PeaceHealth is seeking a Occupational Therapy Asst COTA (12535) for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours .
Req ID: 161878
JOB SUMMARY Administers individualized therapy under supervision of the Occupational Therapist. Provides supportive care of chronically ill and/or disabled clients to enhance skills of daily living, cognitive perceptual motor abilities and muscle functioning.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Carry out therapy plan of care for clients. 2.Work collaboratively to ensure successful delivery of daily programming for all clients, by assisting with mobility, nutrition, personal care and activities as available. 3.Measure and document performance status and other findings as appropriate. 4.Train staff and clients in safe techniques for transfer, ambulation and use of assistive devices. 5.Function as primary caseworker for assigned participants to develop and implement individual care plans and goals in conjunction with the RN Care Manager. 6.Document client participation, progress and changes in condition weekly and as needed. 7.Performs other duties as assigned.
Two year Associate Degree preferred
Continuing education to maintain current knowledge and skills.
Previous experience working with disabled and/or elderly individuals preferred.
Expert knowledge of wheelchairs, walkers, canes, transfer and rehabilitative techniques
Ability to communicate respectfully and effectively with individuals and groups, including staff, professional colleagues in the community, older/disabled adults; and family members
Responsive to special needs and demands in a respectful and compassionate manner
Demonstrates positive problem-solving skills and collaborative interdisciplinary approach.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Florence community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Florence , Peace Harbor Hospital (507) Job Category: Rehab Therapies Shift: Day Shift Length: 8 Hours FTE: 1.0 Work Type: Full Time Hourly compensation starts at: $ 24.28 , more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - Oregon
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Florence || Rehab Therapies || Occupational Therapy || Full Time || REHABILITATION SVCS
Internal Number: 161878
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.