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COTA - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company: Chelsea Jewish Lifecare
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

COTA - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (Per-Diem) | for Living

The Leonard Florence Center for Living, located in scenic and historic "Admirals Hill" in Chelsea, MA is part of Chelsea Jewish Lifecare--a non-profit, mission driven organization which has been providing innovative care to the elderly and disabled in Massachusetts for over 100 years!

The Leonard Florence Center for Living sets the stage for a model of care that is far removed from traditional nursing homes. The prevailing goal of the Leonard Florence Center is to create a "real" home that provides exceptional care, but also supports those seeking to redefine the worth and meaning of late life and those living with debilitating diseases. It is not only the first urban Green House skilled nursing facility in the country, but it also has the remarkable distinction of showcasing three homes dedicated to caring for individuals living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) and multiple sclerosis (M.S.). Most recently, we opened a state-of-the-art Ventilator Unit-the only one of the kind in the world!

Position Summary: As a member of our Therapy Team, the COTA - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant provides occupational therapy services to our residents and patients by assisting in the assessment and treatment of therapeutic interventions with the highest level of professionalism, care and compassion. They maintain pertinent documentation, carry out appropriate treatment plans under supervision of OTR/L or PT, and contribute to discharge planning.

Benefits:

  • Rewarding job within an outstanding and recognized organization
  • Great working environment in our state-of-the-art facility located on Admirals Hill
  • Inclusive company culture
  • Free Parking
  • Free Meals
  • Facility Accessible by MBTA Commuter Rail and Bus
  • And more!

COTA Qualifications:

  • Current Massachusetts Licensure as a COTA - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Experience in Geriatrics long-term care or short-term rehab is preferred
  • Maintains educational competency as required by state and federal regulations
  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend and squat for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to push, pull objects and lift/carry up to 20 pounds unassisted on a frequent basis and up to 50 pounds or more with assistance on occasion
  • Ability to interact effectively with residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, the general public and other staff members

Hours: Per-Diem.

Apply today and become part of our Chelsea Jewish Lifecare team at the Leonard Florence Center for Living!

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare conducts extensive background checks and professional references for all potential employees. You must be able to provide a recent physical and required immunizations.

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is an equal opportunity employer, veterans & disability. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.

Keywords: Chelsea Jewish Lifecare, Chelsea , COTA - Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Other , Chelsea, Massachusetts

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