HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant COTA Temporary in Wichita, Kansas

One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services Wesley offers. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley medical center is an acute-care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER and Wesley Woodlawn ER and the Wesley Derby ER.

An HCA facility since 1985, Wesley owns and operates Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER and Wesley Children's Hospital.

We are proud to have earned an "A" rating in the most recent Leapfrog Hospital Patient Safety Score Report!

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Position Summary: The COTA assists the Occupational Therapist in implementing the patient's treatment plan, education, dismissal planning and documentation with minimum weekly review and supervision by an Occupational Therapist. * Assists the Occupational Therapist in implementing the patient's treatment plan, education, dismissal planning and documentation with minimum weekly review and supervision by an Occupational Therapist * Communicates verbally with the patient, family, physicians and other health care staff regarding the nature of the patient's disability, treatment plan, safety issues and expected outcome of the patient * Assists with discharge planning for he the patient who will be continuing rehabilitation service at another facility * Documents all patient related activities in a manner that is thorough, clear, timely and allows for easy retrieval of information and is consistent with medical center policies and procedures * Supervises Occupational Therapy Assistant students during their clinical affiliations and provide formal and informal education sessions to patients, families, physicians, health care staff, students or any other group requesting information on topics within the scope of practice * Monitors compliance with all applicable laws and regulations promulgated by the government or other third parties * Assists the organization in incorporating the guiding principles into its education practices and in creating an environment responsive to change * Consistently meets established productivity requirements * Contacts physicians and office staff to promote Rehab Services and Wesley Medical Center

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification * Current Occupational Therapy Assistant licensure in the state of Kansas * Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy Required Education or Experience * Associates of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy Required Knowledge and Skills * Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, verbally and written * Teamwork skills * Demonstrated knowledge of principles of growth and development over an individual's life span

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant COTA Temporary

Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00323-19512