Cota - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - Boise Village - PRN

Good Samaritan Society Boise , ID 83701

Posted 3 weeks ago

Facility: GSS ID Boise

Location: Boise, ID

Address: 3115 Sycamore Dr, Boise, ID 83703, USA

Shift: Day

Job Schedule: PRN

Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

Assists patients/residents/clients with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan, under the supervision of an occupational therapist, to improve patients'/residents'/clients' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities. Provides, monitors and records therapy services to patients/residents/clients with physical, cognitive, developmental and psychosocial impairments, in line with related standard concepts, practices and procedures.

Selects, implements, and makes modifications to therapeutic activities and interventions that are consistent with demonstrated competency levels, patient's/resident's/client's goals, and the requirements of the practice setting and/or state licensure. The certified occupational therapy assistant contributes to this process by exchanging information with and providing documentation to the occupational therapist about the patient's/resident's/client's responses to and communications during intervention. Responsible for being knowledgeable about the patient's/resident's/client's targeted occupational therapy outcomes and for providing information and documentation related to outcome achievement.

Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization. As needed, performs other related duties as requested.

Depending on location and facility needs, work may focus on those receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care, and home health care environments.

Department Details

We are seeking an experienced COTA that can provide weekday coverage, Monday - Friday.

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state(s) of practice.

When working at a Sanford Health Facility (not required but preferred for GSS Facilities): Must also be certified as an Occupational Therapy Assistant through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Conforms to the supervision and licensing standards of the state(s) where services are provided.

When applicable, may require valid driver's license.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health

Req Number: R-42883

Featured: No



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