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UnityPoint Health Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant-Inpatient Therapy in Waterloo, Iowa

UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital

Inpatient Therapies

Hours: PRN - as needed; 8 hr shifts

The occupational therapist assistant is responsible for providing occupational therapy treatment to inpatients and/or outpatients. The occupational therapist assistant is responsible for implementing and improving occupational therapy services and providing appropriate documentation and billing for such services.

  • Treats patients in need of occupational therapy services and participates in and provides all necessary components of this responsibility including completion of treatment sessions per established treatment plans and collaborating with supervisory occupational therapist.

  • Produces appropriate documentation and billing in compliance with all third party payor and regulatory guidelines

  • Provides oversite and supervision of other support personnel and occupational therapy students.

  • Completes appropriate communication with all patients, caregivers, fellow staff, and referring providers/clinicians.

  • Coordinates with other staff and caregivers to provide optimal care to patient including care coordination, patient care conferences, and scheduling.

  • Assists and advises supervisory personnel, management, and administration in development and implementation of quality occupational therapy services, programs, policies, and procedures.

  • Must be a graduate of accredited educational program in occupational therapy.

  • Must have current license, in good standing, to practice occupational therapy as an assistant in the state of Iowa, or eligible.

  • Read, write, comprehend, and speak fluent English

  • Possess basic computer skills and knowledge.

  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 1-2 years experience preferred but not required.

  • NBCOT certified and AOTA membership preferred.

Requisition ID: 2021-97453

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Name: GenTherapy - Inpatient- Logan

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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