Providence Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) in Mount Angel, Oregon
Providence is calling a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - (1.0 FTE, Days) to our Home Health Salem Branch.
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The COTA will be under the supervision of the occupational therapist, will provide skilled occupational therapy to patients/clients with a wide variety of diagnoses and disabilities in a home setting in accordance with a physicians plan of treatment, taking into account individual patients special physical or age-related needs. Assesses needs and provides COTA plan for services and direct treatment. The COTA functions as a member of the inter-disciplinary team.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Provide treatment and therapeutic activities to assist with daily living performance as ordered by the physician
Report observation of patients/clients reaction to treatment to the occupational therapist
Manage a caseload as assigned by the occupational therapist
Manage and uses equipment safety and properly to ensure a safe environment
Teach/instruct patient and caregivers to assist in achieving treatment goals
Confer with occupational therapist, physicians, families, and other caregivers regarding treatment plans, expected results and goals
Maintain patient clinical records to meet state, federal and other regulatory body standards
Attend staff/team meetings and departmental mandatory continuing educational in-services
Demonstrate personal advancement of professional therapy practice through continuing education
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Associate's Degree in Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Assistant licensure through the State of Oregon
Valid driver's license
Automobile liability insurance
Current BLS (American Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider) within thirty (30) days of hire
One (1) year of clinical experience per the State of Oregon
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Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)
Location: Oregon-Mount Angel
Req ID: 271360