CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT (PRN)
Job Type: Part-time
Location: The Courtyard of Natchitoches
Responsible for directing, modifying and administering occupational therapy modalities of treatment as supervised by the Occupational Therapist. Administers treatments and physical agents as directed by the Occupational Therapist, after the Occupational Therapist has evaluated the patient. The C.O.T.A. assists with restoration of patient functioning to prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. The C.O.T.A. participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs.
Required Education and Experience
1. Degree from a school or college approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association required.
2. Current certificate as Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant required.
3. Current BCLS certification required.