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Post Date: Apr 02, 2024
Job Type: Therapist
Position Type: Any
Specialty: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Location: New York - Bronx
Job Reference: 306751
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A community services organization in New York City is looking to add a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to join their growing team at one of their group homes on Staten Island.

About the Opportunity:

  • Setting: Article 16 Clinic / Group Homes
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday
  • Hours: 9am to 5pm or 8am to 4pm
  • Patient Population: Adults (Ages 18+)
  • EMR: PrecisionCare


The  Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) will:

  • Review medical records, verify MD’s orders and the Occupational therapist’s assessment prior to implementing OT treatment
  • Communicate with supervisor regarding persons receiving services in the areas of cognitive/perceptual skills, sensor-motor, musculoskeletal status, CNS status, the use of assistive technology and adaptive equipment needs
  • Integrate input from persons receiving services, family, and direct care staff in treatment
  • Write specific, objective, and measurable documentation,
  • Provide training to persons receiving services, families and/or direct care staff in specific supportive programs
  • Participate and attend care plan/team meetings as needed for persons receiving OT services
  • Implement a treatment plan, generated by the OT, including ROM, therapeutic exercise, cognitive/perceptual re-training, ADL, wheelchair mobility, pre-vocational skills, and application of physical agent modalities: hot packs, cold packs, and paraffin
  • Perform other duties, as needed


  • Graduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy school
  • NYS Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) license 
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Wheelchair assessment
  • Experience working with people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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