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Occupational Therapy Assistant

We Are Hiring

Occupational Therapy Assistant - Rehab Services General IP

PRN, Rotating 

Ascension Via Christi - Manhattan,KS

Must be willing to work at least 1 Saturday / month in IPR setting

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Via Christi Health has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region, which dates back more than 125 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, our integrated health system – with hospitals, physician clinics, therapy centers and other health services – is the largest healthcare provider in Kansas.

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

As an associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to conduct 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.

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. 
    • Certified Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy (COTA) credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required
Work Experience:
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
 
Please see the link below for more information.
 
 
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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.

E-Verify Statement

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Job ID: 379867
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Facility: KSWIC VC Hospital Manhattan
Ministry: Ascension Via Christi, KS
Location: Manhattan, KS

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