Occupational Therapy Assistant/UKHC

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Job Title:

Occupational Therapy Assistant/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Department Name:

H6271:Rehab Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements of this position include intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); and regularly standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 lbs., and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 lbs.


Days, occasional weekends and holidays.

Job Summary:

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant is primarily responsible for direct patient care as outlined in a patient’s treatment plan established by the occupational therapist. Additional job duties may include assisting the supervisor and departmental leadership in program development; providing customer service; and upholding UKHC enterprise policies and procedures.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Acute care experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 3/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time