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Providence Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) in Hillsboro, Oregon


Providence is calling a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - Beaverton Day Center (1.0 FTE, Days) to Elderplace Beaverton in Hillsboro, OR

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We are seeking a Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) who will assess needs and provides Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) services and direct treatment in consultation with the Occupational Therapist. The COTA functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team. Responsible for home care coordination

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Function as a member of the inter-disciplinary team, completes Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) screen for new or designated geriatric participants. Notify Occupational Therapist (OTR) of need for further evaluation based upon specific criteria.

  • Provide activity of daily living (ADL) assistance as needed to supplement home care of care givers, based on condition of geriatric participant, home environment and/or abilities of care

  • Provide COTA, individual and group activities to maintain and enhance the geriatric participants' physical functioning such as in ADLs (bathing, toileting, eating, dressing, personal hygiene, grooming, and behavior

  • Provide specific individual geriatric COTA treatments as per OTR care plan

  • Provide appropriate instruction, in-service, assistance and monitoring to other staff as needed, specifically related to ADL care plans.

  • Participate in committee work related to rehabilitation, program planning, equipment, and other committees of interest to support the operations of the program

  • Maintain up-to-date treatment plan records, progress notes and other required documentation in the electronic medical record.

  • Assess need and implements action to get necessary equipment for geriatric participant/caregiver use to enhance and/or support all indicated ADL activities in the center and at home, in conjunction with the occupational therapist. Responsible for maintenance, labeling, cleaning, and inventory of appropriate equipment.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate of a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

  • Current registration and license as a COTA in the State of Oregon.

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Health Care Provider certification required within 1 months of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • One year (1) experience in the area of Occupational Therapy as a COTA

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As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Oregon-Hillsboro

Req ID: 296346