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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company Overview

Join an award-winning team!  Clarke County Hospital is a nationally ranked top 20 Critical Access Hospital located in Osceola, Iowa.  Exceptional patient satisfaction reflects our positive work culture and our friendly staff throughout the hospital.  We strive to make a difference by providing excellent, compassionate care.

Job Summary

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) performs treatments as directed by the Occupational Therapist. The COTA coordinates patient care with members of other departments and other staff within Therapy Services and documents treatments given in the patient medical record.   

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Carries out patient treatment plan in tasks designed to restore, reinforce and enhance performance
  • Facilitates learning of identified skills and functions essential for adaptation to improve outcome
  • Monitors patient response and notifies OT in changes of condition, to appropriately modify plan
  • Accurately docments treatment given in the patient record and bills according to requirements.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Associate of Science degree as Occupational Therapy Assistant from an AOTA accredited program.
  • Licensed in Iowa or in process of getting license to practice OT.
  • BCLS is required within one year of employment.  
  • Experience with geriatric populations is preferred.

Benefits and Perks

  • Free Life Insurance
  • Free Long Term Disability coverage
  • Free access to workout equipment
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision services discounts
  • Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS)
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Shift differential and call back pay incentives
  • OTC drug discount purchase
  • Group offers to special events and amusement park
  • Parking is close and free
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