COTA, Occupational Therapy Assistant

US-CO-Colorado Springs
1 week ago
Position ID
2017-19404
Category
Occupational Therapy
80918

Overview

BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, COTA for a per diem opportunity performing home care community visits for our office in Colorado Springs, CO.   Prior home care experience preferred, but not required.

As a home care COTA, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides rehabilitative care and skilled nursing to clients, affording them the opportunity to receive the medical care required to remain at home.

 

Responsibilities

As a COTA you will:

 

  • Make home visits to clients in designated geographic territories.
  • Carry out treatment plans as prepared by the Occupational Therapist, including functional status, muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills and ADL and IADL performance.
  • Work collaboratively with the OT to assess cognitive, psychological and motor aspects of performance and develop individualized intervention plans to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Evaluate home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living.
  • Identify equipment needs and environmental adaptations resulting in enhanced outcomes for clients.
  • Educate and instruct patients, family members, or other patient representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety and independent living.
  • Accurately document observations, interventions and evaluations pertaining to patient care management and services provided, utilizing a touch pad tablet.

Qualifications

  • Current certification as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in Colorado.
  • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, preferably in an acute, rehab, home health or skilled nursing facility setting.
  • A graduate of an occupational therapy assistant program.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and problem solving skills.
  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

 BAYADA believes that our employees are our greatest asset:

  • Enjoy being part of a team that cares and a company that believes in leading with our values.
  • Develop your skills with training and scholarship opportunities.
  • Advance your career with specially designed career tracks.
  • Be recognized and rewarded for your compassion, excellence, and reliability.

 

 

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Posted Date

9/12/2017

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