Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA), Per Diem, Acute Care

Rockville, MD
Sep 01, 2021
Jan 05, 2022
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center seeks to hire a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) you will:
• Work under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist and assist them to provide rehabilitative services to patients suffering from physical, mental, development problems - either congenital or accidental, post-surgery, etc.
• Assist in providing rehabilitation services for the patients to aid in the recovery, improvement, and maintain the skills needed for day-to-day activities.
• Monitor the patients and understand their health issues and requirements and make sure that they are provided the necessary support.
• Help patients in working through the rehabilitative exercises and treatments as suggested by the occupational therapists, as well as aiding in feeding, dressing, or changing beddings and help maintain hygiene.
• Maintain and order equipment's used in the process of treatment and give regular progress reports to the doctors. Document the progress report of the patients and make necessary changes in the treatment process as suggested by the doctor.

Qualified Candidates will possess:
• High School Diploma or GED required
• Associate's degree from accredited COTA program required
• Site-specific experience preferred (minimum of 1 clinical affiliation required)
• Licensed COTA in the State of Maryland
• Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join our team! Apply today to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Per diem requirement: Minimum of 2 weekend days per month + rotation in holiday schedule for major holidays and weekends around the major holidays.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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