Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) - Home Health
Vista Health System - Nashville, TN

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About us:
Our Home Care Company is a rapidly growing community-based healthcare provider. We care for the needs of community residents by collaborating with other healthcare providers, offering patients primary treatment programs and disease management programs beyond the walls of the hospital; in their home.
We are CHAP accredited and we are dedicated to quality care and excellence in all of the services we provide.
To learn more about our Home Care Company and becoming a part of our committed team of health care professionals, see us at
http://www.chs.net/career_openings/corporate.html

Description

Provides a variety of services to patients, to include coordination and implementation of the clinical practice of occupational therapy under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist.

Responsible for providing comprehensive diagnostic, consultative, and/or treatment services for patients with disorders that cause impaired functioning in activities of daily living. Conducts therapy modalities designed to improve patient quality of life.

Under the direction of the individual physician's plan of care and supervision of a physical therapist, the COTA will perform home occupational therapy modalities and treatments, with accompanying clinical documentation and patient follow-up.

The COTA performs duties in accordance of and under the direction/supervision as defined by the Agency's organizational chart.

Qualifications

Education: Meets the requirements for certification as an occupational therapy assistant established by the American Occupational Therapy Association; or has 2 years of appropriate experience as an occupational therapy assistant, and has achieved a satisfactory grade on a proficiency examination conducted, approved, or sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service, except that such determinations of proficiency do not apply with respect to persons initially licensed by a state or seeking initial qualification as an occupational therapy assistant after December 31. 1977 (Medicare Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies).

Experience: At least one year clinical experience, preferably in home healthcare.

Licenses/Certificates:
Licensed to practice occupational therapy in the state of practice. Possess a current CPR card. Reliable transportation, current driver's license, and proof of auto insurance.

Job

Occupational Therapy / Industrial Medicine

Primary Location

TN-Clarksville (Nashville region)

Organization

Home Care

Shift

Day Shift

Forecasted paid hours per shift

8

Forecasted hours per pay week

16

Employee Status

PRN

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