HealthPRO - Heritage

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)

Job Locations US-IL-Byron
Requisition ID
2024-97604
Category (Portal Searching)
Therapy - Clinical Staff
Position Type (Portal Searching)
PRN/Per Diem
Recruiter Name
ANITRA JONES
Recruiter Email
ajones@healthpro-heritage.com
Recruiter Number
9407364009
Recruiting Priority Level
C

Overview

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) is a skilled technical worker who performs direct resident care activities under the clinical supervision of the Occupational Therapist.  

Responsibilities

1.  Provide occupational therapy treatments to residents according to treatment plans developed by the Occupational Therapist.  

2.  Assist the Occupational Therapist when performing tests, evaluations, and complex treatment procedures.  

3.  Observe, record and report to the therapist the conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties.  

4.  Maintain daily records of treatments and document progress notes on residents as directed by the therapist.  

5.  Assist with admission screening.  

6.  Assist the therapist in consulting with family members, physicians and other health care professionals, as appropriate.  

7.  Assist with the care of the occupational therapy department and equipment.

8.  Assist the Occupational Therapist with in-service programs and other meetings as assigned by the Occupational Therapist.  

9.  Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.  

10. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcare’s regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.  

Qualifications

1.  Graduate of an approved Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

2.  Current license or eligible for license under statutes in the state of practice.

3.  Prefer experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.

4.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

5.  Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Occupational Therapist and the policies and procedures of the facility.

Recruiter : Email Address

ajones@healthpro-heritage.com

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