HH Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) PRN

TheraCare Home Health - Houston - Spring, TX

Part-time

Job Summary:
A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant provides coordinated occupational therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of occupational therapy assistant with an Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current Texas State License as an Occupational Therapist.
  • One year experience as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant.
  • Therapy skills as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and other regulatory agencies.
  • Good Interpersonal skills.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Valid drivers license and current auto liability insurance.

Essential Functions:

  • Administers the occupational therapy treatment plan as developed by the OTR.
  • Facilities patients ROM, strength coordination, use of adaptive equipment and environmental modifications functional mobility and safety issues as related to patients ADL performance needs under supervision of the OTR.
  • Applies concepts of infection control and universal precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
  • Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills.
  • Meets mandatory continuing education requirements.
  • Promotes compliance with all fiscal intermediary and/or other third party payors, through education, coaching, and other assistance as necessary.
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.

Job Type: Part-time

License:

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (Required)
  • Driver's License (Required)