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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTA

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Utica
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) -

Direct Hire

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Great Benefits Package
  • Professional Growth & Stability
  • Innovative Training Programs

    Location: Utica, NY

    Duties Include:

    • Work in collaboration with the OT to establish a rehabilitation plan.
    • Follow guidance of OTR/L in selecting therapy activities to fit Residents' needs and capabilities.
    • Assist Residents in carrying out daily activities.
    • Monitor Residents' performance in therapy activities, providing encouragement.
    • Teach Residents how to use special equipment to assist with daily function.
    • Supervise Residents' activities to ensure they are done properly.
    • Report the Resident's progress to the OTR/L.
    • Responsibly and accurately document treatments and outcomes in rehab software.

      Requirements Include:

      • Graduate of an accredited OTA Program.
      • Current New York State OTA License.
      • Experience in long-term care setting a plus.

        About the area: Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York. A unique city with sprawling parks and playgrounds, and convenient shopping. Available housing includes everything from wonderful old 19th century Victorians, to condominiums, to the house of your choice in a variety of new developments. Oneida and neighboring communities offer excellent school systems with records of academic excellence and student success. The city also boasts a progressive library, and many other easily accessible services. Oneida is equidistant between Syracuse to its west and Utica to its east, with beautiful Oneida Lake just 5 miles north. Finger Lakes wine country and the majestic Adirondack mountains are easy day trips, with Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia and New York City all within a 5-hour drive. Syracuse University sports are a major source of regional pride and excitement and two world class shopping and entertainment destination - Turning Stone Casino and Destiny USA - are just minutes away.

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Utica , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTA, Healthcare , Utica, New York

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