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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Posted on: April 30, 2024
Physical Therapy Assistant

Website Monument Health

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$5000 Sign On Bonus Available for Qualified Candidates

Starting Pay Rate Range

$23.25 – $29.06(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)


Job Summary

Assists in assessment and provides direct patient care to individuals of all ages with the goal of maximizing their function and independence. 

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:


*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling


Job Description

Essential Functions:

Uses appropriate critical thinking and judgment in the provision of care. Performs all aspects of treatment based on accepted national, departmental and evidence-based standards. Provides treatment that meets or exceeds departmental outcome standards.
Documents in a timely, accurate manner which supports medical necessity in accordance with department standards.
Submits required paperwork for billing, accurate charges and authorizations. Demonstrates appropriate use of time management according to departmental productivity standards.
Demonstrates initiative in individual professional development. Completes all education required by the Monument Health system and for licensure/certification in a timely manner. Actively promotes the profession within Monument Health and to the outside community.
Incorporates and educates patient, family and caregivers in treatment, goal setting and discharge planning as appropriate.
Follows the established OT care plan and collaborates with primary OT on any care plan changes or problems.
Complies with all regulatory requirements as it pertains to insurance, accrediting bodies, and national and state regulatory agencies. 
All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education – Associate degree or equivalent OR graduate of an accredited program for Occupational Therapist Assistant
Certification – Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) – National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT)

Experience – 1+ years of Related Experience
Certification – Licensure through SDBMOE – Accredited University or accredited training professionals


Physical Requirements: Very Heavy work – exerting over 25 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or more than 50 pounds frequently (34-66% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force occasionally (up to 33% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

To apply for this job please visit monumenthealth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.