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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)


Medical Facility

Why Work Here?

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

Growing Pediatric skilled nursing facility.


Loxahatchee , Florida 33411
West Palm Beach, FL