Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant - Per Diem
Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant - Per DiemRehabilitation $33.00 - $40.00
We value our employees! We offer long term employment opportunities with job stability, including supporting and encouraging career growth advancement. We offer Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Paid Time Off, 9 Paid Holidays, 403(b) with Matching Retirement Plan, Life insurance (paid by the company) and a team spirit workplace culture!
Candidates should be aware that Los Angeles Jewish Health (LAJH) currently maintains a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated. New LAJH employees should be fully vaccinated (i.e., two weeks after last dose) by their start date. LAJH is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.
The Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant’s responsibilities are but not limited to:
•Conducts resident screens (without interpretation) as allowed by state practice act.
•Helps residents with rehabilitative activities and exercises outlined in a treatment plan developed in collaboration with an occupational therapist.
•Monitors an individual's activities to make sure they are performed correctly and to provide encouragement.
•Records resident's progress for use by the occupational therapist:
•May assist in scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, restocking or ordering depleted supplies, and filling out insurance forms or other paperwork.
•Provides training to residents, caregivers and families according to the Occupational Therapist’s care plan.
•Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
Experience and Skills:
•Associates Degree from an AOTA accredited program.
•Licensed COTA if required by state law.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, see, talk and hear. Employee will occasionally assist to lift and / or transfer patients weighing between 100 to 250 pounds. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.