Position : Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Turning and repositioning bedridden patients.
Ensuring patients or residents receive appropriate diet by reviewing their dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences.
Obtaining a wide range of information from physicians, caregivers and nurses about patient condition, treatment plans, and suggested activities.
Measuring and recording food and liquid intake and urinary and fecal output and reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
Recording vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rate as requested by staff.
Examining patients to detect issues requiring medical care, including open wounds, bruises or blood in urine.
Reminding patients to take medications and nutritional supplements.
Noting observations of patient behavior, including complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.