Sparrow Health System

Position Location: Lansing, MI

Job Description

General Purpose of Job: 
Provides direct occupational therapy services under the direction and supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist according to the physician approved written plan of care. 

Essential Duties

  • Provides direct occupational therapy treatment to patients according to instruction of Occupational Therapist, and in accordance with the written plan of care.
  • Observes patient and reports to Occupational Therapist and department personnel the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in patient’s condition.
  • Instructs patients, family and/or caregiver in proper techniques to assist patient in achieving maximum level of independence.
  • Maintains necessary records, progress notes, and conference notes, which are incorporated into the patient’s clinical record within established time frame.
  • Maintains professional standards, compliance with State, Federal (CMS conditions of participation) and Joint Commission regulations, and infection control protocol by participating in in-services, staff meetings, process improvement teams, continuing education seminars when available, and adhering to the SHC expectations – standards of care guidelines..

Job Requirements

General Requirements
  • Current COTA license in the State of Michigan
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Proof of Auto Insurance
  • Active American Heart Association BLS certification, upon hire
Work Experience
  • Minimum of two year acute care experience
  • Associate degree, graduation form an accredited school of Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with patient, caregivers, and others in a variety of home care situation.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with patients, families, physicians, and interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal/communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and follow policies and procedures of department and health system.

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

To apply for this position, please copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar: