Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

HCA Fort Pierce , FL 34945

Posted 3 months ago

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Per Diem

Lawnwood Medical Center

Ft. Pierce, FL

Facility Description:

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood's Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and, for 11 years in a row, the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first no matter what!

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

Job Description:

In accordance with physician's orders and under the supervision of a Certified Occupational Therapist, the Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant provides care based on physical and occupational therapy evaluation/assessment that is appropriate for patient's needs and medical condition. This includes:

  • Performs basic assessments of patient condition at pre-admission, admission and ongoing through the course of treatment.

  • Participates with the patient, family and rehabilitation team in the development and implementation of an interdisciplinary treatment plan.

  • Provides instruction, guidance and treatment to patients with functional limitations in order to improve the quality of life.

  • Performs prescribed Occupational Therapy treatment and services including daily living skills and functional mobility.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy Assistant.

  • State Licensure as an Occupational Therapist Assistant.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.

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