Job: Rehabilitation

Primary Location: US-FL-Palm Coast

Organization AdventHealth Centra Care

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level Associate's Degree

Travel No

Job Posting May 9, 2019, 11:02:56 AM

Req ID: 280592

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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