Occupational Therapy Assistant | Inpatient Occupational Therapy | Memorial Hospital of South Bend (Finance)
Reports to assigned Occupational Therapist. Executes treatment plans and administers treatments to restore function, prevent disability and maximize potential and quality of life following disease, injury or surgery.
MISSION & VISION
Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.
Vision: Our vision is to achieve:
Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
Easy access and convenience
Outstanding patient experiences
Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
Education and Experience
The above level of knowledge, skills and abilities are normally acquired through the successful completion of a two-year program in Occupational Therapy with subsequent certification as an Occupational Therapy Assistant by AOTA, Indiana certification and national registration or demonstrated eligibility.
Knowledge & Skills
Requires basic clinical skills needed to provide quality rehabilitative patient care.
Demonstrates the interpersonal skills needed to communicate in a tactful, sincere, effective manner with patients, families, healthcare professionals and various Hospital staff.
Requires fine motor skills for manipulation of highly technical equipment used to meet patient care needs.
Demonstrates knowledge of and a commitment to Beacon Health System's mission and values; and the organization's goal of providing exceptional patient experiences by following Memorial's Performance Essentials.
Works in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, and certain undesirable patient care activities.
May be exposed to bio-hazards and normal hazards encountered in a community environment.
Requires the physical ability, stamina, visual acuity, and manual dexterity (i.e. to stand/walk for long periods of time, push wheelchairs/carts, transfer, lift or pull patients or supplies, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.