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Cert Occupational Therapy Assistant - Ft. Smith Rehab

Company: Mercy
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."


Under the general supervision of alicensed Occupational Therapist and according to standards of treatment, assists with objective assessments as well as comprehensive individualized treatment programs for patients of all age ranges, according to departmental policies and procedures. Performs duties andresponsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
- Assist with initial assessment on each patient upon receiving direction from O.T.R./L. and according todepartmental policies and procedures.
- Document the course of patient care including progress notes and the continuing need for treatment according to departmental policy.
- Administer appropriate modalities, exercise regimes, or treatment procedures according to departmental policies and procedures on standards of treatment care.
- Maintain progress notes and departmental records on each patientaccording to departmental policies regarding documentation and charges.
- Participate in promoting education within the department
- Demonstrates knowledge of special needs and behaviors ofspecific age groups to include neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.
- Perform miscellaneous job duties observed as directed by the Inpatient PhysicalMedicine Supervisor.


  • Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited Occupation Therapist Assistant program.
  • Licensure: Current license for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant or eligible for licensure in state of practice.
  • Experience: One year experience is preferred but will consider new graduates.
  • Certifications: BLS certified. Required certifications must be current before assigned to care for patients independently.

    We Offer Great Benefits:

    Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 32 hours or more per pay period!

    We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

    At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

    What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

    Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

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