SUMMARY: Provides coordinated occupational therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA) Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation Administers the occupational therapy treatment plan as planned, assigned/delegated, and supervised by the OT Facilitates, teaches (as appropriate) patients ROM, strength coordination, use of adaptive equipment and environmental modifications, functional mobility and safety issues, as related to patients ADL performance needs Minimum Qualifications: Education/Licensing/Certification: Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy Assistant with an Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy Current State Certification as an Occupational Therapist Assistant Valid Driveru2019s License. Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination Experience: One year experience as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA). Knowledge and Skills: Therapy skills as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and other regulatory agencies. Good interpersonal skills.