Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Contractor - Home Care/Medicare in West Palm Beach, FL at MorseLife Health System

Date Posted: 7/8/2019

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Job Description

Express Your Inner Greatness Within a Great Place to Work!


Where can you find the perfect combination of flexibility and stability, in a growing industry, and all being Medicare-Certified, with a valuable reputation of 30 years of quality experience in senior-focused health care? You just did. As a MorseLife Home Care Team Member, you’ll be front and center in our effort to bring quality, customer-focused care to patients across Palm Beach County.

Teamwork. Passion. Impact. Leadership. Quality. Customer Focus. These are more than just our guiding attributes. They’re the values shared by each member of our team – and the principles behind our success as a 5-Star, Gold Seal, nationally recognized senior care provider. If these traits resemble you as a whole, you may be an excellent match for our most current opportunity:


Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)

The Occupational Therapy Assistant implements an individual patient therapy care plan that has been prepared by the Occupational Therapist and is supervised by the Occupational Therapist.

How to make an impact:

  • Identifies possible ineffective drug therapy or adverse reactions, significant side effects, drug allergies, and contra-indicated medication and reports to supervisor.

  • Advises and consults with family to potential for achievement of optimum potential of client.

  • Observes and records activities and findings in the clinical record and reporting to the physician the client's reaction to treatment and any changes in the client's condition.

  • Communicates effectively with all those providing care.

  • Guides and instructs the client in prescribed therapeutic self-care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence and physical and mental functioning.

  • Instructs client in care and use of wheelchairs, braces, splints, and prosthetic and orthotic devices.

  • Assists in teaching exercise programs to patient and family.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Job Requirements

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Registered Occupational Therapy Assistant in the State of Florida
  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • CPR certification.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ Occupational Therapy Assistant experience.


MorseLife is ideal for professionals looking to express their own Inner Greatness. Has your Inner Greatness yet to be appreciated? Come join our team and we’ll help you make an impact and surpass even your own expectations!

Apply now!


MorseLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer.