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  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - McKeesport

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/29/2019 7:35 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-5355
    Company
    Apex Rehab Solutions
    Location
    US-PA-McKeesport
    Category
    Rehab Therapy
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    Certification
    Experience Needed
    Less than 1 year
    Salary Info
    Based On Experience
  • Overview

    Full-time COTA needed for hands-on work at an innovative rehab center

     

    Full Time - McKeesport

     

     

    Industry-leading care provider Apex Rehabilitation Solutions is seeking an experienced Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to join its fast-growing team of therapeutic professionals. This is a critical role within Apex, working hand-in-hand with resident occupational therapists to assess and treat clients, developing innovative care plans to best serve existing and emergent conditions.

     

    Apex Rehabilitation Solutions is a full service provider of rehabilitation therapy and management services in skilled, long-term, outpatient, and in-home care environments. Highly skilled and experienced physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapists work together to ensure that patients return to the highest possible level of function.

     

    The mission of Apex Rehabilitation Solutions is to promote health and wellness for residents. They provide preventative and restorative health services to improve the quality of life of all they serve. They strive to accomplish this mission through the fundamental core values of integrity, dignity, respect, and fun.

     

    Responsibilities

    This hands-on role requires a compassionate, creative and strategic professional, who can work closely with members of the Apex team as well as clients and families in order to provide cutting edge therapies and personalized solutions. Ongoing responsibilities include:

     

    • Working with an onsite occupational therapist to screen new clients and determine appropriate interventions based on those assessments
    • Responding directly to client requests, and relaying critical information to the OTR
    • Providing ongoing evaluations of existing clients to gauge improvement and determine care plan revisions
    • Assisting OTR in determining in-home or in-community care plans based on the needs out outpatient clients
    • Maintaining service records and manages client information, including updating files, as needed
    • Supervising COTA fieldwork students, as appropriate

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have relevant experience working with a senior population, plus a current state-specific license from the American Occupational Therapy Certification Board. Candidates must display professional competency and an ability to follow both written and oral instructions. All applicants must have a valid driver’s license and reliable mode of transportation, as travel to various facilities and/or client homes may be required.

     

     

     

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