The Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant works under the supervision of licensed Occupational Therapists. Implements direct patient care as governed by licensure in the State of Florida and adhering to the American Occupational Therapy Association and/or National Board for Certified Occupational Therapy. The delivery of patient care will be performed in the acute care and/or outpatient setting for age-specific population; adults to geriatrics. The COTA primary function is to implement patient treatment in accordance with the Plan of Care established by the Occupational Therapist(s). Collaborates with the Occupational Therapist(s) regarding the Plan of Care and any changes. Communicates effectively with the OT and other healthcare professionals involved in the patient's care. Performs documentation of care, charges accurately in accordance with the department/hospital policy and procedures, and regulatory
requirements. Participates and projects a positive attitude with the patient experience to ensure optimal customer service. Performance measures include meeting established productivity standards. Flexibility with work schedule. May supervise students and/or volunteers.
Working Weekends, holidays and random shifts during the week. The work hours during the week is 8-4:30 or 8-5p - The weekends are more flex and 7-3p
Required: Associate's degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant
Preferred: 1 year experience
Required: Florida Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant by AOTA Licensure, American Heart Association BLS
Per Diem Variable, including some weekend hours
Job: Occupational Therapy
Primary Location: Miami, Florida
Facility: North Shore Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005027467
About North Shore Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.