Occupational Therapy Assistant Needed in Staten Island, NY
Theradynamics has excellent OTA job opportunities in a Skilled Nursing Facility. We are looking to fill this occupational therapist assistant job opening as soon as possible. This is a professional position with the primary responsibility being direct patient care under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist
OTA Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrate and articulate sound clinical reasoning in treatment planning, implementation, and monitoring of patient progress.
Recognize when standard patient protocols or treatment plans need modification to meet individual patient needs & reports to the therapist.
Understand the role of therapy in the context of the patient's age, total needs perspective and environment.
Perform age appropriate advanced competency skills in the area of practice and with respect to individual patient's problems.
Assess the learning needs and capabilities of patients and caregivers with regard to age, level of understanding & emotional status.
Consistently report to therapist patient progress/status to allow for update of goals and modification of treatment program.
Utilize appropriate methods and materials for effective learning, monitoring response to education, and adapting the program appropriately
Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Requirements:
Associateâs degree in Occupational therapist assistant
Valid New York State license
Good organization skills
Good communication skills
Good written skills
Ability to work well with others
New grads and limited permits are encouraged to apply
Theradynamics is proud to be recognized as one of the leading contract rehabilitative therapy companies in the Tri-State area. For more than 20 years, we have been working closely with the patients in helping them achieve their goals through creative treatments and state of art equipment. We offer competitive salary and benefits that secures your future and we can accommodate your flexibility through full time or part time positions