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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Department: Occupation Therapy
Schedule: Contingent
Shift: Days
Hours: 0800 - 1400
Contact Information: Contact: Marilyn Record
Tel: 989-731-2493
Job Details: - BLS
- Cert Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)
- Customer service skills are required
Interprets and implements specific Occupational Therapy treatment programs as directed by the Occupational Therapist. Completes related administrative and clerical duties as required to deliver quality patient-centered care. Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required include: 1.Knowledge of the use of appropriate modalities and techniques to assist in the recovery and rehabilitation of patients with physical disabilities at a level normally acquired through successful completion of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program. 2.BCLS certification within 90 days of start date. 3.Ability to utilize a variety of therapeutic frames of reference and approaches to assist patients in achieving treatment goals. 4.Ability to properly use equipment necessary to provide appropriate treatment modalities. 5.Ability to lift and maneuver equipment; ability to position and transfer patients using assistive devices and proper body mechanics. 6.Ability to provide care for patients in the following age groups: Infant - Birth to 1 year; Child - 2 to 12 years; Adolescent - 13 to 18 years; Adult - 19 to 65 years; Geriatric - over 65 years.