Seeking an Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA/L) to join our in-house therapy team!
Landmark Care and Rehabilitation has a full-time and/or a part-time opening for a COTA to work alongside our experienced staff of in-house therapists to deliver outstanding rehab care in our SNF. Opportunities exist to deliver inpatient care to our short-term patients as they recover before returning home and to our long-term residents to improve their function / quality of life.
Must be licensed as an OTA in the state of WA.
We offer a fun and supportive environment to spend consistent time with your patients. Very competitive wages ($30 - $42/hour for a COTA), medical / dental / vision benefits, PTO (paid time off), 401k, and CE reimbursement is available for our in-house staff.
You can forward your resume via email. We look forward to hearing from you!
At the forefront of our philosophy is the basic notion that our purpose for everything is simply… to care. Landmark Care Center operates from a resident-centered way of thinking where all skilled, clinical and recreational interactions are completed in a manner that puts the resident’s physical and emotional needs first.
The team we have in place supports this approach though very compassionate, thorough and efficient care protocols. It is a philosophy that encourages residents to engage in the development of their individual care plans, affording caregivers the flexibility to think outside the box.
Our primary goal with rehabilitation is to help our patients return to the activities in which they are accustomed to participating, at or near their previous level of participation. As such, the COTA will support the treatment plans established by the OT to address each patient's unique set of needs.
Occupational Therapist Job Description
The Occupational Therapy Assistant is a licensed professional responsible for providing treatment of patients in accordance with the orders of the attending physician and the OT plan of care as established by the OT, and in accordance with approved policies, procedures and protocols. The job duties will require the selected candidate to perform the following physical tasks:
1. Regular and recurring physical exertion such as standing or walking for prolonged periods of time
2. Frequent bending, reaching, crouching, crawling and stretching is necessary to assist in the movement and transfer of patients with mobility impairments and requires use of proper body mechanics
3. Transfer patients from beds to wheelchairs and vice versa, and perform maximum assist/dependent transfers
4. Exert 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
5. Must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds
6. Push/pull up to 300 pounds on wheels
7. Repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation
Occupational Therapy Assistant Skills and Qualifications The qualified candidate will be knowledgeable about professional standards related to patient care and safety, while also maintaining critical thinking skills and the ability to work under minimal supervision. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills. Our patients deserve the best in quality care and we put great emphasis on a positive attitude, good bedside manner and dependability.
Job Type: Full-time / Part-time
Ability to commute/relocate:
Occupational Therapy Assistant License (Required)
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $30.00 - $42.00 per hour
All staff is required to wear surgical type masks at all times.
Ability to commute/relocate:
Work Location: In person
Posted on March 31, 2023