Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) PRN

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center - Webster, TX

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Rehab PRN

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, where sophisticated, world-class medicine meets the comfort, care, and convenience of a community hospital. For more than 40 years, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center has been providing high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive healthcare to the Bay Area Houston region.

Some of the services provided at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center include:
• Breast Diagnostic Center
• Cancer care
• Diabetes management
• Level III emergency department
• ACR-accredited imaging center
• One-on-one therapy
• Neuroscience and neurology
• Minimally-invasive and robotic surgery
• Wound treatment center
• Women's and Children's Center
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, a Top Performer on Joint Commission Key Qualities, opened its doors in 1972. Today, we have approximately 2,000 staff members and 900 physicians in multiple specialties - more talent and experience than any other hospital in the region.

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is looking for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). This is a PRN position.

Appropriate treatment programs can include, but are not limited to: range of motion, strengthening, sensory, activities of daily living, cognitive / visual-perceptual activities, craft and leisure activities, group activities, and adaptation of splints, assistive devices, tools, and slings.
COTA is also responsible for providing an in-service for appropriate staff after attending an approved continuing education opportunity.
COTA is responsible for attending continuing education opportunities provided by the hospital, department, or outside sources. Completion of 3.0 CEUs or 30 contact hours of continuing education to renew C.O.T.A. license is required every two years. Attendance at all mandatory in-services for the hospital and department is required. A current CPR certification is required.
COTA is responsible for maintaining daily attendance records and charges for each patient. Confidentiality of all patient records is required. Patient / family education will be documented.
COTA is responsible for maintaining effective communication with all team members, family, patient, and other medical staff as indicated. Attendance and participation at team meetings and department meetings is required to discuss the patient's condition, progression, plans and goals. COTA is responsible for consulting with physicians, Occupational Therapists, and other team members as indicated regarding requests and / or suggestions.
COTA is responsible for performing the treatment program with each assigned patient as developed by an Occupational Therapist. Treatment should be implemented within the specified timeframe and should be appropriate for the developmental needs, diagnosis, and goals set.
COTA is to complete all documentation within the specified timeframe. All documentation will be completed in accordance with department and hospital policies and procedures. Progress reports will be completed on all patients within the specified timeframe. The documentation will contain appropriate subjective and objective information which provides a clear statement of the treatment given, the patient's response to and tolerance of the treatment, and any progress noted.
Expectations Ethics and Compliance 1. All employees will be held accountable for behaviors displayed relative to the values articulated in the Mission and Values Statement. "Will act with absolute honest, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives." 2. All employees will be held accountable for attending training regarding the Code of Conduct program at least annually.
Treatment should be coordinated with team members and other medical needs. COTA is responsible for securing the necessary supplies from the department for treatment. Compliance with all safety, infection control, and quality assurance policies and procedures is required. Confidentiality of the patient and treatment is required. Appropriate communication with the Occupational Therapists is required.
Requires current Texas licensure (COTA), and CPR certification.
Requires graduation from an approved Occupational Therapy Assistant program.
One year of COTA experience is preferred.

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