Certified Occupational Therapy Asst - Home Health
As a COTA at NCHHHA will have the ability to get to know your individual patients and support your team members in executing tailored plans of care. You will perform treatment and provide exercise instruction under the supervision of and in partnership with a qualified Physical Therapist. A large portion of your time spent with the patient will be focused on education aimed at improving/enhancing the patient's wellbeing. Our COTAs are an integral part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team. You will maintain a high level of autonomy and work to the top of your license. You will enjoy a flexible workday, with an option to start and end your day from home. Strong clinical support and education resources provide as well as support in obtaining certifications in your area of expertise.
Essential Qualifications: Graduate from an occupational therapy assistant curriculum approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association, certified with the National Certification Examination of the American Occupational therapy Association, a current and valid COTA license granted from the state of New Hampshire, and CPR certification is required. A minimum of one year of clinical experience as a certified occupation therapy assistant is required. Must have good organizational skills with the ability to multitask, have excellent customer service and communication skills, and proficiency in computer use including MS office. Must also be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency (NCHHHA), based in Littleton, NH, serves residents of Coos and Grafton Counties. Compassionate, patient-focused services include Home Care, Palliative Care, and Hospice Care. Home care offerings include, but may not be limited to, skilled observation and assessment, nursing care management, disease management, surgical aftercare, wound care, injections and IV therapy, maternal and baby health, pediatric care, rehabilitative services, and therapeutic assessment and rehabilitation planning specific to the home. Palliative care services include in-home consultation with a provider and/or Medical Social Worker, advanced care planning, symptom management recommendations, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. Hospice care includes a certified hospice nursing assessment, 24/7 clinical support, in-home provider visits for pain and symptom management, medical supplies, equipment and hospice medications, volunteer support and companionship, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. A proud partner of North Country Healthcare (NCH), NCHHHA is a Medicare-certified, non-profit organization and a member agency of the Home Care Association of NH.
About North Country Healthcare (NCH):
North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.
North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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