Therapist / Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant / New York / Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Job




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Post Date: Jun 12, 2024
Job Type: Therapist
Position Type: Any
Specialty: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Location: New York - Ardsley On Hudson
Job Reference: 307148
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Description

A comprehensive multi-services organization in New York is currently seeking a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to join one of their growing facilities in Westchester County.

About the Opportunity:

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

Responsibilities:

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) will:
  • Review medical records and 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, etc.
  • Confer with Physician and other Healthcare Practitioners to obtain additional information on persons receiving services
  • Write specific, objective, and measurable documentation, which is outcome oriented and details the persons receiving service’s needs, potential to benefit from treatment, and progress achieved to date
  • 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, including ROM, therapeutic exercise, cognitive/perceptual re-training, ADL, wheelchair mobility, pre-vocational skills, and application of physical agent modalities
  • Handle other duties, as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant school
  • NYS Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) license
  • Knowledge in the use of mobility devices and therapeutic exercises
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with wheelchair assessment
  • Experience working with people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities



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