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life care Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Live the Mission: Life Care Center of West Bridgewater won the Best Nursing Home Award for both short and long-term care from U.S. News and World report for 2021-2022. CMS 5-Star Rating: Position Summary: The COTA Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant provides direct rehab care in occupational therapy to patients upon physician referral under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist (OT) in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards. Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: * NBCOT certified upon hire, but renewal is optional going forward * Graduate of an accredited program in occupational therapy (ASOT) * Currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment. * One (1) year experience in post acute care or related setting preferred * CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment. Specific Job Requirements: * Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate * Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e mail * Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs * Demonstrate good body mechanics at all times * Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action * Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility * Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department * Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information * Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions: * Follow occupational treatment plans for patients under the direction of the supervising OT * Chart appropriately and timely * Utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately * Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients * Assist in the evacuation of patients * Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance * Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team * Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours * Read, write, speak, and understand the English language An Equal Opportunity Employer

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