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Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Medford
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - Home Health Services (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Medford Medical Center.

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We are seeking a Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - Home Health Services that will be under the supervision of the occupational therapist, will provide skilled occupational therapy to patients/clients with a wide variety of diagnoses and disabilities in a home setting in accordance with a physicians plan of treatment, taking into account individual patients special physical or age-related needs. Assesses needs and provides COTA plan for services and direct treatment. The COTA functions as a member of the inter-disciplinary team.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Implement the occupational therapy treatment plan, regularly consulting with the Occupational Therapist regarding patient status and program through discharge
  • Modify and progresses the program in response to changing patient needs.
  • Provide safe and effective treatment procedures as appropriate for the patient/client age, condition, and diagnosis
  • Instruct patient/client and caregivers to assist in achieving treatment goals.
  • Terminate treatment as appropriate in relation to age/condition/diagnosis and functional performance/outcome expectations.

  • Communicate frequently and effectively in the professional environment with patients, caregivers, and others
  • Provide and maintain accurate, thorough, legible and timely patient related documentation, handwritten and/or computerized, in accordance with department policy and procedure.
  • Communicate frequently and effectively with others involved in the patient/client care regarding scheduling, treatment plans, progress and discharge planning

  • Demonstrate professional behavior and pursues professional development.
  • Maintain and enhances personal expertise through appropriate professional educational experiences
  • Maintain required hospital and department competency in environment of care, age-related care, CPR and other required system trainings
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to adjust daily schedule to meet service area demands and complete workload
  • Perform duties in compliance with departmental policies, procedures, timeliness, and productivity standards

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy assistant program
  • Coursework/Training - May require specialized OTA training to meet a particular department need -OR- equivalent educ/experience
  • Current Occupational Therapy Assistant licensure is required.
  • Current BLS (American Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider) within thirty (30) days of hire

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Medford , Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), Other , Medford, Oregon

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