Occupational Therapy Assistant @ OCCK Inc. - Salina, KS
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The occupational therapy assistant provides physical therapy services under the direction of the physical therapist in the implementation of patient rehabilitation programs to help improve patient mobility, function and strength.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:1. Provides direct physical therapy according to directions of a qualified physical therapist as defined in the Kansas Physical Therapy practice Act2. Treats patient to relieve pain, develop or restore function and maintain maximum performance3. Directs and aids patients in active and passive therapeutic exercises, muscle re-education, gait and functional training, transfer activities and prosthetic training4. Observes and reports to the physical therapist of patient's case manager the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in condition5. Maintains necessary records; clinical notes and communication notes, which will be incorporated into the patient's clinical record in the prescribed time frames6. Performs other duties as assigned by physical therapy