Job Description

Job Summary: The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, under the direct supervision of the RN Manager and Program Director, assists with the occupational therapy, evaluation, and treatment of patients in individual and group settings. The COTA will also assist with the daily recreational therapeutic responsibilities of the unit.

Responsibilities:
• Adhere to the current schedule using performance metrics to guide documentation
• Modify activities as needed for patients as needed during the group sessions
• Provided 1:1 treatments as necessary for patients unable to attend group sessions
• Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings as needed to report patients' progress toward OT goals
• Establishes and maintains effective therapeutic and working relationships

Job Requirements and Skills:
• Ability to complete and maintain accurate and timely documentation of progress notes/treatment records
• Plan and direct groups in the geriatric psychiatric patient milieu under the direction of the supervisor
• Ability to assess the quality and appropriateness of care in accordance to professional and medical center standard of care

Education/ Experience / Licensure / Technical / Other:
Education:
Associate's Degree from ACOTE accredited program
Experience: Minimum of one year experience in occupational therapy setting
Certification / Licensure: Licensed in Massachusetts (COTA/L)
Software / Hardware: Meditech experience a plus
Other: American Heart Association CPR certification required

Application Instructions

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