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Occupational Therapist Assistant

Company: DFW Home Health
Location: Garland
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

We are hiring for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Garland/Richardson area.
Salary based on full-time employment and max productivity: $55000 to $65000 per year
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At DFW Home Health, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here.
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As an Occupational Therapy Assistant, you can expect:


  • the ability to build in-person trusted therapist-patient relationships
  • continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities -
  • independence and autonomy
  • career growth possibilities

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    Give your passion to serve others and your drive for better, more advanced quality healthcare.
    The Home Health Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA, OTA) is responsible for providing occupational therapy to patients in their homes to restore them to their fullest physical ability. The Occupational Therapy Assistant performs his/her duties in accordance with policies and procedures and the established plan of care.

    • Responsible to follow all state specific laws governing the provision of occupational therapy in home care, to follow the treatment set only as defined by the supervising OT.
    • Following the plan of care, instructs and aids patients in evidence-based treatment within the scope of the occupational therapy assistant and according to the state laws governing occupational therapy assistants.
    • Observes, records, and reports to the supervising OT, the nurse supervisor, and/or the physician the patient's response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition. Coordinates care with the other members of the healthcare team as appropriate.
    • Instructs patient, family, caregiver, and other members of the health care team in the areas of therapy within the scope of the occupational therapy assistant.

      License Requirements

      • Current OTA licensure in the state -of practice
      • Current CPR -certification
      • Current driver's license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or -public transportation

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Keywords: DFW Home Health, Garland , Occupational Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Garland, Texas

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