Occupational Therapy Assistant COTA
Posted on: October 12, 2018
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant COTA Job Description
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, COTA, needed to work in acute care hospitals, skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs), assisted living facilities (ALFs), long term acute care facilities (LTACs) and/or home health care.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Duties:
Verifies client information by interviewing client; reviewing and recording medical history; confirming purpose of treatment.
Helps clients improve their quality of life by helping them compensate for limitations, such as, helping injured workers improve their motor skills and re-enter the labor force, and teaching persons with learning disabilities to prepare meals or to use public transportation and increase their independence,
Follows treatment plan developed in collaboration with occupational therapist by teaching techniques, such as, the proper method of moving from a bed into a wheelchair, and the best ways to stretch and limber muscles; monitoring activities to make sure they are performed correctly; providing encouragement, bringing treatment that is not having the intended effect to the attention of the therapist.
Maintains patient occupational therapy records by recording clients progress.
Generates revenues by recording billing information of services rendered.
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
Serves and protects the occupational therapy practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and JCAHO standards.
Enhances occupational therapy practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Education: Associates or Bachelor degree
Licensure: Required active
VALiNTRYhealth Unique Characteristics:
VALiNTRYhealth is a servant-leadership managed, healthcare organization, with collective experience placing over 10,000 clinical professionals in more than 40 states. We manage our business with a servant-leadership philosophy by ensuring that everything we do in our organization first supports and enriches our patients, clinicians and clients; which ultimately enhances the lives of every individual we serve and work with every day.
VALiNTRYhealth is a Values-based company; we live by our values Trust & Integrity, People Service, Teamwork, Innovation, Accountability and Transparency.
VALiNTRYhealth has a Single Point of Contact for you you will not go from person to person.
VALiNTRYhealth is a National company.
VALiNTRYhealth has 100% online easy, hiring process less than 60-minute completion time.
VALiNTRYhealth provides comprehensive benefits.
VALiNTRYhealth has a Weekly Pay Cycle Direct Deposit.
VALiNTRYhealth offers Travel Housing Stipends / Meal Stipends.
Ron Murphy, (972) 370-3040
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