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Steward Health Care System Occupational Therapy Assistant - 32 hrs/week - Day Shift in Methuen, Massachusetts

Qualifications: Graduate of an approved Occupational Therapy program. BS or MS in Occupational Therapy. Previous experience in psychiatric occupational therapy preferred. Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. BCLS.

Responsibilities:

Obtains all appropriate information from patient medical records and/or interview. Consults with physicians and other caregivers as needed.

Chooses and utilizes appropriate evaluation tests and tools while maintaining the safety of the patient.

  • Sets measurable goals inclusive of family/patient goals and expectations.

  • Establishes appropriate treatment plan based on results of subjective and objective assessment and precautions.

  • Monitors physiological and psychological responses of treatment and revises treatment plan and goals appropriately and in a timely manner.

  • Provides education/instruction to patient/family and other health care providers.

  • Documentation is consistently timely, legible, and accurate.

  • Carries a patient load that reflects the established productivity standard of 70%.

  • Coordinates patient care with COTA.

  • Supervises students and provides observational experiences. Thoroughly completes student evaluation when applicable and submits the evaluation to center clinical coordinator within the established timeframe.

  • Recognizes own learning needs and assumes responsibility for professional growth through continuing education.

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