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Bon Secours Mercy Health Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant - PRN in Toledo, Ohio

At Bon Secours Mercy Health, we are dedicated to continually improving health care quality, safety and cost effectiveness. Our hospitals, care sites and clinicians are recognized for clinical and operational excellence.

St. Vincent Medical Center - PRN

SUMMARY:

Provides patient treatment under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist. Documents patient treatment and progress toward goals in the medical record. Implements established treatment programs and provides patient/family education.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists in planning and implementing educational, vocational, and recreational programs established by Occupational Therapist.

  • Instructs, motivates, and assists patients and their families in appropriate continued occupational therapy programs as well as care of and use of adaptive equipment.

  • Observes and reports patients’ responses to treatments and progress and reports orally and/or in writing to the Occupational Therapist.

  • Collaborate with Occupational Therapist and other health team members to exchange and discuss patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs.

  • Assist in evaluation of client’s daily living skills and capabilities to determine extent of abilities and limitations.

  • Designs and adapts equipment in working/living environment.

  • Performs clerical duties such as taking inventory, answering the telephone, taking messages, and completing forms.

  • Maintains safety of the work environment including equipment and notifies appropriate personnel if necessary.

  • Stays abreast of current developments and new technology in occupational therapy and may provide in-services on continuing education information to other staff members.

  • Precepts in the direction and evaluation of clinical experience/internships of students from participating colleges or universities.

  • Participates in the performance evaluations of other staff.

  • Provides formal orientation to new Occupational Therapy Assistants and/or Rehabilitation Aides.

  • Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to designated Manager (or employer hotline) any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts or practices

  • Embraces Standards of Behavior in order to provide and promote excellent customer service for internal and external customers. Holds self and others accountable for behaviors that promote service excellence

  • Provides services to all age groups

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on assigned unit.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span by completing continuing education program.

  • Interprets information need to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific need.

  • Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety patient/safety initiatives.

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

1.Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.

2.Must possess (or be eligible for) certification in the State of Ohio.

3.Must possess interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with physicians, patient, and families, and analytical abilities sufficient to evaluate patient condition, capabilities and progress.

4.CPR certification.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

1.Works in a normal patient care environment.

2.Work requires frequent walking, standing, reaching, stooping, kneeling, bending, and handling. Exert force of 20-50 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITY:

1.Provides leadership to Occupational Therapist Assistant Students, Rehabilitation Aides, and/or Volunteers.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

Prescription drug coverage

Flexible spending accounts

Life insurance w/AD&D

Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

Paid time off

Educational Assistance

And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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