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COTA- Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant- ACUTE

Tri-State Rehabilitation
412-229-1533 (Main Phone)
Acute Care
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

Tri-State Rehabilitation is seeking Full-time/Permanent, Contract, and Part-time Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants to work in an Acute Care setting.

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants work under the direction of the Licensed/Certified Occupational Therapist in administering treatments to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease, or physical disability. The goal is to assist patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.

Job Responsibilities
• Assists in screening and initial evaluation of all patients.
• Implements treatment for all assigned patents; delivering treatment according to the established treatment plan.
• Contributes to department productivity through effective time management of treatment and documentation.
• Provides leadership skills sufficient to effectively direct and supervise the activities aides and students in delivering quality care to patients.
• Consistently reviews and modifies goals with the patient and Occupational Therapist.
• Identifies and prioritizes issues accurately. Develops courses of action with input of therapist. Effectively executes action plans.
• Accurately instructs the patient/caregiver in all equipment use.
• Keeps Occupational Therapist and Rehab Manager informed in a timely manner.
• Performs and prioritizes multiple functions or tasks to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient need and scheduling.
• Prepares and submits legible, relevant and sufficient documentation - whether written or electronic - of treatment and skilled intervention provided, as well as report of a patient’s progress toward goals in accordance with professional standards of practice, policy and procedures, and other requirements.
• Participates in staff conferences and committees as necessary.
• Provides in-service education as requested by the Therapists, Director or Rehab Manager.
• Participates in quality and performance improvement measures
• Complete other assignments as requested and assigned.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
• Must be a graduate of an accredited and approved Occupational Therapy Assistant educational program.
• Must have a valid state license to practice as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.
• Current Driver's License and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle.
• Current CPR certification required.

Tri-State Rehabilitation
Tri-State Rehabilitation is a provider of staff for Acute care patients, who provide quality, cost-effective health care to patients within a hospital setting. In addition to Acute Care, Tri-State’s Clients provide a comprehensive array of healthcare services. Our staff also provides home health care as well as long-term and/or out-patient care in hospitals, clinics, and LTC organizations for their facility-based clients. We offer Flexibility, Independence, One-on-one setting and Opportunity for creative, individualized care.

Competitive Pay and Excellent Benefits
At Tri-State, we offer an opportunity to be part of something that’s more than just a job. We know that our employees work hard, so we offer an excellent and competitive salary and benefits package as well as career flexibility.

Benefits include:
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Cancer/Critical Illness insurance
• Life insurance
• 401(K) retirement plan
• Flexible spending accounts
• Loyalty Bonuses
• Holiday pay
• Voluntary term life insurance
• Supplemental Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
• Short and long-term disability insurance
• Disability gap insurance
• Accident insurance
• MedSupport insurance
• Employee Assistance Plan
• Continuing Education Reimbursement

Tri-State Rehabilitation is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Len at 412-229-1533 or
Visit our website to learn more: www.tri-staterehab.com