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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

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Company: Compassionate Care Home Health Agency, LLC
Expected salary: $35 – 40 per hour
Location: Fresno, CA
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Job description: Benefits:
  • 401(k) matching
  • Competitive salary
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance
Are you looking for a place where you can make a genuine difference in people’s lives?

Search no further!

Compassionate Care Home Health, Hospice, and In-Home Care has four office locations (Fresno, Visalia, Modesto, and Bakersfield) and services eight counties throughout the Central Valley (Stanislaus, Mariposa, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings, and Kern) – and we’re growing fast! Our top priority is maintaining our culture of respect and love for our patients and team, alike. Our commitment to our core values allows us to be a provider and employer of choice. We understand that our employees are key to providing quality care and are our most important resource.

We actively seek career-oriented individuals, to whom we offer job security and upward mobility when appropriate – based on merit and performance. We proudly employ an accomplished team of professionals and our team is as diverse as the communities we serve, representing different ethnicities, religions, ages, national origins, and sexual orientations.

Join us today and grow with us!

We are currently seeking to fill the COTA position.

-Position to be performed at the Fresno, California Headquarters, 93711.

Job Description Summary:

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) contracted through Compassionate Care works under the Registered Occupational Therapist (OT) that is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for occupational therapy services and for adherence to all conditions outlined in the Service Agreement. The certified occupational therapy assistant performs only those services planned, delegated and supervised by the Registered Occupational Therapist.
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participates in the ongoing evaluation of patient’s functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self care ability, work capacity, etc.) as delegated by the Registered Occupational Therapist. Participates in the ongoing evaluation of the home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living – as delegated by the Registered Occupational Therapist
  • Participates in teaching new skills or retraining patients in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with our policies and procedures.
  • Maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes and reports to the Registered Occupational Therapist. Properly documents any changes in the patient’s conditions
  • Submits clinical documentation in accordance with our policies
  • Follows treatment program and goals for improved patient function, as established by the Registered Occupational Therapist. Documents patient’s response to treatment plan and progress toward established goals.
  • Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient’s care to promote coordinated, efficient treatment. Documents such communication in accordance with our policies.
  • Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences and other meetings as required by our policies to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for our patients.
  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home care services. Consults with the supervising Registered Occupational Therapist and assists with necessary referrals, as appropriate.
  • Participates in instructing patient’s family/caregiver and other health care personnel in patient’s treatment regime, as delegated by the Registered Occupational Therapist.
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Is supervised by the Registered Occupational Therapist no less than every thirty days. Documentation in the clinical record system will reflect ongoing communication between the Registered Occupational Therapist and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. The patient’s condition, the patient’s response to services provided by the assistant, any need to change the plan of care and patient outcomes are all to be documented.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties.
  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduate of an occupational therapy assistant curriculum accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Certified with the National Certification Examination of the American Occupational
Therapy Association.
  • Licensed by the State Board of Healing Arts in accordance with state licensure laws.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
  • Licensed driver with automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with the organization requirements.
Employees and patients are equally precious to us. Your happiness is our happiness – we offer you the following benefits for any full time position:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Dynamic, fun, team-oriented work environment
  • Countless growth and development opportunities
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Company Paid Life insurance
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401K
  • FSA
  • And so much more!
Compassionate Care was established in 2003 in Fresno County and has grown into Central California’s most trusted home health agency. Compassionate Care provides in-home medical, rehabilitative, and support services by seasoned professionals with comprehensive clinical training and robust hospitality experience. In July of 2020 the organization officially began its venture into Hospice, to vertically integrate services while always prioritizing their patients’ continuum of care. In 2023, Compassionate Care launched its In-Home Care branch to accommodate the non-medical needs of their patient population.

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