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  • Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) (PRN) - Calallen

    Location US-TX | US-TX-Calallen
    Regency IHS Therapy Consulting
  • Overview



    The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) will implement the plan of care as established by the therapist and the physician in a professional, competent manner, upholding excellence with quality of care. The COTA will communicate with facility staff and provide support to the facility through training and in-services as needed.


    • Screen all residents in facility on a quarterly basis to identify those who have experienced declines in their functional abilities and determine if therapy intervention is indicated. 
    • Carry out treatment program according to plan of care in consultation with therapist. 
    • Identify need for modification of treatment plan and consult with therapist.
    •  Monitor and report resident performance and progress to therapist.
    • Assist therapist in re-assessment of patients by gathering and reporting patient progress to help therapist determine the need for continuation or discontinuation of services.
    • Assist therapist in discharge planning.
    • Educate staff, families and caregivers as indicated.
    • Identify needs for program development and implement programs according to company policies and procedures.
    • Identify equipment needs of the therapy department and order equipment according to company policy and procedure.
    • Complete all required documentation according to guidelines specified in the documentation manual.  
    • Coordinate in-services for facility staff as need is determined to ensure safe and effective carryover of maintenance/restorative programs and overall care of the residents.
    • Attend all facility-required meetings.
    • Supervise therapy techs as set forth in PT/OT/ST state regulations.


    The COTA must maintain active Texas state licensure for Therapy Assistant.


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