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Pediatric Occupational Therapy Assistant
05-04-2010






PT/OT/SLP/COTA/PTA Therapy
City: Houston
Zip Code: 77401
Company Description
When it comes to providing for medically fragile children and adults, we know what matters most! We strive to provide the very best for our patients everyday. Many times our services allow for loved ones to stay home for their care, surrounded by their family. That quality of life difference can provide for a better, more enjoyable life every single day. PSA has over 3100 skilled caregivers, providing professional, high quality, private duty nursing and therapy services to patients in multiple locations throughout the United States.
 
 
Job Description
 
Description of Environment:

Working with PSA Healthcare provides a unique opportunity for you to work in a personalized, one-on-one setting with a patient in their own home where you will get to deliver the type of individualized and specialized care that you desire.

For those in the homecare industry, there is nothing more rewarding than seeing the difference you are making in your patient's and family members' lives on a day to day basis. PSA offers a variety of assignments and shifts that will give you that chance to make a difference! We have direct care opportunities ranging from low to high acuity patients.

Be part of the strongest clinical team in home health; participate in education, professional collaboration and other developmental opportunities and work knowing you have the support & leadership of world class clinicians working along side you in your community.


Description of Responsibilities:

Working in the home environment you are responsible for the delivery of quality patient care according to the patient�s individual physician orders. Your care may involve assessments, administering prescribed treatments and therapies, care planning, communication with other members of the patients� multi-disciplinary team, supply management, emergency management, coordination of care, health promotion and teaching and training family members.


Required Skills:

To be considered for employment by PSA Healthcare for this Opportunity, you must be able to meet the following requirements, with or without accommodation.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Current and unrestricted OT (occupational therapist), PT (physical therapist), SLP (speech and language pathologist, speech therapist) , COTA (certified occupational therapy assistant) , or PTA (physical therapy assistant) license to practice in the state in which you are applying
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current Continuing Education if required by state
  • Degree from state accredited therapy program
  • Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with plans of care, policies and procedures
  • Good organizational and communication skills

Physical Requirements:
  • Frequent lifting and repositioning of patients
  • Repeated or prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, twisting and occasional climbing of stairs
  • Acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of touch, smell and taste
  • Agility and strength sufficient to handle patients and equipment without assistance
  • Must be able to appropriately respond physically and psychologically to emergency situations in the home or during transport
  • Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other health conditions

PSA Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with applicable employment laws. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.
 


Job Type:
Full-time

Location:
BELLAIRE,

Salary:
[n/a]

Date available:
[n/a]

Company:
PSA Healthcare

Company Description:
Pediatric and Adult Private Duty Nursing

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