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COTA - Home Health - LENOIR

Company: brightspring
Location: Lenoir
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

b"COTA, Home Health/nfull-time/nLenoir, NC branch/n/xc2/xa0/nAdvanced Home Health is seeking a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our team. This position is a great opportunity to grow your COTA skillset while providing essential one-on-one care to individuals in the home care setting. Join our team of dedicated Occupational Therapy Assistants today to begin helping people live their best life./n/xc2/xa0/nOur PRN benefits include:/n * Medical, dental and vision/n * 401(k) retirement savings plan/n * Employee discounts/n/xc2/xa0/nRESPONSIBILITIES/nAs a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant / COTA, you will assist in evaluating patients' functional status, teach adaptive skills, follow treatment plans, and assist patient in obtaining established functional goals, under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist./n * Completes established program to restore function, increase joint motion and improve muscle strength and coordination through passive/active exercise and/or activity/n * Provides training in activities of daily living/n * Observes, records, and reports to the attending physician, occupational therapist and other staff, the patient's reactions to treatments and any changes in the patient's condition or plan of care/n * Instructs patients and their caregivers when applicable in the care and proper use of adaptive equipment and splints./n * Instructs other health team personnel, patients and/or caregivers in certain phases of therapeutic exercises with which they may work with the patient/n * Instructs the patient, caregivers or agency staff involved in assisting the patient, in self exercise programs, when applicable/n * Documents appropriate progress and clinical notes noting patient's response to therapy and submits visit documentation per Agency policy/nQUALIFICATIONS/n * Graduate of an accredited occupational therapist program/n * Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant certification in the applicable state/n * Minimum of 1 (one) year direct patient care experience preferably in an in-home care setting preferred/n * Current CPR/BLS certification/n * Reliable transportation, valid driver's license and current automobile insurance/nABOUT OUR LINE OF BUSINESS/nAdvanced Home Health provides compassionate, quality nursing and rehabilitative care in the comfort of home for patients who have difficulties leaving home. An interdisciplinary care team comprised of an expert panel of clinical managers, registered and licensed practical nurses, medical social workers, certified nursing assistants, home health aides, and occupational, physical, and speech therapists collaborate with physicians to create a care plan to meet the patients/xe2/x80/x99 clinical and recovery goals. The care team provides an unsurpassed level of quality care for patients while supporting their families or caregivers in their time of need. For more information, visit/xc2/xa0[

Keywords: brightspring, Gastonia , COTA - Home Health - LENOIR, Healthcare , Lenoir, North Carolina

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