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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company: Heartland Home Health
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Our Company: -Heartland Home Health is a member of the Gentiva family - an industry leader in hospice, palliative, home health, and personal home care. Our place is by the side of those who need us, offering physical, spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families so they may make the most of every moment. We believe that better care for caregivers and clinicians means better care for everyone, so we offer ongoing professional training, lower nurse-to-patient ratios, and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. Here, you'll join gifted colleagues who make a lasting difference in people's lives every day. - - - - Overview: We are looking for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our team. The COTA is responsible for providing quality rehabilitative occupational therapy under the direction and supervision of a qualified Occupational Therapist to patients with primarily conditions involving musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiopulmonary, psychiatric deficiencies and to promote excellent customer service while adhering to state and federal guidelines.

  • Demonstrates therapy for the nurse, Home Health Aide, family member or other responsible persons who may assist the patients with their Occupational Therapy program as directed by the Occupational Therapist.
  • Reinforces teaching and guides those assisting in the home program to ensure high quality service and promote motivation of patient, family and caregivers' participation in therapy home program.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled interdisciplinary team meetings to coordinate the care of the patient and family, exchange information and problem solving, and receive staff support and education. About You:
    • Successful completion of a college program for Certification Occupational Therapy Assistants that leads to an associate degree and that has approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
    • Is eligible to take or successfully complete the entry-level certification for occupational therapy assistants developed and administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.
    • One year's experience in hospital or home health required. We Offer:
      • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health Insurance, 401k Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO
      • Opportunity to Participate In a Fleet Program
      • Competitive Salaries
      • Mileage Reimbursement
      • Professional Growth and Development Opportunities Legalese:
        • This is a safety-sensitive position
        • Employee must meet minimum requirements to be eligible for benefits
        • Where applicable, employee must meet state specific requirements
        • We are proud to be an EEO employer
        • We maintain a drug-free workplace Location: Heartland Home Health

Keywords: Heartland Home Health, Ann Arbor , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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