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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the PRN career opportunities as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsHCA Houston Healthcare Southeast, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.

  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) is responsible for performing treatment programs developed by the Occupational Therapist, documenting treatment, attending team meetings, and participating in continuing education.

  • Appropriate treatment programs can include, but are not limited to: range of motion, strengthening, sensory, activities of daily living, cognitive / visual-perceptual activities, craft and leisure activities, group activities, and adaptation of splints, assistive devices, tools, and slings.
  • COTA is also responsible for providing an inservice for appropriate staff after attending an approved continuing education opportunity.
  • COTA is responsible for attending continuing education opportunities provided by the hospital, department, or outside sources. Completion of 3.0 CEUs or 30 contact hours of continuing education to renew C.O.T.A. license is required every two years. Attendance at all mandatory inservices for the hospital and department is required. A current CPR certification is required.
  • COTA is responsible for maintaining daily attendance records and charges for each patient. Confidentiality of all patient records is required. Patient / family education will be documented.
  • COTA is responsible for maintaining effective communication with all team members, family, patient, and other medical staff as indicated. Attendance and participation at team meetings and department meetings is required to discuss the patient's condition, progression, plans and goals. COTA is responsible for consulting with physicians, Occupational Therapists, and other team members as indicated regarding requests and / or suggestions.
  • COTA is responsible for performing the treatment program with each assigned patient as developed by an Occupational Therapist. Treatment should be implemented within the specified timeframe and should be appropriate for the developmental needs, diagnosis, and goals set.
  • COTA is to complete all documentation within the specified timeframe. All documentation will be completed in accordance with department and hospital policies and procedures. Progress reports will be completed on all patients within the specified timeframe. The documentation will contain appropriate subjective and objective information which provides a clear statement of the treatment given, the patient's response to and tolerance of the treatment, and any progress noted.
  • Expectations Ethics and Compliance 1. All employees will be held accountable for behaviors displayed relative to the values articulated in the Mission and Values Statement. "Will act with absolute honest, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives." 2. All employees will be held accountable for attending training regarding the Code of Conduct program at least annually.
  • Treatment should be coordinated with team members and other medical needs. COTA is responsible for securing the necessary supplies from the department for treatment. Compliance with all safety, infection control, and quality assurance policies and procedures is required. Confidentiality of the patient and treatment is required. Appropriate communication with the Occupational Therapists is required. What qualifications you will need:License / Certifications / Requirements:
    • Requires current Texas licensure (COTA)
    • BLS certification or must obtain within 30 days of hire dateEducation:
      • Requires graduation from an approved Occupational Therapy Assistant program. Experience:
        • One year of COTA experience is preferred. This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast is a full-service 340+ bed acute care hospital in Pasadena, Texas. We have been a leader of medical care in Pasadena for more than 50 years. With board-certified physicians, registered nurses and expert technicians, the community has come to rely on us for top-quality, comprehensive and compassionate healthcare. HCA Houston Southeast is the only hospital in Pasadena with both Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI and Resuscitation by the American College of Cardiology and full accreditation by The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. We are members of HCA Houston Healthcare, the most comprehensive family of hospitals in the region and part of the leading provider of healthcare in the country, HCA Healthcare. Together we are stronger, smarter and more accessible in providing the patient-centered care you need close to home.
          HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
          "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

          HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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