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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company: Riverside Health System
Location: Mathews
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Riverside's Lifelong Health facilities in Saluda and Mathews have exciting PRN and Part Time COTA Opportunities - come and join our team!OverviewOccupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) carries out an individualized program for patient with acute and chronic health conditions to maximize their quality of life and achieve their functional goals. Maintains a positive working relationship with other health professionals and ancillary staff.What you will do Follows the plan of care and performs COTA procedures as allowed by referral to aid in restoring function, improving mobility, relieving pain, and preventing or limiting permanent physical disabilities. Perform services planned, delegated and supervised by the Therapist. Prepares treatment areas to include setting up equipment. Cleans treatment areas and equipment. Assists and participates in the training and support of all team members, volunteers and students. Records patients' progress and reports the results of each treatment to the Occupational Therapist. Assists in the evaluation of patients' daily living skills and capacities to determine extent of abilities and limitations. Assesses patients' needs and status by analyzing evaluated data and interprets information, identifying age-specific needs and proving care accordingly. Provides patient education on interventions.QualificationsEducation Associates Degree, Occupational Therapy Assistant (Required) Program Graduate, Occupational Therapy Assistant (Required)Experience 1 year Occupational Therapy (Preferred)Licenses and Certifications Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Inc (NBCOT) (Required) CPR/BLS Certification - American Heart Association/American Red Cross/American Safety and Health Institute (AHA/ARC) (Required) Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Inc (NBCOT) (Required)To learn more about being a team member with Riverside Health System visit us at Benefits: 401(k) Professional development assistanceHealthcare setting: Assisted living facility Skilled nursing facilityMedical specialties: GeriatricsSchedule: Day shift Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate: Mathews, VA: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: Riverside Health System, Hampton , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Mathews, Virginia

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