COTA Nursing Rehab Assistant

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/31/2024 1:57 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-29605
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Nursing
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood of Scallop Shell at Wakefield
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Salary
Pay: $20.90 - $27.63 / hour

Salary

Pay: $20.90 - $27.63 / hour

Overview

Certified Occupational Therapy/Nursing Assistants assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents by providing occupational therapy treatments developed and recommended by a registered Occupational Therapist. RI certification required.  

  • NEW! Part time (or per diem interested in moving to part time) staff are eligible to opt out of certain elected benefit options in exchange for up to 16% in additional pay!

 

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Employee Perks!

401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Free On-Site Parking, Friendly and supportive staff, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Substantial employee referral program, Tuition reimbursement program

Responsibilities

1. Assists the Director Occupational Therapy in planning, developing and carrying out treatment programs and procedures for residents.

2. Helps create group therapy programs which are mentally and physically stimulating to residents; prepares and presents individual and group projects appropriate for the confused, blind, deaf and physically handicapped resident.

3. Writes observations of resident's behavior and progress in Progress Notes.

4. Maintains attendance records and other departmental reports; enters treatment record in Medical Record Chart.

5. Assists Director Occupational Therapy in the training and supervision of Occupational Therapy Aides and students assigned to the facility for clinical experience.

6. Attends Resident Care Planning and Family/Resident Care Plan review meetings.

7. Assists with departmental in-service programs upon request.

8. Completes MDS+ assessment form as required.

9. Inventories supplies; assists with keeping area in good order and daily sanitation of equipment.

10. Attends in-service training programs, and departmental meetings as required.

11. Generate and develop ideas, which improve the quality of care for residents or increase job productivity and satisfaction.

12. Performs other duties as assigned by Director Occupational Therapy.

13. Performs all job duties according to safety rules and practices required for this job position, and as required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents and visitors of this facility.

14. Performs assigned duties according to the service excellence standards and goals established for this job position, and for all staff members of this facility.

 

Qualifications

  • RI license to practice as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state of RI is required.

  • Ability to relate well to residents and enjoy working with the elderly people necessary.

  • Tact and diplomacy; ability to develop good relationships with residents, staff and students required.

  • Ability to inspire and motivate others and create a warm and accepting climate for residents necessary.

  • Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, ability to work well with others required.

  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing required.

  • Ability to supervise departmental staff effectively and ensure that high standards of care are maintained.

  • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.

  • Demonstrated willingness to uphold the vision and mission of the company by following the core values of Integrity, Teamwork, and Passion for Excellence and Reverence for the Individual

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.

 

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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