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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company: Common Spirit
Location: Prescott
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

As an Occupational Therapy Assistant at Dignity Health Yavapai Regional Medical Center, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, you'll help our patients regain their independence and quality of life so they can safely go about their daily activities.

You'll work alongside our occupational therapists to carry out patients treatment plans. You'll see a variety of patients daily with issues in several areas, including orthopedic, neurological, sensory, and cancer recovery, to name a few.

To thrive in this role, you must be flexible and adaptable. You'll care for all patient populations presenting with a variety of conditions. You need to be extremely organized and efficient. You'll see many patients each workday and will be required to document all treatments, and status changes. Most importantly, you must be positive, personable, and motivating. While the entire care team works to treat illnesses and injuries, therapists truly motivate patients to get active and get better. It can be a long road for some patients, and a therapist who remains upbeat and energetic can make all the difference.

Responsibilities

* Provide treatments to patients focusing on increasing range of motion, strengthening, and maintaining balance during daily activities
* Document all treatments
* Seek help when needed; provide support when others request it - this can include assistance with tasks, advice, and mentoring.
* Maintain a friendly and upbeat attitude to motivate our patients to do their best.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

* Graduate of an Occupational Therapy Assistant program
* Arizona Occupational Therapy Assistant License


* American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare ProviderBasic computer literacy..



Preferred Requirements:

* One year of experience as a COTA in an inpatient rehab setting.

Keywords: Common Spirit, Prescott , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Prescott, Arizona

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