COTA/Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

Job Code: 750531

LOCATION:  Stanislaus County (CA)

Medical facility working with the frail and elderly population is seeking an experienced Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) to join their team. The COTA, under the direction of an occupational therapist, is accountable for assisting with performing test and providing restorative and rehabilitative occupational therapy services to participants at the center and at home to maximize participant independence, safety, and enhance performance of ADLs. The Occupational Therapist Assistant will work with other members of the rehabilitation team to implement plan of care established by the Occupational Therapist.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Administer participant’s treatment programs as established by the occupational therapist
  • Assist occupational therapist in obtaining vital signs, range of motion and strength testing
  • Coordinate with other members of the rehabilitation team to implement activities and programs based on the participant’s individual treatment plans
  • Handle scheduling of participants treatment, clinical visits, and billing
  • Track and maintain maintenance for equipment
  • Deliver and document occupational therapy interventions in accordance with the Occupational Therapist’s established care plans including but not limited to the use of devices, techniques, activities to promote muscle re-education, perceptual-motor and cognitive function, balance and endurance, endurance and other factors affecting the level of independence in performing ADLs

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant from Accredited Program
  • Valid California Occupational Therapy Assistant License, or proof of License eligibility
  • Minimum of two (2) years of Occupational Therapy Assistant experience in a clinical setting with a frail or elderly population
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant knowledge necessary to treat frail, elderly participants with complex needs

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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