Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
Company: Elderwood at Lockport
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Join Our Team: Make a difference in the lives of others. Join
our team today! Overview:Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
(COTA) assist with ensuring the health and well-being of residents
by providing occupational therapy treatments developed and
recommended by a registered Occupational Therapist. New York State
certification required.THIS IS A FULL TIME COTA POSITION. WEEKDAYS,
SOME WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYSResponsibilities:1. Assists the Director
Occupational Therapy in planning, developing and carrying out
treatment programs and procedures for residents.2. Helps create
group therapy programs which are mentally and physically
stimulating to residents; prepares and presents individual and
group projects appropriate for the confused, blind, deaf and
physically handicapped resident.3. Writes observations of
resident's behavior and progress in Progress Notes.4. Maintains
attendance records and other departmental reports; enters treatment
record in Medical Record Chart.5. Assists Director Occupational
Therapy in the training and supervision of Occupational Therapy
Aides and students assigned to the facility for clinical
experience.6. Attends Resident Care Planning and Family/Resident
Care Plan review meetings.7. Assists with departmental in-service
programs upon request.8. Completes MDS+ assessment form as
required.9. Inventories supplies; assists with keeping area in good
order and daily sanitation of equipment.10. Attends in-service
training programs, and departmental meetings as required.11.
Generate and develop ideas, which improve the quality of care for
residents or increase job productivity and satisfaction.12.
Performs other duties as assigned by Director Occupational
Therapy.13. Performs all job duties according to safety rules and
practices required for this job position, and as required to ensure
the general safety of staff, residents and visitors of this
facility.14. Performs assigned duties according to the service
excellence standards and goals established for this job position,
and for all staff members of this facility.Base wages increase with
- New York State Department of Education Certification and
license to practice as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
(COTA) in New York State required.
- Ability to relate well to residents and enjoy working with the
elderly people necessary.
- Tact and diplomacy; ability to develop good relationships with
residents, staff and students required.
- Ability to inspire and motivate others and create a warm and
accepting climate for residents necessary.
- Qualities of maturity, diplomacy, ability to work well with
- Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
- Ability to supervise departmental staff effectively and ensure
that high standards of care are maintained.
- Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence
- Demonstrated willingness to uphold the vision and mission of
the company by following the core values of Integrity, Teamwork,
and Passion for Excellence and Reverence for the Individual
Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated
against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof
of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from
vaccination.EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are
evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race,
color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information,
military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or
any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status
unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
Keywords: Elderwood at Lockport, Buffalo , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Akron, New York
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!