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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTAPart-Time

Company: St. Patrick's Home
Location: Bronx
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTASt. Patrick's Home is a Faith-Based facility located in the northwest section of the Bronx, bordering scenic Van Cortlandt Park. Sharing in the Ministry of the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm since 1931, the dedicated staff provides Long and Short-term Care to the elderly, meeting the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of the residents as a part of the St. Patrick's family, where "The Difference is Love."We are looking for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTA - Part-Time.This is a Part-Time positionSt Patrick"s Home can offer you:COMPETITIVE COMPENSATIONHealth (Aetna), Vision and HSA with employer contributionFully paid Dental insuranceFully paid Life insuranceFlexible Spending AccountBenefits available 1st of the mo. following 30 daysRetirement PlanLow patient-to-staff ratioOn-site training and skills enhancementA mission-based approach to providing nursing careCertified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTA Job Summary:Prepares and provides treatments and activity programs for residents under the supervision of an OTR.Assists with data collection and evaluation under the supervision of the OTR.Completes required documentation, develops treatment goals, and coordinates treatment plans under the supervision of the OTR.Responds to requests made by nursing and other related disciplines in order to assure appropriate resident care (provision of equipment, positioning, etc.).Adapts intervention environment, tools, materials, and activities accordingly.Communicates and interacts with team members and the resident"s family or caregivers.Maintains equipment area, equipment, and supply inventory as required.Records attendance and helps maintain monthly statistics.Assists in In-Service Education Program as requested.Performs other related tasks as directed by Director of Rehab or Supervising OTR.Assists OTR in management of Adaptive Feeding Program.This is a brief overview of job responsibilities and not intended to be all inclusive.Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTA Qualifications:Associates Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited Program.Licensed and in good standing in the State of New York and current registration (Should be a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association).Proof of COVID19 Vaccination Required.One year of experience in Long Term Care is preferred.Knowledge of wheelchairs and Casamba EMR software a plus!Please consider joining our team working whereThe Difference is Love!St. Patrick's Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer and adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Keywords: St. Patrick's Home, New Rochelle , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTAPart-Time, Other , Bronx, New York

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