Canton, Ohio

PURPOSE OF POSITION
Assist the Occupational Therapist in performing all delegated treatment procedures, patient care activities, research, education and training to implement the programs established by the department. Performs all tasks delegated by the Occupational therapist under their supervision and direction, reporting changes in and condition and reaction to treatment to the Occupational Therapist.

RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS
Keeps the UD informed of any significant problems or concerns.
Responds to patient/family complaints.
Orients new personnel to charts, forms and documentation requirements.
Provides peer review of job performances on a regular basis.
Assists with the quality improvement program by reviewing, recommending or implementing quality improvement processes as needed or as directed.
Assists with compliance of facility operations with federal, state and local rules and regulations.
Consistently communicates with all patients, families, customers and other personnel in a professional, respectful and courteous manner.
Demonstrates flexibility in meeting the needs of the department and responds positively to changes in workflow.
Promotes teamwork by demonstrating willingness to assist others in meeting the needs of all individuals and collaborating effectively with the interdisciplinary team and other departments throughout the organization.
Complies with infection control and safety policies.
Completes annual competency requirements.
Consistently communicates requests, suggestions, concerns or problems to the appropriate personnel.
Consistently completes assigned responsibilities in required time frame and accepts additional duties and responsibilities as requested by UD.
Consistently maintains a professional appearance.
Maintains Aultman standards of confidentiality, including the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
Creates and fosters a work environment that is consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of the Aultman Health Foundation.
Supports strategic organizational goals.
Abides by the Aultman Code of Conduct at all times.
Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills; strong organizational and problem-solving skills; ability to stimulate new ideas and create a positive work environment.
Demonstrates proficiency in the performance of occupational therapy treatment procedures
Demonstrates knowledge of evidence-based practice.


The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent to this position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
QUALIFICATIONS
Graduate of an AOTA accredited school for Occupational Therapist Assistants
Licensed by the Ohio OT, PT, AT board as an Occupational Therapist Assistant
Certified through the National Board for the Certification of Occupational Therapists
Current BLS certification
Basic computer skills

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Hours of operation with shifts as assigned including occasional overtime, on-call or off-shifts (evenings and/or weekends) scheduled as necessary.
Lunch and break periods must be coordinated with other staff members to ensure patient receive appropriate interventions.
Subject to frequent interruptions and changes in priority of duties throughout the day.
Subject to emergency and other crisis situations.
Hazardous Exposure Category 2.
Sitting/standing/moving about during working hours (see attached Physical Requirements Addendum for details)

Canton, Ohio

“AultCare was created for the community and although we’ve grown in our geographic reach, services and provider listing over the past two decades, our focus continues to be the community.” AultCare administers payment of health benefits for employers for: Medical Dental Vision Short-term disability Workers'​ compensation Flexible spending accounts Benefit plans administered by AultCare include group or individual coverage and Medicare Advantage plans for Medicare eligibles.

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