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Occupational Therapy Asst. - Non Exempt

Company: Symbria
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

Come join our employee-owned Symbria Team!


Administer treatment programs outlined by the licensed Occupational Therapist, participate on interdisciplinary rehabilitation team in a post-acute rehabilitation environment, and contribute to all group programs provided by the rehabilitation services department. Ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations.

  • Obtain necessary background information from assigned patient’s charts.
  • Assist supervising licensed Occupational Therapist in obtaining specific evaluation data within areas of established expertise.
  • Seek assistance from supervising licensed Occupational Therapist to obtain evaluation data outside Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant expertise.
  • Establish appropriate short and long-term goals within areas of treatment expertise for assigned patients, and select and adapt treatment techniques to meet established goals and meet individual patient needs.
  • Discuss treatment plan with patient and family as indicated.
  • Complete all required clinical and billing documentation as indicated and submit in a timely manner.
  • Administer the prescribed Occupational Therapy program to restore and maintain maximum functions and present disability. The following modalities may be used for this purpose:
    • Therapeutic exercises and activity for upper extremity function.
    • Therapeutic exercises and activity for sensory and perceptual skills.
    • Exercises and activity to improve coordination.
    • Instructions in self-care, including light hygiene, bathing, dressing, transfers, eating, homemaking, and instruction in leisure time activities, education in body mechanics, work simplification and joint protection.
  • Adhere to Symbria’s mission, Code of Conduct, and policies and procedures.
  • Able to maintain productivity standards.
  • Full utilization of technology provided to document and enhance client care.
  • Any and all duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, the ability to perform each essential duty satisfactorily is necessary and the qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

  • Graduate of an accredited school for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants and a valid registered license for the state in which employed.
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, and basic math skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with strong focus on customer service.
  • Proficient use of computers and Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Outlook.



Symbria’s Talent Team handles candidate communication directly rather than utilizing outside agencies; if interested in this role, direct application to the job posting and contact with a Symbria talent team member is recommended.





Keywords: Symbria, Downers Grove , Occupational Therapy Asst. - Non Exempt, Other , Downers Grove, Illinois

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