SECTION ONE JOB DESCRIPTION
Assists in the provision of occupational therapy treatments, including the provision of patient education and instruction, under the supervision of an occupational therapist. Keeps the occupational therapist updated on how the patient is progressing and responding to treatment and documents the information. Completes other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited school for Occupational Therapist Assistants (COTA) required. Must be licensed by the State of Ohio. CPR certified.
Ability to perform therapy treatments in accordance with the established plan of care. Ability to communicate with supervising occupational therapist, patients and staff.
Knowledge of and ability to use therapy equipment. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, documentation in electronic medical record. Meets the physical demand requirements, has good interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask.
Age specific competencies check all that apply:
Neonate Infant Child Adolescent
Adult Geriatric N/A
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