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life care Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) in Coos Bay, Oregon

Residents of Coos Bay enjoy an outstanding quality of life from the many educational opportunities in the area to state-of-the-art medical facilities. Numerous outdoor activities are just minutes away - the Pacific Ocean and Coos Bay, the Coos River and other coastal rivers, Elliot State Forest and a world-class golf resort. Coos Bay is truly a town for those who enjoy all nature has to offer. PART-TIME COTA POSITION 2 TO 3 DAYS/WEEK: Position Summary: The COTA Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant provides direct rehab care in occupational therapy to patients upon physician referral under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist (OT) in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards. Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: * Must be NBCOT certified upon hire, but renewal is optional going forward * Must be a graduate of an accredited program in occupational therapy (ASOT) * Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment. * One (1) year experience in post acute care or related setting preferred * Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment. Specific Job Requirements: * Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate * Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e mail * Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs * Must demonstrate good body mechanics at all times * Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action * Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility * Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department * Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information * Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions: * Must be able to follow occupational treatment plans for patients under the direction of the supervising OT * Must be able to chart appropriately and timely * Must be able to utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately * Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients * Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients * Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance * Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team * Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours * Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language An Equal Opportunity Employer

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