Occupational Therapy Assistant

Job Number 59681
Posted 12/21/2018
Account Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital
Department Physical Therapy - Ellsworth
Location |ME| Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital, ME 04605
Schedule Pool/Per Diem
Shift Day
Hours Variable
Job Details Exciting opportunity to work in an expanding, comprehensive, multidisciplinary Swing Bed unit. New Grads are welcome to apply.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) reports to the Clinical Supervisor, Occupational Therapy and is responsible for directly, modifying and administering the occupational therapyplan of care as supervised by the OccupationalTherapist. Administers treatments and physical agents as directed by the Occupational Therapist, after the Occupational Therapist has evaluated the patient. The Occupational Therapy Assistant assists with restoration of patient functioning to prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning including compensating for the effects of illness or injury. The Occupational Therapy assistant participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department, and participates in CQI activities. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training, and organizational safety programs.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS: Active State of Maine Occupational Assistant licensure and active BLS certification required.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.