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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant 

Category Therapy  
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Ingleside Communities is located in beautiful Mount Horeb, WI just south of Madison, and has a reputation for providing quality care to seniors in the Madison and surrounding communities since 1972. We are searching for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to fill a recent part-time opening! This position will provide skilled therapy services for our growing Inpatient, Outpatient and Home Health Programs, and will be supported by our team of Occupational, Physical and Speech therapists.

Find us online at: http://www.inglesidecommunities.org

With the ever changing Medicare and Commercial Insurance systems, we are in need of consistent coverage to meet the needs and expectations of our customers. At Ingleside Communities our team provides therapy seven days per week and we continue to strive to grow our presence in the community. Come join our team and provide your excellent services to those that have chosen Ingleside for their therapy and nursing services.

Best of all, our program is an in-house therapy program so you don't have to worry about jumping company to company or crazy productivity levels. We want you to provide great therapy to your patients! We have a wonderful therapy gym with updated equipment, private treatment areas, staff offices, laptops and tablets for all to use!

If you're interested in working with an interdisciplinary team of professionals where you are a valued team member, this opportunity is for you! Come find what you've been searching for at Ingleside Communities!

In addition to our warm and welcoming work environment, we offer a Competitive Wage and a Comprehensive Benefit Package to Eligible Employees that Includes::

  • Flexible schedules
  • Weekend Shift Differential
  • Insurance (health, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, accident, etc.) for eligible positions
  • 401k (with company match)
  • On-Site Exercise Facility
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Generous Paid Time Off
 
Position Requirements

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Attends and contributes to patient care, staffing conferences and other required meetings as a representative of occupational therapy, under the direction of the Occupational therapist.
  • Meets patient care hours (PCH) requirement as directed by Program Manager.
  • Works with other members of the rehabilitation team to implement programs and activities consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient.
  • Acts as an assistant to theOccupational Therapist when the Occupational Therapist is performing tests, evaluations, and complex procedures.
  • Instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the occupational therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist.
  • Maintains appropriate and timely documentation for all patients treated.
  • Cleans, maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment, as necessary.
  • Puts Patient Service First: Ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights.
  • Implements patients individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Occupational Therapist.
  • Provides individualized occupational therapy treatments including but not limited to:
    • cognitive skills
    • muscle strength
    • coordination
    • endurance
    • mobility
    • perceptual abilities
    • sensory awareness
    • sitting and standing tolerance
    • balance
    • activities of daily living
    • joint protection
    • work simplification
    • orientation
  • organizes and facilitates treatment groups in collaboration with the occupational therapist.

Qualification and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapist Assistant Program according to AOTA & ACOTE standards
  • Initial certification obtained from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed and/or eligible for licensure as required by the state of Wisconsin
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and time management skills
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English
  • Prior experience as a COTA (Preferred)

 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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