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COTA - Certified Occupational Therapist
WORCESTER MA 01613
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-90642640

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COTA - Certified Occupational Therapist
COTA - Certified Occupational Therapist
Location
Worcester, MA
Full-Time Regular

Job Description
Job Title: Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)Company DescriptionThe Blaire House of Worcester has a unique mission: We are a 75-bed skilled nursing facility entirely dedicated to Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia patients. We are the only skilled nursing center in Central Massachusetts that dedicates 100 percent of our services to people with these conditions and their families. We believe in providing a home-like environment for our residents.Our passion for ensuring that our seniors retain a fulfilling quality of life while we provide optimal care is second to none. If you share this passion and appreciate the rewarding feeling that comes from knowing you've made a positive impact on the lives of our elderly population and their families, then we would love to hear from you as soon as possible.The Blaire House of Worcester is seeking an energetic Occupational Therapist Assistant to uphold our high standards for senior care!Job SummaryResponsible for directing, modifying and administering occupational therapy modifying of treatment as supervised by the Occupational Therapist. Administers treatments and physical agents as directed by the Occupational Therapist, after the Occupational Therapist has evaluated the patient. The OTA assists with restoration of patient functioning to prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. The OTA participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, organizational safety and fire safety programs. Requirements


+ AA degree from a school or college approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.


+ Holds current certificate as Occupational Therapist Assistant.


+ Current BCLS certification.


Skills


+ Basic computer knowledge.


+ Basic knowledge of physical medicine, occupational therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.


+ Basic knowledge of physical therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same.






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