Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – COTA

Location: Utica, NY

Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA) -

  • Full-time Position.
  • Immediate Employment.
  • Open to Recent OTA Program Graduates.
  • Competitive Salary, commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package.
  • Opportunities for Professional Development & Career Stability.
  • Innovative Training Programs to enhance skills.
  • Location: Utica, NY
  • Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Occupational Therapists to develop personalized rehabilitation plans.
  • Select appropriate therapy activities based on individual needs and capabilities, under the guidance of OTR/L.
  • Assist patients in performing daily activities.
  • Monitor and encourage patients' progress in therapy activities.
  • Educate patients on the use of specialized equipment to improve daily functioning.
  • Supervise and ensure proper execution of patients' activities.
  • Report patients' progress to the Occupational Therapist (OTR/L).
  • Accurately document treatments and outcomes in rehabilitation software.
  • Requirements:
  • Graduation from an accredited OTA Program.
  • Valid OTA License in the state of New York.
  • Prior experience in long-term care setting preferred.

About Utica, NY: Utica is a city located in Oneida County, New York, in the Mohawk Valley. It offers a distinctive urban environment with extensive parks, playgrounds, and convenient shopping options. The housing market includes a variety of options ranging from historic 19th-century Victorians to modern condominiums and new developments. The city boasts excellent schools known for academic achievements and student success. Utica is equidistant between Syracuse and Utica, and it is just 5 miles away from Oneida Lake, offering recreational opportunities. Additionally, the beautiful Finger Lakes wine country and the majestic Adirondack mountains are easily accessible for day trips. The city is within a 5-hour drive of major metropolitan areas like Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia, and New York City. Regional pride and excitement can be found in Syracuse University sports, while Turning Stone Casino and Destiny USA provide world-class shopping and entertainment options, both located just minutes away.

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