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COTA, Occupational Therapist Assistant

Location : Webster City IA 50595
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 12646
Start Date : 10/09/2013
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Category : Rehab

Job Description :

About Our Client:


Our mission is to provide the highest quality of rehabilitation services to our clients and patients. In the communities we serve, we strive to achieve optimal customer partnerships with cost-effective, responsive operational excellence; supporting them in realizing their goals.



Our passion for the rehabilitation profession is demonstrated in our enthusiasm, optimism, patience, determination, and commitment. The ethical and professional standards we stand by require us to achieve the best possible results for our patients. We assure that our patients and customers will both enjoy and benefit from a highly responsive team of rehabilitation professionals who deliver cost effective, high quality care in an open and proactive relationship. Our people are our most valued asset. We encourage the professional and personal development for all our employees. We strive for optimal teamwork and an environment conducive to dynamic communication and cooperation among all disciplines.


Focusing upon customer, patient and therapist satisfaction continues to help us develop into a company with some of the finest experience and expertise in the industry. Our statewide organization and mission focus gives us the ability to react quickly to customer needs and therapist development. We are large enough to provide a stable relationship, yet small enough to give you honest, true attention.

COTA / Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant


Job Description:


The COTA / Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant assists in the provision of screens, collection of assessment data, and direct treatment to a general rehab caseload under the direction and supervision of the Occupational Therapist.  Participates in the clinical team process.  Provides teaching and training to care giver staff.  Participates in clinical program development. 




May, where allowed by law, supervise the Rehab Tech and/or Rehab Aide.



COTA / Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant




* Conducts resident screens (without interpretation) as directed by the supervising Occupational Therapist.

* Collects assessment data, as part of the evaluation process, as directed by the supervising Occupational Therapist.    

* Under a physician’s order, provides direct treatment to patients/resident as directed by and according to the plan of care outlined by the supervising Occupational Therapist where allowed by law.  Treatment venue includes one-on-one, supervised and group.

* Documents patient/resident progress toward meeting established goals as stated in the treatment plan outlined by the supervising Occupational Therapist.

* Provides training to patients, residents, caregivers and families according to the plan of care outlined by the supervising Occupational Therapist.

* Completes documentation of direct treatment provided within established time frames.

* Abides by applicable state law with regard to maintaining supervision log.

* Prepares treatment materials and assists with other clerical duties as directed by the Occupational Therapist.

* Participates with the Occupational Therapist in research projects, in-service training and public relations programs.

* Participates in quality improvement activities.

* Responsible for service and operational excellence of all assigned activities to ensure the delivery of quality services and/or outcomes required to meet or exceed the expectations of those utilizing or impacted by the department.

* Exhibits courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, residents, families, care givers, visitors, physicians, administrators and co-workers.


Required Qualifications :



1. Must be a graduate from an Accredited COTA / Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant Program.

2. Must possess a current license in practicing state as COTA / Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant.

3. Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance.

4. Must possess strong knowledge regarding state, federal, and local regulations as they pertain to long-term care.

5. Must meet health assessment requirements, including two-stage Mantoux skin test.

6. Must be capable of performing the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

7. Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing and possess sufficient communication skills to perform the tasks required.





  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • CEU Reimbursement

  • AD&D Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • 401(k)

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Referral Bonus Program

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