Georgia Employer CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT / CREST in Atlanta, Georgia
Grady Health System offers many career paths for Rehabilitation Therapy. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding position at Grady!SUMMARYPractices as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) within the scope of care defined in the Georgia Occupational Therapy Act. Under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist, the COTA will be responsible for carrying out a comprehensive program of occupational therapy for patients/residents; for providing individual/group treatments; for participating in patient and interdisciplinary team conferences; for assisting other staff in the efficient operation of the Rehab Therapy Department; for maintaining timely and effective communication with the Occupational Therapist; for accurate documentation in the medical record; assuring a continuum of care within a hospital, ambulatory clinic, long term care facility and /or community based environment. The COTA maintains confidentiality in addressing matters pertaining to residents care, services, and human resources.QUALIFICATIONSAssociate Degree of a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant program that is accredited by the NBOTC or the American Occupational Therapy Association; and licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Georgia requiredCPR Certification RequiredPRN staff are required to work a minimum of three (12 hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are based on the needs of the unit(s) and are not guaranteed. (Length of shifts may vary) PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or other units within the department and may also be called when needs arise. PRN staff must be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the department as needed. They are considered the first to float in order to assure safe staffing requirements across the nursing units.Weekend Requirements: One (1) weekend shift per 4- week schedule. (Friday 7pm - Monday 7am)Holiday Requirements: Must work two (2) holidays per year: One major (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's) and one minor (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day or Martin Luther King Day).EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.