COTA (Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant)
Company: Sigma Inc
Posted on: August 7, 2022
(phone number removed) - COTA (Certified Occupational Therapy
Assistant) - Matawan, NJ - 13 Weeks Contract
Sigma Healthcare team is looking for an Occupational Therapy
Assistant who will provide Occupational Therapy and related
services for patients under the direction of a licensed
Occupational Therapist (OT) while maintaining positive levels of
interaction with facilities and clients in accordance with the
principles and practices of occupational therapy.
Shift Information: Mon-Fri, Days
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the licensed occupational therapist,
optimize the functional abilities and skills of patients in
facilities by assisting in screening and providing input to initial
evaluation of all patients as appropriate
Provide direct supervision to rehab techs in tasks during group and
individual treatment in a manner that promotes appropriate
utilization of resources and enhances quality of patient in
accordance with state practice acts, federal regulations.
Enhance clinical expertise, professional and management skills
through interaction with managers, therapists and other
professional staff, self-study, and other continuing education
Maintain valid state license (where appropriate). Maintain
awareness of issues related to the profession of occupational
therapy and the health care environment.
Understands various relevant payment models related to billing and
treatment guidelines, as well as clinically appropriate means/modes
of delivery. Provide quality care as well as reasonable goals and
outcomes within the guidelines.
Be compliant with infection control procedures and environmental
safety protocol within a facility.
Must be able to travel between facilities during scheduled
Must be able to work varying hours and shifts, including weekends
and holidays. Attends all mandatory meetings, trainings, and
assignments as delegated.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Prior to beginning patient care, a peer OT must complete a
Graduate of an ACOTE accredited school of occupational therapy.
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel,
Power Point, etc.) Basic Internet navigation skills
Valid Occupational Therapist Assistant state license (where
SNF experience highly preferred
Rehab Optima experience preferred
Keywords: Sigma Inc, New York , COTA (Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant), Healthcare , Matawan, New York
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