Occuptional Therapy Assistant, COTA

Job Details

Job Number:
81868

Location:
Tacoma, WA

Entity:
Tacoma General Hospital

Category:
Rehab Therapy

Department:
Acute OT/PT TG

Specialty:
Not Applicable

Employment Type:
On-Call/Per-Diem

Shift:
Variable

Schedule:
as needed, as you are available

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Position Summary:
This COTA works under supervision of an Occupational Therapist; performs occupational therapy treatment procedures, modalities, and occupational training for the purpose of improving functional ability; confers with OT prior to beginning a treatment program regarding goals, plans of treatment, treatment procedures, modalities, and precautions; contacts the supervising OT when direct intervention is needed to change an occupational therapy treatment plan, or when medical problems exist that necessitate attention; provides recommendations for assistive devices and equipment as needed to improve function and independence at home; observes, records, and reports the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient's condition, preparing clinical progress notes in accordance with departmental policy.

Minimum Requirements
One year COTA experience in adult rehabilitative services preferred.

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Licensed as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the State of Washington. Must have current CPR card.

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