Nashua, New Hampshire
Durham, North Carolina
Palo Alto, California
Knowledge and Ability
The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant utilizes necessary occupation therapy modalities to deliver care to the young adult through geriatric patient population. The COTA demonstrates good clinical judgment and is competent in the field of Certified Occupational Therapy. Provides care under the supervision of licensed staff.
Certification by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) in which technician is employed. Excellent communication skills necessary. Current BLS required. One year acute care experience is preferred.
Good general health and stress coping ability. Full mobility and ability to participate in normal activity. Demonstrates ability to speak and hear to communicate with patients, physicians, hospital personnel and the public. Near vision acuity for accurate reading and ability to inspect and analyze work. Able to lift up to thirty (30) pounds. Able to bend, stoop and stretch with minimal physical limitation.
OSHA Task Category
The normal procedure involves potential exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue. Universal Precautions with patients should be adhered to in the unlikely event of accidental exposure with ready access to first aid. Protective devices should be worn by the employee when performing tasks that may cause exposure.