Website Best Home Healthcare Network
A new part-time role Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant is available in Chicago, IL 60605 (Near South Side area). Highly motivated candidates are encouraged to apply. Please check full job details offered by Best Home Healthcare Network below.
Job: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Company: Best Home Healthcare Network
Location: Chicago, IL 60605 (Near South Side area)
A Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) administers occupational therapy to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Occupational Therapist and Therapy Supervisor.
A person who meets the requirements for certification as an Occupational Therapy Assistant established by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTO).
Certification is maintained by the AOTA.
Currently certified in the state(s) in which practicing.
Two (2) years experience, preferred.
Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.
Improves or minimizes residual physical disabilities of the patient.
Returns the individual to optimum and productive level within the patient’s capabilities.
Participates with all other health care personnel in patient care planning.
Performs all skilled procedures as ordered by physician and according to the plan of care established by the OT.
Consults with OT regarding change in treatment.
Instructs patients and family members in home programs and fine motor movement exercises.
Participates in in-service education and presents inservice programs as assigned.
Participates in performance improvement activities as assigned.
Attends all patient care conferences as scheduled.
Prepares medical records and updates care plans for each patient visit in a timely manner as per Agency policy.
Performs services planned, delegated and supervised by the OT.
Assists in preparing clinical and progress notes.
Participates in educating the patient and family.