The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant ('COTA') for Brighton Rehabilitation ('Brighton') is responsible for providing quality Occupational Therapy services to patients and contract facilities to include treatment, provision of education, appropriate documentation, and patient/family communication for the purpose of assisting the patients achieve optimal functional level and quality of life in an interdisciplinary rehabilitation setting. This position reports directly to the Director or Rehabilitation. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Quality Patient Care
RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Physical requirements for this position are classified as medium to heavy under the Department of Labor classification. The employee must be capable of exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently (1/2 of the time), and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to move objects, equipment, and or persons served. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch, use hands to manipulate tools, equipment, or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance, lift, and perform medium to maximum transfer assists with persons served. The employee is required to have visual and hearing acuity sufficient enough to assess persons served safety and ability. The employee works inside the persons served rooms or clinic and is regularly exposed to bodily fluids. The essential functions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of a COTA. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.