Occupational Therapy Assistant - ST

South San Francisco, California

Category: Allied

Travel

Job ID: 783679

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2233 / Week

Posted Date: 5/17/2024

South San Francisco, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2233 / Week

Job ID: 783679

Posted Date: 5/17/2024

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Occupational therapist Needed in San Jose, CA

Total Weekly travel package $3,433

LOOKING FOR CANDIDATES FOR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING: 

-THE REMAINDER OF THE 2023-24 SCHOOL YEAR

-ESY 

-THE ENTIRE 2024-25 SCHOOL YEAR 

Most elementary aged students, 1 or 2 sites, and average caseload is 50-55. 

Location: San Jose Unified School District, CA

Hourly Pay: $30/HR

Hourly OT Pay: $45/HR

$1,715/week housing allowance

$518/week meal allowance

40 HRS a week  (5×8)

Day 

Total Travel Package $ 3,433

Local pay rate: $70/hr

Estimated Start Date: 6/3/2024

**Based upon qualifying for taxable wages and allowances. Total Pay Packages are inclusive of taxable wages and allowances.

 

For more information, contact recruiter Lexi Cogswell 813-906-4167and please send an updated resume, certifications and other requirements to alcogswe@amergis.com

 

SLP NEEDED:

• Full-time

•Competitive pay

• Weekly pay

• Benefits

 •W2


Under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist, theCertified Occupational Therapy Assistant provides occupational therapy servicesincluding treatment, implementation, standardized assessment data, anddocumentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides interventions to impact patient’s functionalability (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbalcommunication skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.) as delegated bythe Occupational Therapist
  • Understands the role of therapy in the context of thepatient’s age, total needs perspective and Environment
  • Participates in the ongoing assessment of the patient forequipment needs, and the reduction of barriers or safety risks (if applicable)
  • Teaches new skills or retrains patients in once-familiardaily activities that have become difficult or unfamiliar due to illness orinjury
  • Consistently reports to the Occupational Therapist regardingpatient progress/status to promote modification of treatment program and anyadverse outcomes
  • Ensures that patient/family understands when and how toreceive further treatment
  • Maintains timely, legible, and efficient patient-caredocumentation
  • Notes remain concise, pertinent and meet clientdocumentation standards
  • Instructs patient and/or family/caregiver in the use ofvarious types of adaptive equipment and/or splints to improve function.
  • Ensures equipment is in good working order
  • Trains patient and/or family/caregiver in use of prostheticand/or orthotic devices
  • May utilize physical agents, including but not limited toheat, cold, water, light, electricity, ultrasound and massage
  • Identifies patient and/or family/caregiver needs for othersupportive services and notifies the Occupational Therapist
  • Reports patient’s reactions(s) to treatment or change(s) incondition to the physician and Occupational Therapist
  • Prepares and submits clinical progress-summaries based onthe progress toward goals and responses to treatment
  • Participates in discharge of patient at point of optimalbenefit of treatment, making appropriate provision for continuing services ifneeded
  • Participates in case conferences, meetings and in-serviceeducation
  • Complies with applicable local, state, and federal laws andregulations regarding professional standards and practice standards
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current certification or licensure as an OccupationalTherapy Assistant in the state of practice
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational TherapyAssistant required
  • One (1) year of experience as an Occupational TherapyAssistant preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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