Centers Health Care

Utica, NY

Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

Posted 12 days ago

Job Description

Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA): Per-Diem

Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is looking to hire an Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to work Per-Diem for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Utica, NY.

We offer the following:

  • Excellent Compensation
  • Great Benefits Package
  • Professional Growth & Stability
  • Innovative Training Programs
  • And much more!

OTA Duties Include:

  • 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.
  • 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.


OTA 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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Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, formerly known as Focus Utica for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, is a 120-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in Utica, New York. Our pledge to the community, our residents, and staff is to provide post-acute care in a manner that sets the standard of excellence and strives to meet and/or exceed the expectations of our residents, staff, and all we come in contact with. Services at Oneida Center include Skilled Nursing, Respite, Hospice, and Post-acute Rehabilitation and are affiliated with an Assisted Living Program and Adult Day Care. We endeavor to embrace our residents in times of crisis and assist them to leave and/or live here with a sense of well-being, individuality, and independence. Oneida Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium.

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