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Occupational Therapist Assistant: Toumey Acute Care, Full Time, Days at Prisma Health Upstate

Occupational Therapist Assistant: Toumey Acute Care, Full Time, Days

Prisma Health Upstate Sumter, SC Full-Time
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Job Summary
The Occupational Therapist Assistant provides occupational therapy services under the plan of care established by a licensed Occupational Therapist. Completes documentation and submits charges to support treatment while complying with laws and regulations of appropriate state and federal agencies and Joint Commission guidelines.


Implements treatment plan: 55%
  • Follows plan of care established by supervising Occupational Therapist
  • Assesses patient response to treatment and modifying treatment as needed
  • Demonstrates proficiency and competency in clinical care in primary work area
  • Reports changes in patient status to team members as appropriate

Effectively communicates patient status with clinical staff: 5%
  • Documents all aspects of treatment in compliance with chart review audit components
  • Treatment notes are clear, succinct and contain information regarding treatment progression
  • Participates in team meetings and provides the necessary patient information
  • Actively participates in patient/family education regarding progress and home programs as needed
  • Appropriate abbreviations and medical terminology are utilized 10%
  • Participates in discharge planning of patients including provision of documentation supporting any additional discharge needs

Department and Team Responsibilities: 5%
  • Attends staff meetings, team meetings, and mandatory in-services as scheduled
  • Completes assignments in a timely and thorough manner
  • Assists with care and maintenance of departmental equipment and supplies
  • Completes charge/productivity documentation and enters information and charges in an accurate and timely manner
  • Demonstrates willingness to assist and is respectful of the rights of other team members
  • Complies with department policies and procedures
  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that purpose statement of the department and Prisma Health and demonstrates good judgement in the selecting the proper mode of communication which conveys a favorable image of the therapy department and Prisma Health.
  • Assumes any additional team/department responsibilities as assigned by department leadership

Productivity: 5%
  • Meets the team/department productivity standards
  • Complies with the established standards of efficient scheduling to maintain appropriate levels of productivity.

Achieves annual goals: 5%
  • Establishes annual goals related to competency, sustainability, advocacy and specialization with supervisor
  • Provides supporting information related to the progress made toward achieving established annual goals
  • Actively supports corporate leadership initiatives
  • Conscientiously seeks consultation or supervision.

Provide oversight to therapy aides, students and volunteers 5%

Functions as mentor to new staff and supervises new graduates 5%

Actively participates in program development as requested by supervisor. Assists in developing procedures to execute programs effectively. If applicable, maintain program and identify changes as needed in order to remain successful 5%

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities


Minimum Requirements

Associate's Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant from an NBCOT approved program

Required Certifications, Registrations, Licenses
  • BLS
  • South Carolina Occupational Therapy Assistant License-Active

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Demonstrates clinical competency based on patient's age

Effective at Data Conversion

Work Shift
Day (United States of America)


1570 Tuomey Hospital - Payroll Only

15707370 Physical Therapy

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