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Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) PRN

Company: Wathena Healthcare & Rehab Center
Location: Wathena
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

OTA SUMMARYA occupational therapist assistant (OTA) works under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist to assist with a patient's treatment program in accordance with federal guidelines and state practice acts.OTA ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts resident screens (without interpretation) as allowed by state practice act.
  • Helps residents with rehabilitative activities and exercises outlined in a treatment plan developed in collaboration with an occupational therapist.
  • Monitors an individual's activities to make sure they are performed correctly and to provide encouragement.
  • Records resident's progress for use by the occupational therapist
  • May assist in scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, restocking or ordering depleted supplies, and filling out insurance forms or other paperwork.
  • Provides training to residents, caregivers and families according to the resident's care plan.
  • Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.OTA ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS
    • Associates Degree from a AOTA accredited program
    • Licensed COTA if required by state lawOTA OTHER REQUIREMENTS
      • Participates in (or conducts) company-sponsored training to safeguard against improper use and disclosure of resident's protected health information.
      • Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures and state and federal law.
      • By his / her signature below, employee agrees to adhere to and oversee communication of privacy guidelines relative to the confidentiality of residents' protected health information.OTA BENEFITS
        • 401K (Matching up to 2%)
        • Annual Performance Evaluations
        • Perfect Attendance Bonus
        • Retention Bonus
        • Paid Time Off
        • Health Insurance
        • Dental Insurance
        • Vision Insurance
        • Disability Insurance
        • Life Insurance
        • Electronic Documentation
        • Employee Appreciation Events

Keywords: Wathena Healthcare & Rehab Center, Saint Joseph , Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) PRN, Healthcare , Wathena, Missouri

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