Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Phoenix Physical Therapy has been focused on supporting our communities with local outpatient clinics for more than 20 years. We provide patients with physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training and massage therapy services in a welcoming environment. Our experienced clinicians are committed to delivering a great patient care experience from beginning to end. At Phoenix, we help our patients Recover, Recharge & Rise.
The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) assists occupational therapists with planning and conducting programs to help patients in regaining physical and mental stability.
- Reviews medical history of patients and assists in developing personalized plans to improve the health and wellness of individuals.
- Assists in the assessment of a patient's mental or physical condition.
- Evaluates and reports patient's reactions to the program and initiates changes accordingly.
- Emphasizes improving the daily quality of life for patients through analyzing their home and or work environment and providing recommendations for accommodating these areas.
- Follows treatment plan developed in collaboration with occupational therapist by teaching techniques.
- Provides education to family members and or employer on matters of accommodations and program progress.
- Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
- Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Education / Training:
- Graduate of an accredited program approved by The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)Therapy Association (AOTA) with Associates Degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant
- Must be a Licensed/Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, issued by the State Board of Occupational Therapy.
- CPR certification required.
- Customer/client orientation.
- Detail oriented and Attentive.
- Ability to lift/move heavy objects.
- Ability to stand for long periods of time.
- Varied activities including sitting, walking, squatting, stooping, lifting, bending, reaching.
- Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and to lift 100 pounds.
***Phoenix Physical Therapy is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
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