Minimum Education, Training & Experience (includes licenses or certifications):
- Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. Licensed to practice as a COTA in Oregon and Washington.
- Current healthcare provided CPR.
- Minimum of one year experience working as a COTA (home health experience preferred).
Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to maintain professional demeanor in stressful situations.
- Ability to work independently and as a team member.
- Must be flexible and able to deal effectively with change or changing demands of the job.
- Must have an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of COTA theory and practice and the legal and ethical issues associated with them
- Should be neat in work and appearance; be tactful, courteous, and ethical.
- Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to under supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
- Knowledge of Medicare regulations/requirements Working knowledge of palliative care for the terminally ill patient Knowledgeable of the care for the chronically ill and frail elderly Excellent time management, problem solving and customer service skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Able to manage the caseload
- Must have valid driver’s license and auto liability
- Must have capability to access and use high speed internet Operational knowledge of computerized clinical documentation including the use of laptop/notebook computers
- Annually prepares realistic professional goals and reviews their progress with Supervisor.