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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

Company:
Frontline National
Location:
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Posted:
November 05, 2018
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Description:

Frontline National is currently seeking a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant for full-time opportunities near Bethesda, Maryland. Please apply online or contact a recruiter at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Locations:

National Intrepid Center of Excellence at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (NICoE)

Physical Therapy-Rehabilitation Dept at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Job Duties, including but not limited to:

Perform a variety of duties to carry out occupational therapy treatments prescribed for patients as a result of injury; surgery; respiratory, cardiac, and/or aging conditions; and neurological and other illness such as diabetes, stroke, closed-head injury, multiple sclerosis and others. Applies a wide variety of occupational therapy rehabilitation techniques and procedures to facilitate rehabilitation objectives including community reintegration outings, group therapy, cognitive retraining, physical agent modalities and the use of specialized procedures and a high degree of competence for complex physical and psychological conditions. Instruct and assess patients in the performance of activities of daily living (ADL), fabricate and fit splints or assist with splinting as needed, work with Assistive TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONAL to educate and train patients in the use of assistive technological devices which lead to independence in daily activities

Interview patient and obtain detailed medical and demographic information preliminary to the occupational therapy treatment plan. Record pertinent demographic data. Develop questions to illicit details of patient condition such as nature and mechanism of injury, single or multiple conditions, prior treatment, medications, X-ray results, and activities which exacerbate and mitigate symptoms. Recognize specific details during discussion with patient for implication of pathology problems.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: License/Certification and Training: Completion of the following:

Associates Degree for Occupational Therapy Assistant

Experience: Candidates must have the following experience:

A minimum of one (1) year experience within the last four (4) years as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Security/Transportation:

National Background Investigation

Must be US Citizen

Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

Licensing and Certification:

Certified through the National Board of Certified Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)

Current Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from the American Heart Association

Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as an Occupational Therapy Assistant

Schedule:

Monday to Friday

5-9 Hour Shifts between 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Saturday & Sunday

5-9 Hour Shifts between 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM