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Home Health COTA

Home Health

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    1501 Hartford Street
    Lafayette, IN 47904

Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Associates Required

WHAT WE NEED

Hands-on therapy assistants 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Patients who need occupational therapy fall into a wide range of capabilities. Some progress quickly through therapy plans. Others struggle and need modified plans. All of them need hands-on observation and guidance. The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) is the link between the Registered OT and the patient. The COTA is the one who greets each patient with a smile, listens and observes to determine their progress, and maintains records for the OT to review.

Are you able to follow an occupational therapy plan? Can you motivate patients and help them reach their goals? Do you love the variety that comes from taking care of different patients every day? You need to consider this position.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Provide occupational therapy, including selection and use of adaptive equipment.
  • Perform comprehensive occupational therapy treatment and related follow-up services including discharge planning.
  • Report patient progress and collaborates with evaluating therapist to implement therapy plan of care.
  • Collaborates with patient and other healthcare personnel or outside agencies regarding coordination of care.
  • Document and submit patient reports and charges within the established timeframe.
  • Exercise clinical judgment following an occupational therapy plan of care.
  • Provide occupational therapy according to standards of care defined by the state practice act and other professional and governing agencies.
  • Train and educate patients and family members or others and documents understanding of treatment plan and goals.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior Home Healthcare and/or Occupational Therapy Assistant experience.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Basic knowledge of computer software, hardware, and communication devices to perform tasks.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.
  • Handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Maintain composure, even in very difficult situations.
  • Understanding of procedures and protocols necessary to provide patient safety.
  • Show sincere interest in others and their concerns.
  • Time management. 


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

0-1 Years Experience

License(s): Basic Life Support Program; Driver's License

Certification(s): Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

Travel: Up to 75%

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE ​​​​

Lafayette, IN, US, 47904

Full-Time
Up to 75%
employmentType:  Full-Time
Days
Lafayette
IN
47904
1501 Hartford Street