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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransCertified Occupational Therapist Assistant
Tavares, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift : Days

The community you’ll be caring for: 1000 WATERMAN WAY, Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute: Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant will follow the plan of care, provide training in functional activities and monitor patient progress. Physical therapist assistant will work with patients with varied diagnoses.

The value you’ll bring to the team

· Administers treatments as discussed in the plan of care including application of physical agents, and manual techniques to improve and maintain function. Instructs, motivates, and assists patient to perform various functional physical activities and exercises.

· Observes patients during treatments to compile and evaluate data on their responses and progress, and provide results to physical therapists in person or through treatment notes.

· Confers with physical therapy staff or others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment.

· Instructs patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home, and educates patient and family regarding patient’s condition, progress, or lack thereof, and documents such in the patient chart.

· Assesses effects of treatment at various stages and confers with physical therapist to adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit and outcome.

· Provides for the patient’s safety and wellbeing in all therapeutic or transporting activities.

· Records treatment, charges, response, progress, and discharge disposition in patient’s chart in a timely manner

· Demonstrates required productivity with appropriate time management and organizational abilities in response to changing work volume.

· Orients, instructs and directs work activities of technicians/aides and students and appropriately delegates work to each as able.

· May plan and conduct lectures and training programs on physical therapy and related topics for medical staff, hospital staff, department staff and community groups.

· Cleans work area and check and store equipment after treatment.

· Maintains competencies as determined by department

· Attends staff meetings, team building and in-service training


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


· Computer requirements – proficient in windows-type applications.

· Demonstrates Share Behaviors/Waterman Way/AIDET.

· Ability to interact with coworkers and other medical professionals to communicate patient needs effectively.

· Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy assistant program

· Must possess a valid Florida occupational therapist assistant license.

· Active BLS Certification

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Rehabilitation Services

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24021217

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.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Waterman

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $25.4 - $38.1

  • Location: Tavares, FL

  • Job ID: 24021217

  • Job Family: Rehabilitation Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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