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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)

Location
Columbia, Tennessee
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
29 Jul 2022
Position Summary:

The COTA Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant provides direct rehab care in occupational therapy to patients upon physician referral under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist (OT) in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

NBCOT certified upon hire, but renewal is optional going forward

Graduate of an accredited program in occupational therapy (ASOT)

Currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.

One (1) year experience in post acute care or related setting preferred

CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements:

Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e mail

Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs

Demonstrate good body mechanics at all times

Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility

Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation

Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions:

Follow occupational treatment plans for patients under the direction of the supervising OT

Chart appropriately and timely

Utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately

Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

Assist in the evacuation of patients

Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

Read, write, speak, and understand the English language

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Details

  • Job Reference: 671203109-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Life Care Center of Centerville
  • Location: Columbia, Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent