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PruittHealth COTA - Estill in Estill, South Carolina

COTA - Estill

Description

At PruittHealth, we’re committed to a lot of things. But we’re especially committed to caring for our patients and residents, as well as providing our employees with a rewarding career as a member of our PruittHealth family.

That’s why we attract employees who are passionate about providing the highest quality level of care possible for our patients. We also attract people who are looking for a home, rather than just a job – where being part of a family at work is as important as the type of work they are doing. As a member of our team, you will also have access a progressive benefits program that reflects our commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners.

Position: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Location:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide occupational therapy treatment to all patients referred by the occupational therapist according to the plan of care established by the occupational therapist. Maintain effective communication with the office staff, patients, patients' families, and other internal and external customers.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist in the execution of the occupational therapy care plan/ treatment to patients as prescribed by the evaluating therapist and physician according to the State Practice Acts.

  • Perform clinical tasks. Communicate and document tasks in a timely and accurately manner.

  • Follow established policies and procedures as related to the scope of practice.

  • Recognize and respond to priorities in patient care.

  • Adapt to changes in workload as needed.

  • Assist with training/orienting others.

  • Provide a clean, safe environment with well-stocked supplies and functioning equipment. Has current knowledge of proper equipment usage.

  • Foster teamwork by contributing ideas, listening to others, and supporting cultural diversity.

  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner.

  • Report any alleged or suspected violations to supervisor and/or others until the issue is resolved.

  • Completes all required orientation, in-services, and trainings successfully.

  • Performs other related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.

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Qualifications

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Valid professional license in State of practice

Graduate of ACOTE accredited school and eligible to take or has passed the NBCOT exam. If foreign-trained, must meet the same qualifications as U.S. educational program requirements.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Demonstrate a strong sense of quality, work ethic and flexibility. Always representing the organization in a positive and professional manner.

  2. Demonstrates the ability to take initiative and use sound judgment in routine and emergency situations. Knowledge of established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment. Follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection and prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.

  3. Expresses thoughts clearly and concisely in oral and written form.

  4. Develops good rapport easily with patients, families, partners and customers; exhibiting a helpful and courteous attitude at all times.

  5. General proficiency in computer usage especially Microsoft Office applications and electronic medical record reporting following HIPAA regulations.

  6. Maintains self-direction, able to prioritize demonstrating excellent time management to obtain outcomes and strategic goals by targeted deadlines.

  7. Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, as required.

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For more information, please email mpierard@pruitthealth.com

Job Therapy

Primary Location South Carolina-Estill

Schedule Full-time

Shift 1st Shift

Job Posting May 7, 2021, 10:32:46 AM

Req ID: 2104813

PruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its personnel practices against its partners or qualified applicants for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin or because he or she is an individual with a disability or a protected veteran.

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