Occupational Therapy Assistant
Holy Cross Hospital
 Fort Lauderdale, FL

Position Purpose

Job Description Details:

This position will assist in the practice of Occupational Therapy under the direct supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist. Documents patient's progress per protocol.

Job Description Details:

  • Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.
  • Assists patient, as directed by the Occupational Therapist, towards goal achievement through effective treatment plan and interventions.
  • Makes timely and appropriate discharge plans and recommendations for the anticipated needs of the patient in collaboration with the attending Occupational Therapist.
  • Participates actively in patient staffing and /or team meetings.
  • Under the direction of the Occupational Therapist, make appropriate recommendations and referrals for additional services.
  • Adheres to and maintains all necessary competency requirements for job responsibilities.
  • Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
  • Licensed in the State of Florida as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.
  • 1-2 year experience in an Occupational Therapy Clinical Setting.

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Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

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