Under the direction of the Occupational Therapist plans, organizes, and conducts occupational therapy programs in a variety of sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to their handicaps. Teaches patient skills and techniques required for participation in activities. Studies and evaluates patient reactions to the program and prepares progress reports. Conducts services in a variety of settings including acute care, outpatient, home health, skilled nursing facility, etc.
Healthcare experience preferred.
Education & Training:
Successful completion of an occupational therapy assistant program at a school of occupational therapy approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association or the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association.
Currently certified as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. If currently holds a temporary permit as an Occupational Therapy Assistant must become certified prior to expiration of temporary permit.