Occupational Therapy Assistant

Job description:

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – COTA:

  • We are actively seeking COTA candidates for a premier facility that provides long term care health to its residents/patients.
  • Full-time.
  • Direct Hire.
  • New Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Grads Welcome.
  • JOB PERKS:
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Excellent Benefits Package.
  • Professional Growth & Stability.
  • Innovative Training Programs.
  • Location: Rochester, NY

Duties Include:

  • Work in collaboration with the OT to establish a rehabilitation plan.
  • Follow guidance of OTR/L in selecting therapy activities to fit Residents’ needs and capabilities.
  • Assist Residents in carrying out daily activities.
  • Monitor Residents’ performance in therapy activities, providing encouragement.
  • Teach Residents how to use special equipment to assist with daily function.
  • Supervise Residents activities to ensure they are done properly.
  • Report the Residents progress to the OTR/L.
  • Responsibly and accurately document treatments and outcomes in rehab software.

Requirements Include:

  • Graduate of an accredited OTA Program.
  • Current New York State OTA License.
  • Experience in long-term care setting a plus.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited OTA Program.
  • Current New York State OTA License.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

  • About the area: Explore a world of art, theater, music, photography, history, nature and play in Rochester, New York. From standing in the parlor where Susan B. Anthony was arrested to listening to great jazz on the streets. Rochester is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario and sits at the center of the historic Erie Canal. Only a 90-minutedrive to Niagara Falls, 1.5 hours to the Finger Lakes wine country and 6 hours to New York City. World class events such as the International Jazz Festival and the Highland Park Lilac Festival, PGA and LPGA championships, etc. attract nearly two million visitors each year. The George Eastman Museum, the National Museum of Play at the Strong and the National Toy Hall of fame are popular with all ages. This beautiful area abounds with state and local parks which offer summer and winter sports, camping, etc.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : $ 55000

Salary Max : $ 65000

Currency Type : USD