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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company: First Step Therapy, LLC
Location: Sanford
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

First Step Therapy is currently seeking a COTA to join our growing multidisciplinary team of therapists to provide services in community settings in the *Sanford area*.

*PRN to FULL-TIME AVAILABLE!*

*Paid training provided for new therapists.*

_*Job Summary*_

Occupational therapy assistants collaborate with occupational therapists to develop and carry out a treatment plan for each patient. Occupational therapy assistants also may work with people who have learning disabilities, teaching them skills that allow them to be more independent.

Assistants monitor activities to make sure that patients and parents are doing them correctly. They record the patient's progress and provide feedback to the occupational therapist so that the therapist can change the treatment plan if the patient is not getting the desired results.

Maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Maintain good client relations with facilities and their staff. This job requires that therapist provide services at the clinic, school and home.

_*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*__: _

* Conducts patient's treatment goals, and reports to OTR for revision of treatment plan when indicated.
* Discusses treatment plan with patient to establish expectations and communicates treatment plan with support staff.
* Provide OT therapy services (treatment) to the patients.

*BASIC QUALIFICATIONS*:

* Valid Florida COTA license
* Sensory Integration
* Pediatric experience
* Ability to physically assist patients in performing functional tasks and therapeutic exercises
* Level II fingerprinting background
* CPR

_Company info: http://www.firststep-therapy.com_

_*Equal Opportunity Employer*_

*Keywords: certified occupational therapy assistant, COTA, Pediatric, Seminole County, Sanford*

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Pediatrics
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):
* What are your area(s) of interest?

Education:
* Associate (Required)

Experience:
* pediatric: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:
* Spanish (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Occupational Therapy Assistant License (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: First Step Therapy, LLC, Sanford , Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Other , Sanford, Florida

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