Aegis Therapies Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant / Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant / COTA - Home Health Part Time in Norfolk, Virginia

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At Aegis Therapies, we’re adapting to the constant changes in the healthcare world by creating a seamless continuum of care – from sub-acute, to the home environment, to outpatient therapy, and even into wellness. Continuity of care across multiple treatment settings allows for improved outcomes for patients and more expansive career opportunities for Aegis Therapies’ employees. When you join our team, you will always be a step ahead of the latest technologies and industry standards. At Aegis Therapies, you can build your professional skills and reach your most ambitious goals. That’s what being a true industry leader is all about.

At Aegis Therapies, we invest in your future with specialized ongoing training, true advancement opportunity, and the very best clinical support in the business. Aegis Therapies is leading rehabilitative therapy into the future, and we’re inviting those who share our passion to join us out in front.

Carries out effective patient treatment plans to restore, compensate or adapt for loss of patient function, which are established by the licensed/registered therapist. Plans conform to federal, state and professional standards.

Essential Job Functions

  • Visits Home Health patients for implementation of the occupational therapy care plan as established by the licensed therapist. Administers prescribed occupational therapy treatment programs. Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care. Helps patients accomplish treatment plan and secures necessary supplies and adaptive equipment to facilitate independence in patients

  • Administers therapy treatments according to a treatment plan approved by the attending physician and licensed therapist. Modifies treatments in conjunction with licensed therapist as necessary to achieve desired outcome

  • Completes an effective discharge plan in conjunction with trans-disciplinary team throughout episode of care. Ensures smooth and timely transition from skilled treatment to outpatient/wellness programs as appropriate for individual patients

  • Communicates treatment plan and progress with patient, family and caregivers in conjunction with licensed therapist

  • s knowledgeable of state practice acts and ensures the level of supervision they receive meets standards. Does not provide treatment outside of practice act limits

  • Documents patient care services according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines

  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential

  • Protects patient and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; and establishing personal networks

  • Complies with federal, state and local legal and professional requirements.; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions

  • Travel is required to perform job

  • Provides community based services such as home health and wellness activities as required. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Complies with company requirements on the completion of outcome measures. Willingness to provide services in multiple settings (including skilled nursing facilities) as determined by supervisor and patient/resident need

  • Maintain specified efficiency level as determined by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Meets educational requirements established in the state of practice
  • Current licensure/certification in the state of practice as required
  • At least one year of experience in a health care setting
  • Must be able to travel to patient homes within designated geographic area
  • Valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance
  • Must meet Clinical Competency requirements
  • Must have and maintain current CPR certification
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
  • Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Possess problem-solving skills of the type and at a level necessary to accomplish the job
  • Must possess computer skills of the types and at a level necessary to accomplish the job
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
  • Ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels

Job: Rehab Therapy

Primary Location: Virginia, Norfolk

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day Job

Department Address: 7447 Central Business Park Ste 106*

Department City: Norfolk

Department State: VA

Department Zipcode: 23513

Organization: Aegis Therapies

Company Profile

Aegis Therapies is as committed to making a difference as you are across the full continuum of care, from post-acute and sub-acute through home healthcare. Here, we're able to offer opportunities that allow you to build a diverse, dynamic career. It's more than working with a team that continually strives to be the very best. It's more than having access to the latest therapies and techniques. It's having the freedom to choose what you want from your career and knowing that when you join our team you'll have the chance to reach your most ambitious goals. At Aegis Therapies, we're leading rehabilitative therapy into the future, and we're inviting those who share our passion to join us out in front.

Norfolk, VA Norfolk, Virginia