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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) & Physical Therapist - PART TIME
Location: New York,
League Education & Treatment Center
Job Description: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
Seeking an experienced Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to provide services to special needs children ages 5 to 21 at the League School. This is a full time position. The COTA will work under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist. COTA will evaluate and provide therapy services to children with intellectual and developmental disabilities; keep up-to-date records, conduct assessments as needed and participate in team meetings and parent training.
Responsibilities and Duties, included but not limited to:
Implement the therapeutic program prescribed by the occupational therapist; carries out observations and assists OT in administering formal evaluations; collaborates with all disciplines to provide best patient centered treatment and care; assist OT in determining extent to which goals and objectives are being met by collecting and maintaining data on individual student goals; assist OT in formulating new goals based on data analysis; constructs adaptive equipment, self-help devices as recommended by OT.
Associate’s or Bachelor’s in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution; experience with students with special needs preferred; limited permit to work under a Licensed Therapist
· New Graduates welcomed
**Physical Therapist—PART TIME also needed
Seeking an experienced Physical Therapist
Master’s degree in Physical Therapy; must have 2- 3 years’ experience with children (pediatrics) with developmental disabilities preferred; NYS Licensed to practice. Part-time (3 days/week); 9 am – 3:00 pm
The League Education and Treatment Center is a non-profit agency dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with psychiatric and developmental disabilities. Each day, we serve over 500 at-risk and underserved children and adults from all parts of the greater New York City area.
For immediate consideration, please email your resume to [email protected]