VCU Health System-Community Memorial Hospital's Occupational Therapy Department is seeking a (FT) Full Time Occupational Therapy Assistant to support the Occupational Therapist in evaluating referred adolescent, adult and geriatric in-patients and implementing a patient's treatment program after the program is planned by the Occupational Therapist. Documentation of patient care session results, in accordance with hospital and department guidelines, and participation as a member of a departmental team, as well as a member of an interdisciplinary patient care team, are important tasks along with providing clinical instruction to OTA students and participating in training and education activities.
Evaluation and treatment of patients with routine diagnoses. Setting schedule and managing time. Communicating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Adjustment of treatment program based on patient response. Completion of routine documentation. Customer interaction.
Occupational Therapist Assistant provides supervision for Rehab Technicians, volunteers and students doing clinical rotations.
Cross-coverage to both outpatient and inpatient required. Outpatient clinics include both land and aquatic therapy treatments.
Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapist Assistant Program (Associates Degree)
Licensed (or licensure eligible) by the Commonwealth of Virginia as an Occupational Therapist Assistant
Work experience as an Occupational Therapist Assistant
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.