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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - PRN

Company: Cadia Healthcare
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Cadia Healthcare is looking for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our team! We can meet with you via ZOOM, FaceTime, Skype, by telephone or in person!

What We Offer:

We care about our staff and provide excellent benefits and employee perks:

Benefits:

* Medical, Dental and Vision Health Benefits
* Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Time Off & Paid Holidays
* Company Paid Life Insurance
* 401K Plan with Company Match

Employee Perks:

* Tuition Reimbursement
* Discounted Employee Meals
* Tickets at Work for Discounted Entertainment Tickets!
* Verizon Wireless Discount
* Costco Membership Discount
* Annual $35 Non-Slip Shoe Replacement
* Employee Assistance Program
* Free Will/Estate Preparation Services
* Free/Discounted Legal Services Program
* In Facility Training/Inservice Programs

If you are looking to work for a company that cares about its patients, its staff and provides a wonderful environment to do your best work, please apply today!

Responsibilities:

* Complete all essential documentation and forms related to the treatment services provided to a patient
* Assist the Occupational Therapist in the test and measure of patients strength, ROM, ADL performance, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency, and record findings.
* Administer objective tests/assessments at various stages for regulatory and documentation compliance and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
* Use a range of technique, exercises, activities to strengthen muscles, improve independence and safety with ADLs, fine/gross motor coordination, functional transfers/mobility, homemaking/meal preparation, etc.
* Instruct, motivate, and assist patients to perform various physical activities such as non manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, daily living activities, and in use of assistant and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes and prostheses.
* Educate patients, their families/caregivers on the residents progress to ensure a healthy lifestyle and to prevent injury and disability.

Qualifications:

* Must possess Delaware state issued certificate as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.
* Must possess at least 1 year of experience as an occupational therapy assistant with exposure to patients of varying age groups in different health care settings.
* Must be recognized by the NBCOT as a designated COTA (if state mandated)
* Experience implementing infection control practices and procedures is preferred
* Previous experience using Rehab Optima is preferred.

Who We Are:

Compassion and appreciation are at the heart of who we are. We act as an advocate for the patient but also for our employees. At Cadia Healthcare, we have built an environment where new ideas are encouraged. Our company culture is built on being supportive, working as a team and reaching our goals. Cadia is excited to have you continue your career with us!

What You Will Do:

As the COTA, 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 Healthcare is dedicated to providing the best care possible and thats where you come in. We want you to join our team!

Keywords: Cadia Healthcare, Silver Spring , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - PRN, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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