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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

US-KS-Overland Park
ID
2017-8902
Category
Therapy
Rehabilitation Hospital of Overland Park, a Post Acute Medical Hospital
Type
PRN
# of Openings
2

Overview

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant / Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant / COTA / LOTA

PRN Days

 

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant / Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant / COTA / LOTA will be primarily responsible for:

  • Direct patient care
  • Planning and implementing specific treatment programs for individual patients according to the principles and practices of occupational therapy in the system
  • Being flexible to meet the needs of the system within many different facilities
  • Assisting the occupational therapist in evaluation and assessment of clients of varying diagnoses and ages within the scope of the code of ethics and the law
  • Initiating and performing screening process and collects information for the OTR/LOT’s review, as delegated and as appropriate
  • Collecting data or information for the evaluation as delegated by the OTR, as appropriate
  • Executing appropriate treatment plans for patients, as recommended by the Occupational Therapist
  • Demonstrating competency in performing a variety of treatment skills such as therapeutic exercise, modalities, ADL's, functional training, and procuring and instructing clients in equipment use per Occupational Therapist’s recommendations
  • Identifying and implementing appropriate client/family education in consultation with the Occupational Therapist

  • Developing and maintaining high quality occupational therapy services in the clinic to clients’ diagnoses and ages

  • Demonstrating competency in clinically supervising rehabilitation technicians in consultation with the Occupational Therapist

  • Demonstrating competency in clinically supervising occupational therapy assistant students in consultation with the Occupational Therapist

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant / Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant / COTA / LOTA must:

  • Be a graduate of an approved two-year program for Occupational Therapy Assistants as approved by the A.O.T.A., and eligible for licensure by the Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners for the state in which the facility resides
  • Have successfully completed an Occupational Therapy Assistant curriculum approved by the A.O.T.A.
  • Have a current CPR certification and maintain same
  • One year of rehabilitation experience with adult and pediatric is preferred

Post Acute Medical/Warm Springs Hospitals provide competitive employee benefits packages, 401K, life insurance, bonuses, and more!

 

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