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COTA (Weekends)

Company: Cobalt Rehabilitation El Paso
Location: El Paso
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Description:Job purposePerforms component of occupational therapy procedures and related tasks under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist and in accordance with practices of occupational therapy. Patient population ranges in age from 18 years to geriatric experiencing rehabilitation diagnosis/conditions and/or conditions requiring rehabilitation. Assist patients in achieving his/her maximum functional performance while learning to live within his/her capabilities. Record patient's responses to treatment and report treatment outcomes to the Occupational Therapist.Duties and responsibilities

  • Perform components of occupational therapy procedures and related tasks as selected by supervising Occupational Therapist: Therapeutic activities with patients who are limited by physical injury or illness, psychosocial dysfunctions, developmental or learning disability or the aging process.
  • Observe patient's responses to therapy, evaluate and report outcomes to supervising OT or members of the interdisciplinary team. Document outcomes in medical record.
  • Maintain clean and safe environment and equipment. Prepare patient and/or room for treatments and therapy. Transport and transfer patient in a safe manner.
  • Measuring, fitting, and placing orthotics, as directed by supervising OT. Educating patient and/or family on application and need for orthotic.
  • Participate in patient care tasks; bathing, feeding, transporting; as needed.
  • Perform clerical duties such as answering phones, taking messages, taking inventory, ordering supplies and completing forms.
  • Remain current with literature related to departments for which responsible and maintain an updated methodology, tools, manuals and criteria as necessary and appropriate. Attend all required hospital meetings.
  • Educates the patient/family in use of equipment and home therapy programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.. Requirements:Qualifications
    • Ability to project a Professional Image.
    • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
    • Knowledge and experience in the needs of patients ranging in age from 18 to geriatric.
    • Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations.
    • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills; excellent writing and speaking skills
    • Graduation of a school for Occupational Therapy Assistant program
    • Associate's Degree, preferred
    • A minimum of two (2) years' experience in an Acute Inpatient Hospital setting, preferred.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
      • Occupational Therapy Assistant licensure, in good standing, by the state of work.
      • Must maintain current BLS certification throughout employment.Physical requirements
        • Ability to continuously stand, walk, talk, hear and feel.
        • Ability to frequently sit, push/pull, lift and reach.
        • Ability to occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and smell.

Keywords: Cobalt Rehabilitation El Paso, El Paso , COTA (Weekends), Other , El Paso, Texas

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