COTA

Sep 07 2017
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The position assists the Occupational Therapists (OTR) in carrying out treatment plans which have been established specifically for the patient.  The OTR will delegate and provide appropriate supervision to the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) as required by the education and training level of the assistant.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Certification/Licensure:

 ·         Current NBCOT certification as a COTA.

·         Current healthcare CPR certification within one (1) month from date of hire (Healthcare provider course or equivalent which includes neonatal, child, adult and AED’s) and maintains certification thereafter.

·         Annual completion of CPR and competencies requirements.

 

Education:

·         Graduate of an Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

 

Skills/Experience:

·         Ability to safely and effectively manage patients’ mobility.

·         Ability to clearly communicate, verbally and in writing.