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Occupational Therapy Assistant-PRN

We Are Hiring

Title: COTA-Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

City, State:  Waco, TX

Location:  Providence Health Center

Department:   Occupational Therapy 001

Additional Job Details:  PRN weekends

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Providence, based in Waco, Texas, is committed to providing person-centered care through coordination of providers. It is a complete healthcare network offering the best level of care in virtually every medical discipline, consistently earning high marks and certification by regulatory and certifying agencies such as The Joint Commission. With a team of over 2,300 associates, physicians and volunteers, Ascension Providence is now one of the largest employers in Waco.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

At Ascension, we’re using the power of purpose to change healthcare for the better.

Job Summary:

Conducts medically prescribed occupational therapy under the supervision of an occupational therapist.

Responsibilities:

  • Implements an established treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Documents findings of patient progress. Seeks consultation as necessary.
  • Monitors patient's response to treatment plan. Communicates patient progress and possible goal revisions to occupational therapist.
  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Provides discharge planning assistance and information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and community support programs.
  • May oversee the care provided by therapy 3-Technicians according to established regulations and practice standards.
  • You will do all of this while contributing to mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.  Creativity - Courageous Innovation. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry. 

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy credentialed from the  obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required

Work Experience:

  • Preferred inpatient experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE  M/F/D/V).   

A mission of compassion.
A vision of excellence

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 357252
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Facility: TXWAC Providence Health Ctr
Ministry: Ascension Providence, TX
Location: Waco, TX

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