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Occupational Therapy Assistant - Acute Therapy

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Job ID: 42512
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is seeking a Occupational Therapy Assistant - Acute Therapy for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $25.78, more depending on experience.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

**Hiring bonus and relocation assistance may be available***

Vancouver, Washington – look any direction and the scenery is astounding! Snow-capped mountains, nationally protected evergreen forests, the waterfall-laced Columbia River gorge, and rugged Pacific-coast beaches – all within a short 90-minute drive. The northwest is a dream come true for outdoor enthusiasts. And against that magnificent backdrop, Vancouver and neighboring Portland, Oregon offer all the best amenities of city living. What makes our area so special? A thriving arts scene, varied professional sports teams, unique neighborhoods, and a wealth of diverse culinary destinations. 

Learn more:  https://peacehealth.culturehq.com/story/5597

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of an Occupational Therapist, the COTA assists in carrying out the treatment plan for patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric with musculo-skeletal, neurological, and/or medical diagnoses.

What you will do:

  1. Treat assigned patients following an established treatment plan and goals as established by an Occupational Therapist. Completes patient treatment according to plan of care, modifies plan to meet patients needs within established goals.
  2. Maintains appropriate clinical & billing records
  3. Assists in the orientation/training of new caregivers.
  4. Makes recommendations relative to the acquisition of new equipment & environment of care needs.

What you bring:

  • Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapist Assistant program.
  • Certification by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) may preferred
  • Licensed by state of Washington as required performing clinical duties as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.
  • Current American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.

Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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