Occupational Therapist Assistant - School - Up to $45/hr

Beloit, Wisconsin

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 785224

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1500 / Week

Posted Date: 5/21/2024

Beloit, Wisconsin

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 39 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1500 / Week

Job ID: 785224

Posted Date: 5/21/2024

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$40-$45/hr

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides interventions to impact the student’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 thestudent’s age, total needs perspective and ability
  • Participates in the ongoing assessment of the student’sschool environment for equipment needs, and the reduction of barriers or safetyrisks 
  • Teaches new skills or retrains students in once-familiardaily activities that have become difficult or unfamiliar due to illness orinjury
  • Consistently reports to the Occupational Therapist regardingstudent progress/status to promote modification of treatment program and anyadverse outcomes
  • Maintains timely, legible, and efficient studentdocumentation 
  • Notes remain concise, pertinent and meet district andpractice documentation standards
  • Instructs student in the use of various types of adaptiveequipment and/or splints to improve function
  • Ensures equipment is in good working order
  • May utilize physical agents, including but not limited toheat, cold, water, light, electricity, ultrasound and massage
  • Identifies student needs for other supportive services andnotifies the Occupational Therapist
  • Reports student’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 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:

  • One Year of experience
  • Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • OTA License in WI
  • WI DPI License

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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