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Occupational Therapy Assistant OTA
Ref No.: 18-00016
Category: Allied and Therapy Staffing
Location: Manhattan, New York
Occupational Therapy Assistant, OTA -- Full-time and per-diem hours available in Manhattan and the Bronx!

Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Duties:
  • Verifies client information by interviewing client; reviewing and/or recording medical history; confirming purpose of treatment.
  • Helps clients improve their quality of life by helping them compensate for limitations, such as, helping injured workers improve their motor skills and re-enter the labor force, and teaching persons with learning disabilities to prepare meals or to use public transportation and increase their independence,
  • Follows treatment plan developed in collaboration with occupational therapist by teaching techniques, such as, the proper method of moving from a bed into a wheelchair, and the best ways to stretch and limber muscles; monitoring activities to make sure they are performed correctly; providing encouragement, bringing treatment that is not having the intended effect to the attention of the therapist
  • Maintains patient occupational therapy records by recording client's progress for use by the occupational therapist.

Qualifications:
Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) License / certification
Clinical experience, working with children a plus

Compensation:
Generous pay rates
Flexible schedules
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