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Occupational Therapy Assistant COTA - Home Health

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Occupational Therapy Assistant COTA - Home Health for a 0.8 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 174072

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of an Occupational Therapist, the COTA assists in carrying out the treatment plan for patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric with musculo-skeletal, neurological, and/or medical diagnoses.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Treat assigned patients following an established treatment plan and goals as established by an Occupational Therapist.  Completes patient treatment according to plan of care, modifies plan to meet patients needs within established goals.
  • Maintains appropriate clinical & billing records
  • Assists in the orientation/training of new caregivers.
  • Makes recommendations relative to the acquisition of new equipment & environment of care needs.
  • Coordinates patient care activities with other members of the healthcare team
  • Actively participates in interdisciplinary patient care rounds.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise noted)

EDUCATION:

Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapist Assistant program.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • No experience required.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
  • Certified, Registered, or Licensed by state as required performing clinical duties as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment

 

PHSW PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.  Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

 

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Vancouver, MacArthur (155)
Job Category:  Rehab Therapies 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.8
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $24.77, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - Washington

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Vancouver || Rehab Therapies || Occupational Therapy || Part Time || CARE CONTINUUM SVCS


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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