Centers Health Care

Schenectady, NY

Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Posted 23 days ago

Job Description

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Schenectady Center is actively seeking an Occupational Therapy Assistant to work for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Schenectady, NY.


COTA Duties Include:

  • COTA's Select therapy activities to fit Residents' needs and capabilities.
  • Assist Residents in carrying out daily activities.
  • Monitor Residents' performance in therapy activities, providing encouragement.
  • Teach Residents how to use special equipment to assist with daily function.
  • COTA's Work in collaboration with the OT to establish a rehabilitation plan.
  • Supervise Residents activities to ensure they are done properly.
  • Report the Residents progress to the OT.
  • Handle administrative/clerical tasks.


COTA Requirements Include:

  • A graduate of an accredited OTA Program
  • Current New York State OTA License
  • Experience in long-term care settings preferred

About Us:

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Schenectady Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 240-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located near the lively, reinvigorated downtown. With a long tradition of supporting the community-and being an active part of it-Schenectady Center is one of the newest in all of New York State with modern fixtures, contemporary features, and the latest amenities throughout. Our patient-centered therapy sessions are delivered by our caring, compassionate, expert team and will ensure that your program is tailored to your specific rehabilitation needs. Schenectady Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium.

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