Intermountain Healthcare Occupational Therapist Assistant - COTA Homecare & Hospice in Park City, Utah

Job ID:200138
Park City/Heber area

About Us

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Job Description

Under the direct supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist, the Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant is responsible for providing therapeutic patient care services including consulting and training the patient and their caregivers.

Essential Job Duties

  • Assists supervising therapist with rendering rehabilitative treatment according to the established plan of care with appropriate duration and intensity. Monitor patient activities and document their progress.
  • Educates and trains patients and their caregivers.
  • Accepts assignments from Director and/or Team Lead including case load, productivity standard, education and in-servicing others, orienting and training new employees, supervising and training students.
  • Actively participates in the quality improvement process for the team and the clinical setting and then follows through with the improvements.
  • Communicates through written chart notes, evaluations, progress reports and discharge summaries regarding patient's status, any complications, prognosis and plans for follow-up care.
  • Records daily charges and submits for payment according to department's billing guidelines.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled or special clinical meetings related to patient care and clinic operations.

Posting Specifics

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • This is a full time 40 hour per week position
  • Shift Details: Shifts are full time Monday through Friday business hours.
  • Coverage area is split between Salt Lake and Summit/Wasatch counties, 3 days in Salt Lake and 2 days in Summit/Wasatch.
  • This is a pay per visit position after compeletion of your orientation phase. Pay per visit rate is $38.40 per visit credit.
  • You will have an hourly rate during the orientation phase (approximately 6 - 8 weeks) based upon your years of OT work experience.
  • Mileage reimbursement and shift differentials available.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate's degree from an accredited Occupational Therapist Assistant program (degree will be verified).
  • Current license in the State of practice.
  • A certified Occupational Therapist Assistant through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.
  • Current driver’s license
  • Access to insured and reliable transportation
  • Acceptable driving record to comply with the policies and procedures maintaining insurability of Intermountain Healthcare ( Generally, a potential new hire can have no more than three moving violations in the last three years )

Physical Requirements

  • Hearing/listening, lifting, manual dexterity, pulling/pushing, seeing, sitting, speaking, squatting/kneeling, standing, and walking.

Preferred Requirements

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 40

Primary Work Location HCS Salt Lake City Homecare

Expertise Rehabilitation

Job Type Full Time

Location US-UT-Heber City, US-UT-Salt Lake City, US-UT-Park City