Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Rehab PRN
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
September 23, 2017
Reference:
03198-72543
Kingwood Medical Center - Kingwood, Texas

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
The most advanced hospital services available in the Houston area are right in your own backyard at Kingwood Medical Center. As part of the nationwide HCA Healthcare system, Kingwood patients have access to advanced medical care and physicians trained at top hospitals. HCA and Kingwood Medical Center also provide the communities of Northeast Houston, Humble, New Caney and Cleveland, Texas with education and outreach programs.
Our doctors, nurses and staff are committed to preserving and extending the health of our patients. Here are just a few ways we show that commitment:
  • 24-hour emergency room
  • Innovative and customized cardiovascular services, including heart and vascular surgery
  • State of the art imaging and endoscopy services for more accurate diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Inpatient rehab for physical recovery from stroke, trauma, orthopedic injuries and more
  • Neurosciences program including our Joint-Commission-accredited Primary Stroke Center and the Sleep Center of Excellence
  • Women's Center and pediatric services with access to pediatric specialists 24/7
Kingwood Medical Center is currently accepting applications for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - This is a PRN position.

Responsibilities:
The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) assists in the delivery of patient care as established by the licensed Occupational Therapist to reach treatment goals through a written treatment plan. The COTA will be responsible for maintaining patient records. The COTA maintains good communication with physicians, licensed therapists, nurses, allied health professionals, social workers, discharge planners, and hospital personnel. The COTA participates in continuous quality improvement and strives to excel in customer service. Employee will be responsible for knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, educational, safety and related criteria for the neonate, infant/child, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric population. The COTA actively participates in occupational therapy activities and in-services training.
Qualifications:
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduate of a two-year college program for Occupational Therapy Assistants. Associate degree that has been approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Successful completion of NBCOT certification examination for Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • One-year experience in Acute/Rehabilitation Therapy.
Ability to organize and manage time effectively for maximum productivity and for timely patient treatment and reporting.
Requires the ability to perform occupational therapy skilled patient treatment procedures under the supervision of the Occupational therapist.
Requires considerable walking, stooping, pushing and pulling.
Requires body coordination for transferring, positioning and executing exercise routines.
Requires visual acuity for chart review and equipment operation.
Requires the ability to effectively communicate verbally or in writing with patients, staff and physicians.
Clerical abilities to keep accurate departmental records of patient treatment.
Ability to relate to people during illness and crisis situation.

License/Registration/Certification:
Possesses or is eligible for valid license to practice as Occupational Therapy Assistant in the State of Texas.
Trained and recertified in CPR.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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