Unity Health Career Center

Department: Rehab Services South - Searcy
Schedule: Part Time (No Benefits)
Shift: Shifts may vary
Hours:
Job Details:
  • Degree Required
  • Applicant must meet the qualifications of one of the following two job descriptions to be considered for positon:

     

    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (OT):

     

    ·         Education:  B.S. degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution, with fulfillment of required clinical affiliations.  Successful completion of national registration examination with scores required to obtain licensure.  A current license to practice occupational therapy in the state of Arkansas. 

               

    ·         Training and Experience:    One to three months on-the job training to learn department procedures.

     

    ·         Job Knowledge:   Must be able to perform job duties of a registered occupational therapist and those general duties specific to the Rehabilitative Services Department.  Must be able to function in a professional manner with minimal direct supervision, accepting responsibility for developing and maintaining a personal relationship with patients and their families.

     

    ·         DESCRIPTION:

    Responsible for maintaining standards of patient care in accordance with hospital regulations, policies and procedures as established for occupational therapy; confers with the medical staff on procedures and policies pertaining to the care of their patients in this area; supervises therapy technicians.  Responsible for maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment required for patient care, charging, scheduling and record keeping.

     

     

     

    CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST  ASSISTANT (COTA):

     

    ·         Education:   Minimum Associate’s degree in occupational therapy from an accredited institution offering training in this specialty, plus a supervised clinical internship to prepare for professional licensing.  Must complete examination with scores required to obtain licensure.  Must have a current license to practice occupational therapy assisting in the State of Arkansas. 

     

    ·         Training and Experience:    One to three months on-the job training to learn department procedures.

     

    ·         Job Knowledge:   Must be able to perform job duties of a certified occupational therapist assistant and those general duties specific to the Rehabilitative Services Department.  Must be able to function in a professional manner with minimal direct supervision.

     

    ·         DESCRIPTION:

    Responsible for maintaining standards of patient care in accordance with hospital regulations, policies and procedures as established for occupational therapy.  Confers with the occupational therapist and medical staff regarding policies and procedures pertaining to the care of their patients in this area.  Supervises  therapy aides.  Must exhibit good rapport with other departments and nursing staff to enhance the quality of patient care.  Active in continuous quality improvement studies.  Assists with securing and maintaining equipment needed for procedures, charging, and scheduling.



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