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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant- Pediatrics

Medical Facility West Palm Beach, FL
  • Expired: 18 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Growing Medical facility in West Palm Beach, Florida is seeking a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with Pediatric experience to join our West Palm Beach team. Must be energetic and have a passion for kids! This is a part-time position, 15-20 hrs, Monday- Friday.

The primary role of the Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) is to evaluate and treat children referred by a physician following their recommendations and the use of standardized and non-standardized assessment tools while following the insurance requirements (if applicable) for evaluation. Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant’s will be compensated per individual treatment.

Tasks: The following functions describe the essential duties of this role. Individuals in this role may not perform all of these duties, or may perform additional, related duties not listed here.

· Evaluation and Re-Evaluation

o Manages the evaluation process after receiving the referral from central scheduling and follows the doctor’s prescription

o Collaborate with Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR) to interpret test results and data to determine a evidence-based intervention plan

o Determine frequency for intervention based upon referral, doctor prescription, OT evaluation and individual insurance guidelines

o Document paperwork within company timeline

· Intervention

o Applies evaluation results into individually designed evidence-based intervention program

o Follows the intervention plan based on plan of care frequency and duration

o Maintain daily progress notes as required by company policy

o Asses the patient’s condition and reports significant changes

AHCA Requirements:

  • Minimum skills: Occupational Therapy Assistant graduate with appropriate Level II experience
  • Associate Degree
  • NBCOTA certification
  • Florida license
  • Medicaid #

Prerequisite Skills: Candidates for this position will have:

· Knowledge and skill in utilizing MS Office Suite

· Ability to demonstrate and provide examples of continuous personal development and improvement in each of the essential functions listed in the section below

· Ability to work within a cohesive, successful team

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Demonstrate competency in necessary clinical skills

· Ability to maintain client/patient confidentiality in accordance with Florida Law and the Health Insurance Portability Act (HIPPA)

EOE/M/F/D/V

Medical Facility

Why Work Here?

Growing company with career advancement opportunity, fun working with children!

Growing Pediatric skilled nursing facility.

Address

Loxahatchee , Florida 33411
West Palm Beach, FL
USA