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OT Assistant

at Amedisys Holding, LLC in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Overview Per Diem, Weekdays Are you a highly skilled and compassionate occupational therapy assistant looking for a rewarding career in homecare? If so, we invite you to join our team at Amedisys, one of the largest and most trusted home health and hospice companies in the U.S. Attractive pay Range: $33.75/hr to $47.25/hr Enjoy many perks and benefits A full benefits package with choice of affordable PPO or HSA medical plans. Paid time off. Up to $1,300 in free healthcare services paid by Amedisys yearly, when enrolled in an Amedisys HSA medical plan. Up to $500 in wellness rewards for completing activities during the year. Use these rewards to support your wellbeing with spa/massage/salon services, gym memberships, fitness classes, sports, hobbies, pets and more. * Mental health support, including up to five free counseling sessions per year through the Amedisys Employee Assistance program. 401(k) with a company match. Family support with infertility treatment coverage*, adoption reimbursement, paid parental and family caregiver leave. Fleet vehicle program** and mileage reimbursement. And more. Please note: Benefit eligibility can vary by position depending on shift status. *To participate, you must be enrolled in an Amedisys medical plan. **For full-time caregivers meeting certain requirements. What's in it for you Community-based care centers with a supportive and inclusive work environment. Better work/life balance and increased flexibility compared to other settings. Job stability and the opportunity to advance with a growing company. The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients and their families providing much needed care where they want to be - in their homes. Don't just take it from us - see what our caregivers love about Amedisys "I have worked here just shy of a year and it's the best job I've ever had! We have an awesome team and administration is very supportive. I never felt so appreciated. Your time off is really yours." - Amedisys caregiver Why Amedisys Amedisys is a leading provider of home health, hospice, and high-acuity care, dedicated to helping patients and families navigate the complex healthcare system. With a focus on compassionate, patient-centered care, you would be joining a team of professionals committed to improving the lives of those they serve. Responsibilities 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. 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. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Current license to practice as an occupational therapy assistant, specific to the state you are assigned to work. Graduate of an occupational therapy assistant program, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA), or successor organizations of ACOTE. Eligible to take, or has successfully completed, the entry-level certification examination for occupational therapy assistants, developed and administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT). One year related occupational therapy assistant experience to ensure knowledge and skills are sufficient to safely provide occupational therapy services to patients. If less than one year of experience, then approval from regional clinical leaders required as well as appropriate mentoring and/or residency program established. Current CPR certification. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets and may vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants... For full info follow application link. Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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Job Posting: 1045434

Posted On: Feb 20, 2024

Updated On: Feb 29, 2024

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