Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - Utica, New York United States - 44377



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44377
Title: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Job Location: Utica, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Great Benefits Package
  • Professional Growth & Stability
  • Innovative Training Programs

About the area: Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York. A unique city with sprawling parks and playgrounds, and convenient shopping. Available housing includes everything from wonderful old 19th century Victorians, to condominiums, to the house of your choice in a variety of new developments. Oneida and neighboring communities offer excellent school systems with records of academic excellence and student success. The city also boasts a progressive library, and many other easily accessible services. Oneida is equidistant between Syracuse to its west and Utica to its east, with beautiful Oneida Lake just 5 miles north. Finger Lakes wine country and the majestic Adirondack mountains are easy day trips, with Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia and New York City all within a 5 hour drive. Syracuse University sports are a major source of regional pride and excitement and two world class shopping and entertainment destination - Turning Stone Casino and Destiny USA - are just minutes away.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) opening:

Full-time, Permanent, Direct Hire

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Great Benefits Package
  • Professional Growth & Stability
  • Innovative Training Programs

Location: Utica, NY

Duties Include:

  • Work in collaboration with the OT to establish a rehabilitation plan.
  • Follow guidance of OTR/L in selecting therapy activities to fit Residents' needs and capabilities.
  • Assist Residents in carrying out daily activities.
  • Monitor Residents' performance in therapy activities, providing encouragement.
  • Teach Residents how to use special equipment to assist with daily function.
  • Supervise Residents’ activities to ensure they are done properly.
  • Report the Resident’s progress to the OTR/L.
  • Responsibly and accurately document treatments and outcomes in rehab software.

Requirements Include:

  • Graduate of an accredited OTA Program.
  • Current New York State OTA License.
  • Experience in long-term care setting a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited OTA Program.
  • Current New York State OTA License.

Education:
University - Associate's Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years

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