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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company: Neulife Neurological Services LLC
Location: Mount Dora
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Plans, organizes, and conducts occupational therapy program in institution, or community setting to facilitate development and rehabilitation of mentally, physically, or emotionally disabled persons by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides practice in functional, prevocational, vocational, and homemaking skills, and activities of daily living.
Coordinates participation in sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients or disabled persons develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities.
Collaborate with other members of rehabilitation team to select activity program consistent with needs and capabilities of individual and to coordinate occupational therapy with other therapeutic activities.
Selects constructive activities suited to individual's physical capacity, intelligence level, and interest to upgrade individual to maximum independence, prepare individual for return to employment, assists in restoration of functions, and aid in adjustment to disability.
Teaches individuals skills and techniques required for participation in activities and evaluates individual's progress.
Designs and constructs special equipment for individual and suggests adaptation of individual's work-living environment.
Requisitions supplies and equipment.
Lays out materials for individual's use and cleans and repairs tools at end of sessions.
Conducts training programs or participates in training medical and nursing students and other workers in occupational therapy techniques and objectives.

Supervisory Responsibilities
No supervisory duties.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Associates degree from two-year college or university.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Human Resource systems; Internet software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant / Licensed or Occupational Therapy Assistant/ Licensed. Other certifications could include Modality Certification for Esteem/PENs/TENs/ Diathermy. Being a member of AOTA is preferred as well.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

NeuLife provides equal employment opportunities for the good of the public without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed, age, disability, veteran status, socioeconomic status, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Women, Veterans, Minorities, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified candidates will be considered. Pre-employment background check and drug testing.#ZR


Keywords: Neulife Neurological Services LLC, Orlando , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Mount Dora, Florida

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