Cert OT Assistant - Blue Springs - Full Time

Job Locations US-MO-Blue Springs
Post Date 1 month ago(4/29/2024 2:52 PM)
Job Function
Occupational Therapy
Metropolitan Area
Liberty, MO
Employment Type
Requisition #
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Position Overview

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Greater Purpose and Core Values:

Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.


Position Summary:  
Provides treatment under the direction of an occupational therapist as prescribed by the referring physician and supervising occupational therapist. Recommends changes in treatment plan to the supervising occupational therapist based upon patient condition and response to treatment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to the rules and regulations of the state specific Occupational Therapy Practice Act, Code of Ethics of the American Occupational Therapy Association and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Assists Occupational Therapists in assessment of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients referred to the clinic with a variety of physical disabilities.
  • Implements treatment program that has been developed by the occupational therapist for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
  • Modifies and/or adjusts treatment program through collaboration with supervising occupational therapist and within the plan of care outlined by the occupational therapist based upon the patient’s response to treatment.
  • Maintains accurate electronic medical records of the occupational therapy services rendered.
  • Provides written instructions to the patient and/or patient’s family detailing the recommended home program.
  • Communicates patient’s status to the supervising occupational therapist, and/or referring physician. This includes participation in patient staffings and/or conferences.
  • Completes necessary charge and statistical information to accurately reflect the service rendered to the patient.
  • Achieves and maintains a level of productivity which meets or exceeds the standard established by the organization.
  • Performs other duties as requested.


  • Education:
    • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program with Associates Degree

  • Work Experience:
    • Previous hand therapy experience preferred or alternatively work in an outpatient orthopedic upper extremity setting

  • Certification/Licensure:
    • Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state of hire.

  • Knowledge and Technical Skills:
    • Current CPR certification

  • Travel:
    • Access to personal vehicle or public transportation in order to access all clinics in assigned territory

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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