Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - California

  Wage: TBD
  Department: Clinical
  Posted: September 16, 2015
  Location: California - Los Angeles County


Achieve Beyond provides pediatric therapy and educational services to children, students and families throughout the United States including the greater Los Angeles, California (CA) area, Virginia (VA) / Maryland (MD) / DC area, the greater Dallas, Texas (TX) area, Long Island / NYC / Hudson Valley, New York (NY) region, and the state of New Jersey (NJ). We offer coordination in initial evaluations, as well as follow-up sessions and provide services in the predominant language of the patients in both home and community settings. We have part-time as well as full-time positions available.

Locations:

Positions available throughout California - Los Angeles County

Job Functions:

  • The individual in this position is responsible for the implementation of occupational therapy services under the direction of a Licensed Occupational Therapist to achieve desired patient outcomes
  • Provides goal directed and activity oriented treatment to promote optimum independence in self-care, functional mobility and daily life tasks
  • Ensures continuation of performance through effective education of the patient, family or support system
  • Provides adaptive methods and equipment as appropriate to enhance performance
  • Administer treatment focusing on activities of daily living, cognition, social skills, sensory motor, fine motor development, and problem solving
  • Determine appropriateness of patient’s response to treatment and consult with licensed occupational therapist concerning modifications to plan of care
  • Identifies patient/family needs for other services and refers accordingly

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy assistant program and hold a current license to practice occupational therapy assistant in the state of California
  • 1-2 years of experience working with children birth – 5 is preferred but open to train new graduates. Must be able to work with some degree of independence within established policies, procedures, and professional guidelines
  • Compensation depends on experience and will be discussed during the interview process

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