Functioning within the Health System’s mission, values, objectives, procedures and policies, the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) is a highly trained and skilled technical worker who administers physical modalities and procedures and related duties as assigned by the Licensed Occupational Therapist. The plan of care is carried out by the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant under the direction of the Occupational Therapist per State of OhioLaws and Rules Regulating the Practice of Occupational TherapyChapter4755. of the Ohio Revised Code; Chapters 4755-1 to 4755-9 of the Ohio Administrative Code. will demonstrate professional conductthat is consistent with the Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Certified Occupational Therapist Assistantof the American Occupational Therapy Association. The COTA will be required to assist in other areas as assigned that may include Acute Care, Rehabilitation Unit, Transitional Care Unit, Home Health Care, Pediatrics, LMHS Outpatient, and the Wellness Center..
Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of the American Occupational Therapy Association
Licensure/Certification: must be licensed or eligible for licensure with the Occupational Therapy Board of Ohio in accordance with The State of OhioLaws and Rules Regulating the Practice of Occupational Therapy Chapter 4755. of the Ohio Revised Code; Chapters 4755-1 to 4755-9 of the Ohio Administrative Code. Occupational Therapy Association membership is encouraged for this position
Experience: No previous experience required however, 1-2 years clinical experience recommended
Skills: Communication, initiative, listening, overall general knowledge of PT/OT/ST as a profession, leadership and timeliness are all important skills required to perform this job. Typing and basic computer skills, public speaking skills, and the ability to multi-task are also required. There is a possible exposure to animals.
8 hour shifts