Focus Staff- Rockford, Illinois
WE CURRENTLY HAVE A CLIENT IN ROCKFORD, IL LOOKING FOR A CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT (TRAVELING COTA) Focus Staff is seeking a traveling Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to work implementing activities necessary to help individuals learn life-management skills within limits of their mental and physical capabilities with a focus on play-based therapies and a functional approach. CONTRACT ASSIGNMENT - 13 Weeks (Temporary) SHIFT: 5x8 Days REWARDS: (COTA/Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant) * Pay depends on location and experience. * 401K matching * New licensing reimbursement * Job staffing in all 50 states * We are offering a very competitive package to the right licensed Certified Occupational Therapist Candidates need to possess phenomenal efficiency and attention to detail with a strong knowledge of procedures and patient safety. Being Compassionate and sensitive is a prerequisite for the profession. The ideal Candidates goes a step further by being a critical thinker and fast to act with emergencies. REQUIREMENTS: * Must possess independent decision-making skills. * Solid understanding of patient safety and precautions * Excellent communication skills with the staff, physicians, patients and families. * Ability to relate positively to residents and families and work cooperatively with other employees. * Meet all local health regulations, and successfully complete a post-offer health assessment. * Physical and sensory requirements (with or without the aid of mechanical devices): walking, reaching, climbing, bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing and pulling, ability to hear and respond to pages; ability to read and write; ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with residents, families, personnel, vendors and consultants; ability to remain calm under stress; ability to distinguish smells, tastes and temperatures. WORK EXPERIENCE: At least 2 years of experience as a COTA (Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant) If you are seeking a position as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and would like to work with an agency that will listen to your needs and career goals, then Focus Staff is the right place to be. We are proud of our ability to build relationships with all our healthcare professionals, whether you are seeking Travel assignments, PRN work or Permanent Placed positions. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Provides patient care as an Occupational Therapy Assistant to patients in assigned facility (or facilities). * Assist patients under direction of an Occupational Therapist to maximize their potential in activities of daily living including areas of self-care, meal time skills, and manipulation skills * Constructs adaptive equipment, self-help devices as recommended by OT * Assists OT to instruct and educate patients and families for home care and carry over. * Properly and accurately documents/charts observations and other data related to the clinical condition of the patient. * Delivers age appropriate care for the patient population. * Attends and participates in continuing education programs to monitor proficiency, expand current knowledge and enhance professional excellence. Willingly shares knowledge and provides clinical orientation to other members of the staff. JOB TYPE: Contract/Temporary/Travel LOCATION: ROCKFORD, IL If You have a Passion for Certified Occupational Therapy, Apply Today and a Recruiter will guide you through the Process. Join our VIP team of Traveling Professionals! Traveling COTA, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Part-Time, Contract, Travel, Temporary, 13 Weeks, Temp. Tier14
Jackson Therapy Partners- Chicago, Illinois
Jackson Therapy Partners is currently seeking a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) for a contract position at a state-of-the-art facility to work under the supervision and direction of an Occupational Therapist while helping patients with injuries, illnesses, or disabilities develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for everyday life. QUALIFICATIONS: * Eligible to work in the U.S. * Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college required. * Current certification in good standing with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. * Current hands-on CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association. * Current medical documentation and testing. * Current state and contract-required competency tests and credentials. VIBRANT CULTURE: You'll enjoy an incredibly supportive and ambitious team at Jackson where Traveling Therapists have built rewarding careers since 2006. We're committed to sending highly qualified therapists like you to reputable facilities across the US in the cities and towns you choose. AWESOME BENEFITS YOUR FIRST DAY: * WEEKLY, ON-TIME PAY because that's how it should be. * CUSTOMIZED PACKAGES built specifically for you that may include referral bonuses, license and CEU reimbursement, and housing and relocation costs. * TRANSPARENT RECRUITING PROCESS that won't leave you in the dark about where you're going or what you're getting. * FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULES: You pick the contract option that fits you best from travel, local, part-time to flexible scheduling. Experience the stability, benefits and perks of a "permanent" job while working year-round or just seasonally, it's up to you. Gain experience or enjoy the choice to work at top notch hospitals, outpatient facilities, skilled nursing facilities and schools across the U.S. Apply now and you'll be contacted by a recruiter who will give you more information on this or other COTA vacancies in the settings and locations that matter most to you. _ EEO STATEMENT Jackson Healthcare and its family of companies are an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our associates. _
COTA Travel Jobs in Illinois
If you are looking for your next certified occupational therapy assistant job look no further, Illinois is waiting for you to book your next assignment here. With an abundance of opportunity, there is so much room for growth in your experience as a travel occupational therapy assistant in the great state of Illinois. With a large amount of outdoor activity as well as popular attractions for everyone there is something for any kind of traveler in Illinois. Whether you like history or visiting zoos or aquariums there is something for anyone. Garden of the Gods has always been a popular destination for its visitors due to the rock formations that make for excellent views. Starved Rock State Park is also a destination worth your while during your days off or downtime. Here you will see canyons and be able to hike on trails while being towered by trees and other scenery. There will never be a dull moment when you decide to travel to Illinois for your next occupational therapy assistant job. By browsing the jobs on Allied Travel Careers you will be exposed to jobs located in any area of Illinois that will be sure to meet all of your needs in a travel destination. Where you decide to travel to for your next travel therapy job is crucial and Allied Travel Careers is here to help you find the job that is right for you. Browse now and get started in an occupational therapy assistant job in Illinois today!