Certifed Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - Bronx, New York United States - 20287



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 20287
Title: Certifed Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Job Location: Bronx, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
any
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Direct Hire

Full Time

Riverdale, New York


The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (C.O.T.A.) is a skilled technical worker who performs direct resident care activities under the clinical supervision of the Occupational Therapist.  

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.  

About the Area:

Riverdale is a beautiful residential neighborhood in the northwest portion of the Bronx, a borough in New York City. There are numerous brooks, streams, parks and meadows in the hilly landscape with an original forest. It covers 3 square miles and affording it views of the Empire State Building, G.W. Bridge, Hudson River and N.J. Palisades. Yonkers borders the north while the Hudson River borders the west. There are three top tier private schools: Horace Mann, Riverdale Country and Fieldston that are all members of the Ivy Preparatory School League and two Roman Catholic colleges: College of Mount Saint Vincent and Manhattan College. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Direct Hire

Full Time

Riverdale, New York


The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (C.O.T.A.) is a skilled technical worker who performs direct resident care activities under the clinical supervision of the Occupational Therapist.  

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.  

About the Area:

Riverdale is a beautiful residential neighborhood in the northwest portion of the Bronx, a borough in New York City. There are numerous brooks, streams, parks and meadows in the hilly landscape with an original forest. It covers 3 square miles and affording it views of the Empire State Building, G.W. Bridge, Hudson River and N.J. Palisades. Yonkers borders the north while the Hudson River borders the west. There are three top tier private schools: Horace Mann, Riverdale Country and Fieldston that are all members of the Ivy Preparatory School League and two Roman Catholic colleges: College of Mount Saint Vincent and Manhattan College. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications
1.  Graduate of an approved Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

2.  Current license or eligible for license under statutes in the state of practice.

3.  Prefer experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.

4.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

5.  Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Occupational Therapist and the policies and procedures of the facility.

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