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OTA - Occupational Therapy Assistant - Acute Rehabilitation Services - AM (035)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Monday, February 26, 2024
OTA - Occupational Therapy Assistant - Acute Rehabilitation Services - AM (035) - (T214877)

Description

Compensation:
Pay Range: $22.90 - $37.25 / hour
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many
benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Shifts Available:
UAB Medicine supports work/life balance. The shifts available for this unit are:
- Full-Time Day Shift

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To provide direct patient care under the supervision of manager and therapists, coordinate/cooperate with assigned supportive personnel, assist with discharge planning, document pertinent information with Occupational Therapist supervision, communicate with staff, patients and families, participate in educational activities, support departmental operations, and perform special projects. To coordinate assignments of Rehab Techs, work-study students and volunteers.

Qualifications

Graduate from an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed, eligible to be licensed or practicing under a limited permit as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) according to the rules and regulations of the Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy required. Currently certified with Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Occupational Therapy

Organization

: 708400000 Rehabilitation Services

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift