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Providence Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant *$5,000.00 Sign-on Bonus* in Seattle, Washington


Providence is calling a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Occupational Therapy at Providence Mount St. Vincent in Seattle, WA.

Offering a $5,000.00 sign on bonus to any new, external candidate hired into this position.

The Occupational Therapist Assistant functions under the direct supervision of the Occupational Therapist responsible for a specific client's care. The Occupational Therapist Assistant assumes responsibility and accountability for providing Occupational Therapy treatment procedures, case management and carries out discharge plans as specified by the treatment plan established by a Occupational Therapist and in accordance with established facility/agency policies while maintaining the highest degree of quality client care.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system.

In this position you will:

  • Provide care in accordance with physician orders and the established plan of care by the evaluating Occupational Therapist. Assess the effectiveness of treatment and consult with the supervising Occupational Therapist to modify treatment to achieve goals.

  • Implement therapy plan of care in collaboration with the Occupational Therapist and the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Demonstrate an ability to treat the wide range of diagnoses and be knowledgeable in therapy treatments, goals and contraindications for treatment.

  • Prepare clients for therapy, and transports them to and from therapy areas.

  • Provide client/family education and counseling regarding issues related to rehabilitation treatments and goals, safety risks, review process and/or other issues within scope of practice. Teach exercise programs and compensatory techniques or skills for managing ongoing physical or functional deficits, participate in care conferences.

  • Implement discharge plans under the supervision of the supervising Occupational Therapist. Participat in team reassessments and discharge planning. Teach client or family discharge therapy program.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Current Washington State COTA certification

  • Food Handler's Permit (or must obtain within 14 days of hire)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year experience as an OTA in acute care or long-term care environment

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Mount St. Vincent is a vibrant, elegant and innovative living care community for primarily older adults that celebrates life, living and individual capability. We are West Seattle's largest employer with nearly 500 employees representing more than 27 countries of origin. "The Mount" is home to more than 400 people who need some type of assistance with daily living or are in need of 24-hour care. Programs offered include assisted living apartments, skilled nursing in specially designed neighborhoods, short-stay sub-acute care, an adult day program and the Intergenerational Learning Center for child care of infants and preschool age children.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 346540