HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (Full Time - M-F) at EIRMC in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (Full Time) at EIRMC - BHC

The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a modern, Joint Commission-accredited, 330-bed full-service hospital located in Idaho Falls. Idaho Falls offers a rich variety of outdoor activities with Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Jackson, WY and Sun Valley all within a short drive from our hospital.

Work Schedule:Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This position is responsible for direct Occupational Therapy treatment based on the assessment and plan of care established by the licensed Occupational Therapist.

Responsibilities include direct occupational therapy intervention, based on the interdisciplinary treatment plan and established priorities, for performance issues including, but not limited to:

  • Fine motor delays/disorders, sensory integrative disorder, neuro-developmental disorder, visual-motor/perceptual disorders, motor planning/coordination disorders, developmental delay/disorders, strength and range of motion/joint mobility, traumatic brain injury, functional independence tasks, cranio-facial therapy/myofascial release, lymphedema, integration of central and peripheral nervous systems; cardiopulmonary endurance and function, assists in selection and fitting of wheelchairs and other DME.

  • Planning successful and effective co-treatments with ST/PT, developing home programs, and completing family training,as related to, or impacted by injury, illness, or developmental difficulty.

Required Job Qualifications include:
* Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy Assistant. * State licensure as an Occupational Therapist Assistant. * Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 25 pounds. * This position requires that you drive a facility owned vehicle or your own vehicle. A current state of Idaho driver’s license is required. If relocating to Idaho from another state, you must obtain a current Idaho driver’s license within 90 days of making Idaho your permanent state of residence. If you are not a permanent resident of Idaho you must have a valid driver’s license from the state in which you permanently reside. In addition, if you will be driving your own vehicle 2 or more times per week for company related business, documentation of proof of liability insurance must be provided. Liability insurance must have a combined single limit of at least $300,000 or have $100,000/$300,000 coverage split. This position is subject, upon hire and annually, to an MVR report/analysis and driver safety education.

Title: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (Full Time - M-F) at EIRMC

Location: Idaho-Idaho Falls-Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00310-31295