Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

  1. Allison Park,PA
  2. Jun 14, 2019
  3. Healthcare : General Healthcare

Concordia at Rebecca Residence in Allison Park offers personal care or long-term nursing care. Nestled in front of a 52-acre backdrop of woodlands and picturesque landscape, our beautiful location has a rural feeling, but is just a half hour away from the shopping, restaurants and culture of Pittsburgh. We strive to hire excellent people at Concordia - and keep them as well!

Position Summary

The Certified Occupational
Therapy Assistant is responsible for providing occupational therapy services to
residents as prescribed by the attending physician under the supervision of an
Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed (OTR/L).



  • Graduate of an Occupational Therapy Assistant curriculum
    approved by the American Occupational Therapy Associates

  • Certified as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

  • Two years long term care or rehabilitation experience

  • CPR certification strongly preferred and encouraged


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Assists the OTR/L with overseeing all aspects
    of the resident’s plan of care with respect to OT treatment.


  1. Contributes to the development and
    modification of individualized, goal-directed treatment plans in conjunction
    with the OTR/L.


  1. Conducts safe and effective resident
    treatment sessions using the prescribed treatment plan, including
    resident/family educational programs.
    Reports resident responses to treatment, changes in care plan needs, and
    progress toward goals to the OTR/L.


  1. Contributes to the occupational therapy
    resident evaluation process by completing structured evaluations as directed by
    the OTR/L.


  1. Contributes to the supervision of
    occupational therapy students, aides, or volunteers as directed by the OTR/L.


  1. Documents results of assessment, treatment,
    follow-up, discharge, and billing notes in an accurate, timely manner in
    accordance with Standards of Practice, state and federal regulations, and






Physical Requirements/Working Conditions



            Ability to speak clearly and effectively with residents,
families, coworkers and other groups of

customers. Ability to read and interpret documents such
as safety rules, policies and procedures, and operating instructions. Ability to write routine reports, notes and



level or accommodations sufficient to use the telephone and to communicate with
residents, families, coworkers and other groups of customers.



level or accommodations sufficient to perform functions to/from/within
buildings, rooms, apartments, to complete/review required reports, notes,
documentation and to use a computer. 
Near/far acuity and depth perception are required to operate equipment.



balancing, stooping, bending and twisting, grasping and feeling, standing,
sitting, walking, pushing, pulling, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling,
lifting above the head. Ability to lift
up to 50 pounds or move up to 50 pounds independently.



motions include writing, typing or entering information on the computer and
hand motions that are used to work with the residents.



range from outside seasonal temperatures to inside temperatures of 65-80
degrees, varying if you work in laundry or kitchen. Each service line has a list of hazardous
materials used.




Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

Workplace Wellness

403(b)/401(k) Retirement Plan

Paid Life Insurance Policy

Direct Deposit, Pay Card, Paperless Pay Checks

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Good Working Conditions

Excellent Staffing Ratios

Credit Union

Vacation, Sick & Personal Days

Paid Holidays

Shift Premiums

Competitive Wages

Discounted Child Care Services on  the Cabot Campus

Referral Program

Seniority/Appreciation Bonuses

Funeral Leave

Call-Out Incentive

Voluntary Benefits, including: STD, Supplemental Life Insurance, Cancer Insurance, Accident Insurance

On the job training

Employee Assistance Program

Education Seminars and In-services

Employee Activities (amusement parks, professional sporting events, special events)

Tax Sheltered Annuities

Free Parking

Discounted Meal Plans

Benefits and Wages may vary based on facility location. 

Minimum hours worked per week/status may be required for certain benefit eligibility.


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