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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)

Grant Regional Health Center

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ID: 37597

Posted On 08/29/2023

Job Overview

TITLE: Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)
DEPARTMENT: Rehabilitation
POSITION STATUS/HOURS: Full-time (36-40 hours/week). Hours are flexible: 7am-3:30pm or 8am-4:30pm. Monday-Friday.
Benefit Eligible Position!

The COTA provides occupational therapy services to hospital inpatients, swing bed, outpatients, and home health patients under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist (OTR). These services include following structured evaluations, patient treatment, and documentation.

1. Perform ongoing assessment after initial evaluation which include: using medical record, assessing cognitive/perceptual status, sensory status, neuromuscular status, range of motion, posture, functional activities, physiologic response, balance/coordination, positioning and restrain use, age-specific assessment perform manual muscle test (MMT), and instructing activities of daily living.
2. Read and understand plan of care set up by the therapist including assess patients’ response to treatment and chose activities accordingly, assist with discharge planning, teach patient/family home program
3. Utilize special equipment such as cryotherapy and hot packs
4. Perform special skills: sensory integration techniques, myofascial techniques, treatment of geriatric patients, splinting techniques, issues and instructs adaptive equipment design and implement exercise program, and documentation; participates in team/family conferences
5. Complies with hospital safety policies and procedures (restraint policy, body mechanics, infection control and OSHA standards, do not resuscitate orders)
6. Demonstrates advocacy toward patient and family: understand patient bill of rights, maintains confidentiality when interacting with patient, family, other personnel and the public; cares for the patient with ethical dilemmas; demonstrates awareness of patient satisfaction; communicates with physicians and other health care professionals to provide opportunities for positive rehab outcomes
7. Promotes community health
8. Demonstrates professional behavior: manages time, utilize support personnel, documentation, professional development, effective communication skills, billing responsibilities
9. Other duties as assigned

Graduate of an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) approved education program. Current licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant in the State of Wisconsin. Current AOTA certification. Experience preferred but new grads are welcome! DPI license or willing to obtain is preferred.

Apply online at and submit updated resume. Interviews will begin as qualified applications are received.

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About the Company

Grant Regional Health Center is a critical access hospital and clinic located in Lancaster Wisconsin. We are a progressive and growing facility! Our 2018 47,800 square foot expansion showcases a new med/surg department, new space for our growing multi-specialty clinic, state-of-the art radiology department with in-house MRI, expanded emergency department with enclosed ambulance garage and a rooftop heliport.

Our expanded surgery department features three updated, modern operating rooms, pre- and post-surgical areas, teaching consultation room, as well as dedicated entrance and waiting area. Our Physicians, anesthesia and surgery staff are committed to providing our patients an exceptional surgical experience. They strive to promote a culture-driven environment of excellence, quality, compassion and dignity.

Please join us to experience the difference.  Other enhancements include a new main entrance with amenities such as our gift shop, Perfect Blend coffee shop, healing garden, history and donor recognition wall and additional parking for staff and patients. An additional 39,000 square feet of renovated space wraps up the construction project and symbolizes our commitment to the patient-centered model of care.

We are honored to have achieved 5 Star Rating in Patient Experience for 4+ years in a row! That designation puts us in the top 6% of hospitals in the nation! We have also recently achieved Overall 5 Star Rating.

We are located in BEAUTIFUL, scenic, and peaceful Southwest Wisconsin. The rolling hills offer lots of opportunity for the sports enthusiast (biking, hiking, ATV/UTV trails, running/walking). The Mississippi is literally 15 minutes from our hospital and offers fantastic boating, kayaking, water skiing, jet skiing and amazing fishing too! Ski resorts within 30 minutes of our facility. Madison WI is 1.5 hours, Dubuque IA is 30 minutes, Chicago IL is 3.5 hours.....we're in the heart of the Tri-States!