Why Covenant Care?
Are you a Healthcare Warrior? Want a competitive, engaging job
with great perks? Want a seat at the table to discuss strategy?
Want to see your ideas put into action? Then you want to look
closely at a career with Covenant Care.
Covenant Care is one of the largest non-profit providers of home
health, hospice, memory, palliative and private duty care in the
regions we serve. Our collaborative team of more than 600
physicians, nurses, aides, therapists and professional staff and
volunteers serve patients and families in communities throughout
Florida and Alabama. For more information, visit
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Ready to join our family?
Our teammates enjoy a supportive environment and flexible
schedule with advancement opportunities. Covenant Care's engaging
culture is founded upon mutual respect and trust. A place where
employees feel valued and patients and residents feel the service
is extraordinary. We recognize and celebrate the value of each
teammate's unique contributions and encourage a sense of ownership,
sharing our mission with patients, families and our
Under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist the Certified
Occupational Therapy Assistant is responsible for providing
medically prescribed Occupational Therapy to clients in the home in
accordance with agency policies. Participates in developing and
implementing the plan of care with goals and documentation
appropriate to discipline guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge and
skills necessary to perform client care and teaching specific to
OT. Must be able to function as part of the team to promote quality
care, as well as coordinating care and supervising other team
members as needed. Able to adapt to unexpected/unusual situations
and continue to function efficiently and effectively.
AS degree and graduation from an accredited school of
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program required.
Work experience of at least one year as an occupational
Able to prioritize and manage time effectively and make
independent decisions when necessary.
Current Florida Occupational Therapist Assistant License.
- Current driver's license with access to an auto and required
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Performs occupational therapy procedures on clients for whom
these have been medically prescribed and establishes measurable
goals with OT.
Teaches appropriate treatment procedures and supportive
activities to clients and family members as delegated and
supervised by the therapist.
Translates all exercises into functional activities or
activities of daily living.
Develops needed plan for modifying equipment, appliances, and
the physical surroundings in client's home.
Confers periodically with the OT and attending physicians
regarding client's progress.
Reports to them the physical and emotional condition and
reactions to treatment and interprets social and physical factors
in the environment that affect client care.
Interprets to the client and family the implications of the
treatment consistent with the actions and wishes of the
Helps the family accept responsibility for providing care.
Helps individuals and families to accept and adjust positively
to physical, mental, and social limitations.
Assess client's progress towards goals on an ongoing basis,
suggest changes in the therapy program as necessary, under the
physician's direction and the OT's direction.
Teaches basic principles of good posture and body mechanics in
relation to changing needs of individuals in all age groups.
Maintains necessary records.
Provides advisory and consultation services to staff.
Demonstrates rehabilitation procedures and supportive activities
on selected clients to nurses responsible for follow-up
Participates in the interdisciplinary team conferences.
Notes progress towards discharge planning.
Communicates with OT and other disciplines regarding discharge
Maintains an understanding of the company's scope of
Understands the infrastructure and how and where to transfer
calls in the company.
Maintains a professional image.
Participates in interdisciplinary conferences as required.
Submits clinical documentation in a timely manner according to
Uses appropriate phone etiquette.
Promotes a customer friendly atmosphere for all visitors and
ensures client confidentiality at all times.
Participates in accreditation program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Participates in in-service program.
VI. Special Demands/Physical Requirements:
Office/Home Environment. May be exposed to biological
Benefits for Eligible Employees Include:
Paid time off for vacation, holiday, sick and bereavement
Company paid and supplemental life insurance
Retirement plan with company match
Optional cafeteria plan benefits such as dental, vision,
accident, cancer and hospital days
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care
Continuing education, advance credential assistance and tuition
Employee assistance program for employees and families
- Mileage reimbursement and company fleet car program
Contact the Human Resources Department at 850.365.9659 for more
information. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability