Sanford Health

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Location
Sheldon, Iowa
Salary
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Posted
Sep 23, 2020
Ref
26705
Industry
Healthcare
Job Type
Long-Term

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Facility: Sheldon Medical Center

Location: Sheldon, IA

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

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.

Department Details

Daytime hours
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

Qualifications

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.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Job Function: Allied Health

Req Number: R-26705

Featured: No

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