Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – COTA
Location: Ilion, NY
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) -
- Direct Hire
- Open to Recent OTA Graduates.
- Competitive Compensation, commensurate with experience.
- Comprehensive Benefits Package
- Opportunities for Professional Growth & Stability
- Innovative Training Programs
- Location: Ilion, NY (Situated 13 miles East of Utica NY, in the Mohawk region)
- Collaborate with the Occupational Therapist to develop a personalized rehabilitation plan.
- Adhere to the guidance of the OTR/L when selecting appropriate therapy activities for Residents based on their needs and capabilities.
- Assist Residents in performing their daily activities.
- Monitor and motivate Residents during therapy activities.
- Instruct Residents on the use of specialized equipment to enhance their daily functioning.
- Supervise and ensure proper execution of Residents' activities.
- Report progress of Residents to the OTR/L.
- Accurately document treatments and outcomes in rehabilitation software.
- Graduate of an accredited OTA Program.
- Current New York State OTA License.
- Prior experience in a long-term care setting is advantageous.
- About the area: Ilion, N.Y. is situated in the picturesque Mohawk Valley, offering expansive parks and playgrounds, as well as convenient shopping options. The housing options include a variety of charming 19th century Victorian homes, modern condominiums, and diverse new developments. The area is known for its exceptional school systems that have a strong academic track record and foster student success. There is also a well-equipped library and numerous accessible services. Oneida is conveniently located between Syracuse to the west and Utica to the east, with the beautiful Oneida Lake just 5 miles north. Additionally, the Finger Lakes wine country and the breathtaking Adirondack Mountains are easily reachable for day trips. Major cities like Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia, and New York City are all within a 5-hour drive. Regional pride and excitement are fueled by Syracuse University sports, and there are two world-class shopping and entertainment destinations - Turning Stone Casino and Destiny USA - located just minutes away.