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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – COTA

  • Utica, NY
  • 2024-01-30

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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) –

  • Full-time.
  • Direct Hire.
  • New COTA Program Grads Welcome.
  • Competitive Compensation, based on experience.
  • Excellent Benefits Package.
  • Professional Growth & Stability.
  • Innovative Training Programs.
  • Location: Utica, NY
  • Duties Include:
  • Work in collaboration with the OT to establish a rehabilitation plan.
  • Follow guidance of OTR/L in selecting therapy activities to fit Residents’ needs and capabilities.
  • Assist Residents in carrying out daily activities.
  • Monitor Residents’ performance in therapy activities, providing encouragement.
  • Teach Residents how to use special equipment to assist with daily function.
  • Supervise Residents’ activities to ensure they are done properly.
  • Report the Resident’s progress to the OTR/L.
  • Responsibly and accurately document treatments and outcomes in rehab software.
  • Requirements Include:
  • Graduate of an accredited OTA Program.
  • Current New York State OTA License.
  • Experience in long-term care setting a plus.

About the area: Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York. A unique city with sprawling parks and playgrounds, and convenient shopping. Available housing includes everything from wonderful old 19th century Victorians, to condominiums, to the house of your choice in a variety of new developments. Oneida and neighboring communities offer excellent school systems with records of academic excellence and student success. The city also boasts a progressive library, and many other easily accessible services. Oneida is equidistant between Syracuse to its west and Utica to its east, with beautiful Oneida Lake just 5 miles north. Finger Lakes wine country and the majestic Adirondack mountains are easy day trips, with Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia and New York City all within a 5-hour drive. Syracuse University sports are a major source of regional pride and excitement and two world class shopping and entertainment destination – Turning Stone Casino and Destiny USA – are just minutes away.