posted

30+ days ago

Location

GALVESTON, TX

Description

PHYSICAL LOCATION:

Moody Neurorehabilitation Institute or as assigned.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

To implement Occupational Therapy servic...

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The ability to work well with other people.

Current CPR/First Aid.

Knowledge/experience in working with the cognitive and physically disabled persons.

Ability to adhere to directions and follow through in a timely efficient and professional mode.

Flexibility to initiate and address needs as they arise.

Skills in O.T. terminology/utilization in documentation.

Ability to show other staff members how to implement daily living tasks.

Ability to assist with physical transfers of patients.

Ability to stoop and bend in assisting patients with modules.

Obtain and maintain NCI Certification

Education/Licensure:

Associates Degree from an accredited academic program for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants. Certification as Occupational Therapy Assistant from A.O.T.A. and state licensure. If new graduate, must apply for temporary license to practice.

Experience:

Prefer at least one-year experience as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant in related health field.

DEMANDS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF WORK, EQUIPMENT USAGE, AND WORK ENVIRONMENT.

PERCENTAGE OF WORK TIME (1-33%)

Sitting

Lifting/Carrying

Pushing/Pulling

Bending/Stooping

Using arm muscles frequently or for extended periods

Using leg muscles frequently or for extended periods

Using back muscles frequently or for extended periods

Twisting

Climbing (Ascending/Descending)

PERCENTAGE OF WORK TIME (67-100%)

Standing/Walking

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS - individuals in clinical care positions are required to lift a trainee/client without assistance. (1-33%)

2 - 10 Pounds

11 - 20 Pounds

21 - 30 Pounds

31 - 40 Pounds

41 - 50 Pounds

51 - Pounds or more

DOES THIS JOB REQUIRE? (1-33%)

Working in hot, cold, wet surrounds

Working outdoors

Working with or near chemicals

Working near radiation sources

Potential exposure to communicable diseases

Working with hazardous waste materials

Utilizing essential upgraded or adaptive equipment as industry standards require

Using hand tools

Potential for cuts and bruises

Operating vehicle

EXCHANGE OF IDEAS (67-100%)

Ability to express or exchange ideas

Ability to understand communication of others with or without adaptive devices.

Obtaining impressions through the eyes of the shape, size, distance, motion, color or other characteristics of objects with or without adaptive devices. The major visual functions are:

Acuity, far - clarity of vision at 20 feet or more.

Acuity, near - clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.

Depth perception - three-dimensional vision. The ability to judge distance and space relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are they actually are.

Field of vision - the area that can be seen up and down or to the right or left while the eyes are fixed on a given point.

Accommodation - adjustment of the lens of the eye to bring an object into sharp focus. This item is especially important when doing near-point work at varying distances from the eye.

Color vision - the ability to identify and distinguish colors.

Regular Attendance

Punctuality

Ability to do Math

Literate