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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant
KODIAK AK 99615
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-89873983

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  Job posted:   Sat May 19, 2018
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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

**Description:**

**Providence is calling a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant** **(Dept, Shift, 0.0) to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska.**

**In this position you will:**

+ Perform screens for outpatients, inpatients and long term care residents and provides the supervising OT data to be used for evaluation, progress note and plan of care.

+ Provide occupational therapy treatment under the supervision of the OT. Confers with treatment care team, individually and in conference, to exchange, and discuss patient/resident/client information for planning, modifying, and coordinating plan of care.

+ Document goals and progress for the medical record according to facility guidelines.

+ Provide and train clients and family members in the use of adaptive equipment for increasing independence with ADLs/IADLs. Assists the OT's in ordering special equipment for patients and residents. Fits and trains them in use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs.

**Qualifications:**

**Required qualifications for this position include:**

+ Graduate from an associate degree program in Occupational Therapy Assistant

+ Licensed in the State of Alaska as a COTA

+ Basic Life Support (BLS) or the ability to obtain certification within 90 days of date of hire

**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**

+ 1 year of clinical experience with physical disabilities

**About Kodiak Island Medical Center**

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC's long term care facility, has 22 beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, please click on the following link:

**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**

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**Our Mission**

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

**About Us**

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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:** On Call

**Shift:** Day

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

**Location:** Alaska-Kodiak

**Req ID:** 188896

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