ResCare dba Creative Living Services Occupational Therapist Assistant in Miami Lakes, Florida

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:

Part-Time

  • Location:

Miami Lakes, FL

  • Job Type:

Other

  • Experience:

Not Specified

  • Date Posted:

9/14/2017

Job Description

ResCare

Title:Occupational Therapist Assistant

Job Category:Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business:HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities!ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Occupational Therapist Assistant.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Occupational Therapist Assistant Responsibilities

As a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, you will work under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist and provide occupational therapy services to a broad range of individuals.

Your duties in this occupational therapy assistant role will include:

  • Assisting the Occupational Therapist in the implementation of vocational and educational activities designed to restore and reinforce individuals’ task performance and promote their overall health and self-sufficiency

  • Designing and adapting equipment for working and living environments, including fabricating assistive devices to improve participation in the program and/or community

  • Conducting community reintegration activities to assist individuals with their occupational therapy needs during physical activity

  • Providing training to individuals and any others involved in their rehabilitation, and documenting results of the training

  • Supporting individuals’ plan of treatment by documenting and reporting status changes to the rehabilitation specialist, clinical coordinator, attending physician, and other treatment team members as appropriate

Specific Requirements

As a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, you will need to have strong communication skills and work well as part of a team. You must also perform your duties with minimal supervision.

Specific qualifications for the position include:

  • Degree from a certified occupational therapy assistant training program

  • Current Occupational Therapist Assistant certification

  • Knowledge of complex neurologic injury and neuro-rehabilitation techniques

  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience assisting in the assessment and management of traumatic brain injury or related neurological conditions

  • Current CPR certification

  • Knowledge of complex neurologic injury and orthopedic rehabilitation techniques

  • Reliable transportation

Additional Information

Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits

  • Suite of voluntary insurance options

  • 401(k)

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holidays

  • Performance incentives

  • Company Discount Purchasing Program

  • Cell phone Service

  • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles

  • Furniture

  • Appliances

  • Staples discounts

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Legal Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence.

ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

14750 N. W. 77th Court Suite 302 , Miami Lakes, FL 33016 USA

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