posted

2 days ago

Location

Gainesville, FL

Description

Overview:

Critical Illness Recovery Hospital  

 

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - Per Diem

 

 

 

At Select Specialty/Regency Hospitals, a division of Select Medical, we care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU patients who require extended hospital care. Select Medical employs over 48,000 people across the country and provides quality care to approximately 70,000 patients each and every day across our four divisions.

 

Our mission is to provide an exceptional patient care experience that promotes healing and recovery in a compassionate environment. Each employee plays a vital role in doing that by living our cultural behaviors - celebrating success, owning the future, being patient-centered, creating change, thinking first and building trust.

 

Do you love the challenge of working with medically complex patients? Are you committed to delivering an excellent patient experience? If you answered 'yes', consider an opportunity with us!

Responsibilities:

We are looking for valued employees who will be Champions of the Select Medical Way, which includes putting the patient first, helping to improve quality of life for the community in which you live and work, continuing to develop and explore new ideas, providing high-quality care and doing well by doing what is right.

 

Reporting directly to the Occupational Therapist, you will be treating patients with complex needs and challenging diagnoses.

  • Conducting individual patient therapy regimens under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist (OT).
  • Monitoring patient's response to treatment and modifying treatment during sessions as indicated in collaboration with an OT.
  • Completing appropriate documentation according to department policies and procedures.
  • Participating in departmental, hospital, and community continuing education seminars and in-services.
Qualifications:

You will demonstrate an understanding of patient needs, ensuring that each patient feels informed and understood, as well as heard. Successful employees are passionate about providing a superior quality of care and are inventive problem solvers who thrives in a dynamic environment.

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Must have successfully completed (or be eligible to complete) the NBCOT examinations for Occupational Therapy Assistants.
  • Possess Occupational Therapy Assistant license in the state that the job is located in.
  • Possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification by start date

Preferred qualifications  that will make you successful:

  • Critical care experience in a hospital setting is a plus.
Additional Data:

Select Medical strives to provide our employees with work-life balance, as we understand that happy employees have both fulfilling careers and fulfilling lives beyond our doors.

  • The opportunity to tend to complex, critically ill patients.
  • Work jointly with an interdisciplinary team, consisting of registered nurses, physical and occupational therapists, speech language pathologists and physicians to assist patients in regaining their independence.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with patients and their families.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID).
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription coverage.
  • A 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
  • Short and Long Term Disability.
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave.

We'd love for you to join the team!

 

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.