Rehab - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) PRN Days

Coffeyville Regional Medical Center - Coffeyville, KS

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) works under the direction of an Occupational Therapist to administer therapy treatments and procedures to help patients recover, develop or improve skills needed for daily living and working.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Collect, assess and record required patient information such as medical history
  • Implement treatment plans and help patients perform therapeutic activities
  • Instruct patients and their families in the skills and techniques of a treatment program
  • Monitor patients’ performance and provide encouragement
  • Document patient progress, attitudes and behavior
  • Maintain accurate patient treatment records
  • Maintain the work area and equipment; order supplies
  • Attend meetings to review treatments and patient progress
  • Maintain professional knowledge and technical progress to provide best treatments available
  • Comply with federal, state and local certification requirements
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information according to HIPAA and company policy

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) assumes other responsibilities as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Analytical ability to apply criteria and evaluate information to make decisions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; and excellent interpersonal skills in teaming with patients, medical staff and the public
  • Detail oriented with proven ability to multitask
  • Professional appearance and ease in developing rapport with others
  • Accurate clinical assessment skills regarding patient medical conditions
  • Ability and willingness to accurately and appropriately document patient care notes in a timely manner in accordance with billing and regulatory requirements
  • Computer skills including MSOffice, Outlook, Meditech

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant degree program certified by Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) or American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), required
  • Current Kansas Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Certification, required
  • Current BLS Certification, required
    • 1-2 years’ experience in an acute or clinical setting, preferred


Posted On: Monday, February 28, 2022

Tagged: Support Days PRN Rehab


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