Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
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Facility: Sheldon Medical Center
Location: Sheldon, IA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Assists patients with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan, under the supervision of an occupational therapist, to improve patients' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities. Provides, monitors and records therapy services to patients with physical, cognitive, developmental and psychosocial impairments, in line with related standard concepts, practices and procedures. Selects, implements, and makes modifications to therapeutic activities and interventions that are consistent with demonstrated competency levels, patient's goals, and the requirements of the practice setting and/or state licensure. The certified occupational therapy assistant contributes to this process by exchanging information with and providing documentation to the occupational therapist about the patient's responses to and communications during intervention. Responsible for being knowledgeable about the patient's targeted occupational therapy outcomes and for providing information and documentation related to outcome achievement. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization. As needed, performs other related duties as requested.
No weekends or holidays
Lots of variety in duties and caseload
Paid Continuing Education in addition to other full-time benefits
Must be an Iowa- licensed COTA
Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.
Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state(s) of practice.
Must also be certified as an Occupational Therapy Assistant through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Conforms to the supervision and licensing standards of the state(s) where services are provided.
When applicable, may require valid driver's license.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment.
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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-26705