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Blue Stone Therapy Solutions Occupational Therapy Assistant - PRN in Ames, Iowa

Blue Stone Therapy is excited to partner with Accura HealthCare across the state of Iowa! Apply today and join our dynamic team of specialists who bring our purpose of “Building Strength to Enhance Lives” to life.:

Blue Stone Therapy Solutions is the leading specialist in skilled nursing facility therapy services. We are an innovative, high performing, values driven organization poised for rapid growth.:

Our team is passionate about transforming healthcare facilities through therapy by focusing on patient-centered care. Want to be a part of the future of healthcare - Blue Stone Therapy is where it's at!:

Position Summary:

The Occupational Therapy Assistant assists directly and indirectly with the delivery of occupational therapy treatment interventions and services, under the general supervision of the Occupational Therapist, and as outlined by an established treatment plan and in accordance with state practice guidelines. This position provides direct patient care to primarily adult and geriatric patients.

Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):

  • Provides therapeutic treatment in accordance with the patients’ established plan of care with a focus on functional and measurable outcomes.
  • Maintains appropriate patient schedules as per established guidelines.
  • Provides documentation to maintain accuracy and quality of medical records, in order to comply with reimbursement guidelines, and company and facility requirements.
  • Participates in patient, family and assigned facility meetings as appropriate.
  • Follows administrative, company and assigned facility processes, policies and procedures.
  • Participates in training programs for facility staff, patients, families and rehabilitation staff.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Assists Occupational Therapist in establishing restorative nursing programs, as necessary, in conjunction with restorative nursing department efforts to provide appropriate comprehensive care to patients.
  • Communicates effectively with skilled rehabilitation team to ensure the most appropriate care is provided to the patients.
  • Participates in marketing and community presentations and projects to promote the success of the company and assigned facility. Position Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an accredited Occupational Therapist Assistant Program and certification (or eligibility for) by AOTA

  • Valid license or eligible for licensure to practice as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in Iowa
  • High level communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Effective leadership and customer relationship skills
  • Ability to exercise mature judgment with initiative in analyzing and solving problems