The Kinera Foundation team is a compassionate, kind, resourceful group of diverse, professional individuals who love making a difference together. We are always excited to take on new challenges, united by the Kinera mission: "Kinera Foundation will enhance the quality of life for children with special health care needs and their families, across the lifespan."
Description: We are looking for a part-time COTA (Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant) who enjoys learning in a rich and supportive environment where you will be empowered and encouraged to grow your career in pediatric occupational therapy. This role is ideal for a candidate who wants to make a difference in the lives of children and their families.
The part-time COTA will assist in providing appropriate aspects of quality patient care under the supervision of licensed occupational therapist(s). This position has the potential to grow into a full-time role. Overview of Responsibilities: · Implements and executes an established patient treatment plan of care under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist. · Communicates with patient, families, referring physicians, and other members of the team. · Provides timely written documentation per organization requirements and insurance providers. · Prepares and submits patient charges accurately to provide appropriate billing information. · Professional judgment to ensure safety of self, patients, and others at all times.
Education and Experience:
Associates degree or two-year college certificate in occupational therapy assistant program (COTA).
Experience working with special needs children, working with typical children and/or rehabilitation preferred
Licenses, Registrations or Certifications:
Criminal background check required for hire
Valid occupational therapy assistant license
CPR and First Aid certifications preferred
Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job
Ability to manage multiple tasks
Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to supervisors
· Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds with assistance according to the patients’ abilities. · Must be able to sit and walk for extended periods of time. · Must be able to bend, squat, push, stoop, and pull as needed especially in fulfilling patient care activities.
Flexible schedule (combination of in-person and remotely with telehealth) Compassionate and supportive working environment Competitive Pay Independent contractor position Hours per week: 15-20 hours (with potential for full-time hours)
Job Type: Part-time Pay: up to $40 per hour based on experience Start Date: Ready to start immediately