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Job Summary

A Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant provides coordinated occupational therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist.

Essential Functions

  • Performs services planned, delegated, and supervised by the OT
  • Uses effective interpersonal relations and communications skills to participate in teaching the patient and family
  • Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner
  • Applies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
  • Meets mandatory continuing education requirements; participates in in-service programs
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency

Job Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of occupational therapy assistant with an Associate Degree in Occupational Therapy.

Licensure: Current Texas State License to practice occupational therapy.

Experience: One year of experience as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant is preferred.

Skills: Therapy skills as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and other regulatory agencies. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile.