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School Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Company: Healthpro Heritage
Location: Clovis
Posted on: November 13, 2022

Job Description:

Join our Pediatric School Based Team, and use your passion for Occupational Therapy to help make a difference in a childs life! Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant position available to begin ASAP! Fresno, CA Full Time / 7 Hours daily / 35 hours weekly We value our Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants and their dedication toour missionof making a difference in a childs life. That is why we make it a priority to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Medical, Dental and Vision Short and Long Term Disability Life Insurance 401K Professional Development Continuing Education and more! HealthPRO/Heritage is a national leading provider of highly skilled certified occupational therapy assistants and educators. We hire Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants who share our vision, work diligently, and provide best practices in occupational therapy that will change children's lives for the better. If you are a passionate, talented COTA that wants to help children across the country, then maybe it is time to look at our company.The primary purpose of this School Based Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant position is providing therapeutic treatment of pediatric students in a school setting with the goal of helping them reach their maximum performance potential within an educational model of practice.Looking forward to speaking with you!Nastacia McDaniel, Recruitment Pediatric Division, School TeamCall : 828-900-8203 Email: NMcDaniel@healthpro-heritage.com Responsibilities 1. Provide occupational therapy treatments to residents according to treatment plans developed by the Occupational Therapist. 2. Assist the Occupational Therapist when performing tests, evaluations, and complex treatment procedures. 3. Observe, record and report to the therapist the conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties. 4. Maintain daily records of treatments and document progress notes on residents as directed by the therapist. 5. Assist with admission screening. 6. Assist the therapist in consulting with family members, physicians and other health care professionals, as appropriate. 7. Assist with the care of the occupational therapy department and equipment.8. Assist the Occupational Therapist with in-service programs and other meetings as assigned by the Occupational Therapist. 9. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency. 10. Act in compliance with Heritage Healthcares regulatory and professional standards and guidelines. 11. Attend and participate in, or provide information for rehabilitation team conferences regarding resident progress, problems or needs.12. Adhere to company and facility policies and procedures and participate in facility quality improvement and safety programs. 13. Perform other duties, as assigned. 14. Understand reimbursement by various payers and allocates therapy resources efficiently in accordance with resident goals and outcomes related to discharge destination.15. Demonstrate a knowledge of OBRA regulations, HIPAA, Local Coverage Determination, and third party reimbursement guidelines.16. Support the companys commitment to Compassionate Care; projects a professional image to foster confidence in the rehab. Program.17. Perform duties in an independent manner and recognizes situations where direct supervision is needed; willingly helping others.18. Maintain the expected productivity level that has been discussed and is expected for your position at your particular facility/facilities.Qualifications 1. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.2. Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Occupational Therapist and the policies and procedures of the facility.3. Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods: Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially for prolonged periods of time Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force push or pull force up to 35 lbs. Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object laterally, from position to position-Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently. May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time. -Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces Recruiter : Email Address nmcdaniel@healthpro-heritage.comPandoLogic. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Occupational Therapist Assistantby Jobble

Keywords: Healthpro Heritage, Clovis , School Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), Other , Clovis, California

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