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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company: Amedisys
Location: Stamford
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Caregiving is our Calling At Amedisys whether we're caring for patients directly or supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional, clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and families every day. In home health, you'll be a true advocate engaging patients throughout their coordinated health care journey all while maintaining autonomy and independence to support their needs. If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.What You Will Do Responsible for promoting, facilitating, and maintaining health, well-being, and participation in life through engagement in occupation under the supervision of and in partnership with an Occupational Therapist. Provides skilled interventions in accordance with the physician approved plan of care and under the direction and supervision of an Occupational Therapist. Provides documentation of each visit according to AOTA Documentation Guidelines and accepted regulatory standards for inclusion in the patient's clinical record. Observes, records, and reports the patient's response to treatment and any change in the patient's condition to the supervising OT, physician, and other appropriate clinical staff. Provides patient/caregiver resources for future ADL/IADL needs. Promotes wellness and prevention by promotion of occupational engagement. Participates in patient care conferences, in-services, chart audit activities, quality improvement activities, including OBQI and OBQM, and peer-review activities. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to the Occupational Therapist-client relationship. Demonstrates knowledge of available community resources/services. Makes recommendations for follow-up care in coordination with the care center that admitted the patient/client. Keeps abreast of occupational therapy trends and knowledge for the service provision, documentation skills, and care coordination. Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Amedisys, Stamford , Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Stamford, Connecticut

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