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COTA - Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-90125676

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Life Care Centers of America, Inc (additional)

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COTA - Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
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COTA - Certified Occupational Therapist AssistantWestview Health Care Center

Position type:Full-timeShift:40 Hours (Sat-Tues or Sun-Thurs)

Position SummaryThe 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

+ Must be NBCOT-certified upon hire, but renewal is optional going forward

+ Must be a graduate of an accredited program in occupational therapy (ASOT)

+ Must be 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

+ Must have 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

+ Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e-mail

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

+ Must demonstrate good body mechanics at all times

+ Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

+ Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility

+ Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

+ Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient care,, documentation and therapy software responsibilities, patient rights, and safety and sanitation

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

+ Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

+ Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

+ Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

+ Must be able to follow occupational treatment plans for patients under the direction of the supervising OT

+ Must be able to chart appropriately and timely

+ Must be able to utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately

+ Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

+ Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients

+ Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

+ Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

+ Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

+ Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

+ Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates

+ medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage

+ 401(k)

+ paid vacation, sick days and holidays

An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD 113650

Sheridan, WY


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