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Occupational Therapist Assistant

Company: Ascension
Location: Waco
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:Title: Occupational Therapist AssistantHours: Weekdays with rotating weekend coverage, Shifts are 8 hours but will fluctuate depending on departmental needs.Location: Ascension Providence Waco, TX

  • Must have some acute care experince or a recent acute care rotation.
    New grads welcome to apply!What You Will Do:Conduct medically prescribed occupational therapy under the supervision of an occupational therapist.
    • Implement an established treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Document findings of patient progress. Seek consultation as necessary.
    • Monitor patient's response to treatment plan. Communicate patient progress and possible goal revisions to occupational therapist.
    • Educate the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Provide discharge planning assistance and information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and community support programs.
    • May oversee the care provided by therapy 3-Technicians according to established regulations and practice standards.What You Will Need:Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
      • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
      • Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy (COTA) credentialed from the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.Education:
        • High school diploma or GED required.Additional Preferences:
          • Acute Care ExperienceWhy Join Our Team:With a team of over 2,300 associates, physicians and volunteers, Ascension Providence is now one of the largest employers in Waco, Texas. We offer a place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development.If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

            When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.
            Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:Ascension Providence is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

            For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:


            EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

            Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
            This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

Keywords: Ascension, Waco , Occupational Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Waco, Texas

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