Company: HealthBack Home Health
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Summary: Assists Occupational
Therapist in administering occupational therapy program in the home
setting or related facility for physically, developmentally,
mentally or emotionally disabled clients by performing the
Essential Duties and
Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be
Assists in evaluation of patients daily living skills and
capacities to determine extent of abilities and limitations.
Assists in planning and implementing educational, vocational, and
recreational programs and activities established by registered
Occupational Therapist, designed to restore, reinforce, and enhance
task performances, diminish or correct pathology, and to promote
and maintain health and self-sufficiency.
Designs and adapts equipment and working and living
Fabricates splints and other assistive devices.
Reports information and observations to supervisor.
Assists in instructing patient and family in home programs as well
as care and use of adaptive equipment.
Prepares work materials, assists in maintenance of equipment, and
Maintains observed information in client records and prepares
Assists in administering situational or diagnostic tests to measure
client's abilities or progress.
Confers with health team members, individually and in conference to
exchange, discuss and evaluate patient information for planning,
modifying and coordinating treatment programs.
Frequent daily travel and possible overnight travel required.
Associate's degree (A. A.) as an Occupational Therapy Assistant
from a two-year college or technical school. One year experience as
a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant preferred. One year
experience in home health setting preferred.
Keywords: HealthBack Home Health, Joplin , Assistant, Other , Joplin, Missouri
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