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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Company: Cadia Healthcare
Location: Hyattsville
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Cadia Healthcare is a leading provider of skilled nursing and rehabilitation in your area. Compassion and appreciation are at the heart of who we are. We are currently seeking a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our team!

Cadia rewards its employees for their hard work and dedication to providing the best care possible, with a wide-range of benefits and perks to show we care.

BENEFITS AND PERKS WE OFFER:

Benefits

* Competitive Salary
* Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits for You & Your Family
* 401k Retirement With Company Match
* Company Paid Life Insurance
* Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA)
* Paid Time Off - Vacation, Personal, Sick Days & Paid Holidays
* Short-term Disability and Maternity Leave Options, Personal and Family Medical Leave
* Company provided Life and Long Term Disability Coverage
* Referral Bonuses and More!

Employee Perks Program

* Tickets At Work for Discounted Entertainment Tickets!
* Free and Discounted Employee Meals
* Tuition Reimbursement
* In Facility Training/Inservice Programs
* Employee Assistance Program
* Free Will/Estate Preparation Services
* Optional Legal & Identity Protection Services
* Verizon Wireless Discount
* Costco Membership Discount (DE only)
* Annual $35 Non-Slip Shoe Replacement (DE only)

Position Description

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant will administer screenings and comprehensive evaluations of assigned patients, develop appropriate and skilled plans of care for restoration, adaptation, compensation or maintenance of impairments and disabilities, and promote the highest level of functional mobility, abilities & quality of life. Cadia is dedicated to providing the best care possible and thats where you come in!

* Administer screenings & comprehensive evaluations of assigned patients.
* Complete all essential documentation & forms accurately & efficiently, as required by law & facility regulations, related to the screening & evaluation of a patient, including, but not limited to, physician orders, evaluation, care plan, etc.
* Assist in administering standardized tests/measures (ACL, Barthel Index, Functional Reach Test, Function in Sitting Test, etc.) for each evaluation, and periodically (at least monthly, and upon planned discharge) for regulatory and documentation compliance. Adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
* Assist with OT services for patients with dementia, including ACL, activities to address attention span, concentration, direction following, sequencing, memory, complex ADL cognitive tasks, etc.
* Assist with OT services for patients with visual & perceptual disturbances, interfering with daily function.
* Test and measure patients pain, strength, range of motion, motor abilities, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory/circulatory efficiency & record findings to develop or revise treatment programs.

Qualifications

* Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an Occupational Therapist Assistant in this state.
* Must have current and up to date CPR certification.

Keywords: Cadia Healthcare, Silver Spring , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), Healthcare , Hyattsville, Maryland

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