Continuum Healthcare

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTA

  • Continuum Healthcare
  • Warminster, PA 18974
  • 14 days ago

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Job Description

Majestic Oaks Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant ( COTA / OTA )

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant ( COTA / OTA ) POSITION SUMMARY:

A licensed/certified therapy assistant overall responsibility is to assist and support the plan of treatment for each resident/resident assigned.

The assistant is an active participant in the center and an integral part of the interdisciplinary team.

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant ( COTA / OTA ) REPORTS TO:

Operationally reports to the Director of Rehabilitation or designee center where providing therapy services.

The Assistant is clinically overseen by the therapist coordinating care for the resident/resident as assigned.

Supervises assistant students in their discipline according to state and federal guidelines.

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant ( COTA / OTA ) SUPERVISES:

Supervises clinically all aides working with residents to which the assistant is directing or overseeing the delivery of services according to an established plan of care.

Supervision follows all accepted state and federal guidelines for the respective discipline.

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant ( COTA / OTA ) RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant ( COTA / OTA ) Education:

Graduate of an accredited college or university with minimally an associate’s degree in physical therapy or occupational therapy.

Assistant is licensed or equivalent certification accepted by the designated professional accrediting body

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant ( COTA / OTA ) Professional Experience:

Actively licensed/certified assistant in assigned state(s) of employment as a Physical Therapy Assistant or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.

Prefer-experience/knowledge in older adult rehabilitation.

Prefer knowledge in governmental and regulatory guidelines in designated healthcare settings

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant ( COTA / OTA ) Licensure: Current state licensure in respective discipline

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