• Occupational Therapist Assistant

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    Mill Pond
    On Call/Temporary
  • Overview

    Presbyterian Homes & Services is seeking an Occupational Therapist Assistant to join its Rehab team.


    SCHEDULE/HOURS:  PRN/On-call, may include evenings and weekends


    REPORTING STRUCTURE: The Occupational Therapy Assistant reports directly to the supervising Occupational Therapist, Director of Rehabilitation Services or supervisor designated at the site.  





    Complete with walkways and waterfalls, Mill Pond is situated on five acres south of First Street, just off of Delaware Avenue in Ankeny. Mill Pond is ideally located with convenient access to interstate corridors, trails, abundant retail, restaurants and services. This campus is a continuum community that offers Senior Apartments, Assisted Living, Assisted Living Memory Care, and Care Center. 


    The Occupational Therapy Assistant assists with implementing and providing high quality Occupational therapy care and services to residents consistent with regulations and established rehabilitation policies, procedures and best practices.


    • Provide patient/resident and family education/consultation related to the disorder and its management.
    • Communicate resident status and needs to the patient/resident, their family, staff and other professionals (i.e. care conferences).
    • Provide direct care of residents with physician ordered evaluation and treatment based upon regulations and established rehabilitation procedures and best practices as directed by the Occupational Therapist.
    • Maintain records by practice standards, third party payers and regulatory agencies.
    • Maintain all required documentation in accordance with regulations and established rehabilitation best practices.
    • Maintain treatment area, equipment and supply inventory as directed.
    • Provide assistance with the daily operations of the rehab department as directed.
    • Coordinate rehabilitation care with other health care professionals inside and outside PHS.


    • Graduate for an accredited program for occupational therapy assistants.
    • Current licensure in the state of practice as required  
    • Competence in assisting occupational therapy evaluation and treatment per OT standards of practice
    • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
    • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

    About PHS

    Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.

    We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

    If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.




    PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.


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