Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant / Travel / Per Diem

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Friday, January 20th, 2017

Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Marysville, CA
Posted 5 years ago

Marysville, Ca

Position:  Skilled nursing facility in Marysville, CA seeking a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant for a 13 week assignment with an option to extend.

Your specific duties as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant may include:

  • Provides patient care as an Occupational Therapy Assistant to patients in assigned facility (or facilities).
  • Assists in the assessment, treatment, and implementation of patient care in accordance with the State Practice Act specific to the state in which the assignment is located.
  • Assist patients under direction of an Occupational Therapist to maximize their potential in activities of daily living including areas of self‐care, meal time skills, and manipulation skills
  • Performs routine occupational therapy care to assigned patients
  • Carries out observations and assists OT in administering formal evaluations
  • Maintains written reports and records on interventions
  • Constructs adaptive equipment, self‐help devices as recommended by OT
  • Assists OT to instruct and educate patients and families
  • Participates in educational programs as requested
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required
  • Properly and accurately documents/charts observations and other data related to the clinical condition of the patient

Applicants living out of the area and looking for travel assignments will be considered. 

 Requirements: As a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, you must be a dependable and empathetic individual with the ability to develop and implement functionally based treatment plans. You must also be flexible and adaptable in working with a wide range of people in a variety of environments. It is also important that you have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as a talent for motivating patients, family members and team members to achieve patient goals.

Specific qualifications for the Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy assistant curriculum
  • Active Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant license in designated state
  • Prefer 1 year of experience
  • Experience in a variety of settings a plus
  • Proven experience in the treatment and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.
  • Additional specialized certifications a plus

CORE Rehab Staffing started in 2005 with two Physical Therapists who had a passion to utilize their skills to make a difference in people’s lives. Our company specializes in matching quality therapists with Travel, Per-Diem and long-term contracts around the country. At CORE Rehab Staffing no one is an empty name and number, everyone is a critical part of our team, and integral to our mission of providing exceptional patient care.

For more information contact Denise Miller at (888) 527-1740 x102

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