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  • Inpatient Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

    Job Locations US-AL-Irondale
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-14073
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Home Health
    Location
    Irondale, AL
  • Overview

    St. Vincent's Home Health has an immediate Inpatient PRN COTA/ Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant opportunity in St. Martins in the Pines in Irondale!

     

     

    We're proud to offer outstanding Pay, Flexible Scheduling, a Supportive Working Environment, Room for Professional Growth, and More!

     

     

     

     

    POSITION SUMMARY: 

    Provides coordinated occupational therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
    • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
    • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
    • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
    • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
    • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation
    • Administers the occupational therapy treatment plan as planned, assigned/delegated, and supervised by the OT
    • Facilitates, teaches (as appropriate) patients ROM, strength coordination, use of adaptive equipment and environmental modifications, functional mobility and safety issues, as related to patients ADL performance needs

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

     

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy Assistant with an Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy
    • Current State Certification as an Occupational Therapist Assistant
    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

     

    Experience:

    • One year experience as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA).

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Therapy skills as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and other regulatory agencies.
    • Good interpersonal skills.

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