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Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant COTA OTA
SavaSeniorCare | Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Job Description


An occupational therapist assistant (OTA) works under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist to assist with a patient's treatment program in accordance with federal guidelines and state practice acts.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Conducts resident screens (without interpretation) as allowed by state practice act.
* Helps residents with rehabilitative activities and exercises outlined in a treatment plan developed in collaboration with an occupational therapist.
* Monitors an individual's activities to make sure they are performed correctly and to provide encouragement.
* Records resident's progress for use by the occupational therapist.
* May assist in scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, restocking or ordering depleted supplies, and filling out insurance forms or other paperwork.
* Provides training to residents, caregivers and families according to the resident's care plan.
* Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


* Associates Degree from a AOTA accredited program.
* Licensed COTA if required by state law.

Physical Demands & Environment

Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, see, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

About SavaSeniorCare

Company Description

The SavaSeniorCare affiliated facilities provide short-term and long-term health care services across the country. Our family of more than 180 skilled nursing facilities is located throughout 19 states. We focus on individualized care that respects the dignity and rights of our residents. Our aim is to care for every resident the way we would our family members.

Mission & Values

IT’S A SIMPLE PHILOSOPHY: Take care of the people who make the best patient care possible. That’s why we offer exciting opportunities for bright leaders in the industry. From competitive compensation and benefits to innovative technologies that allow you to focus on your patients, we’re committed to your future.

Working Here

SavaSeniorCare affiliated facilities' goal is to offer residents and staff a close-knit, family environment coupled with the resources you’d expect from an industry leader. As we continue to build the clinical expertise of our in-house rehab team, we invite you to consider joining us. The SavaSeniorCare affiliated facilities strive to provide compassionate, short- and long-term care. It’s our business—the only thing we do. We offer a wealth of resources to support our rehab teams including generous, flexible benefits package, CEU and continuing education tuition reimbursement.


We offer positive work environments and other excellent reasons to join our teams. Our goal is to provide:

  • A caring and supportive atmosphere for the patients and residents
  • A dedicated and dynamic clinical support team
  • A fair and effective employee grievance program
  • A foundation that assists employees in times of hardship
  • Paid Holiday / Sick Time / Vacation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental life plans
  • Voluntary dependent life insurance
  • Disability plans
  • Cancer insurance
  • 401(k) eligibility

Honors & Awards

Thirty-two SavaSeniorCare affiliated facilities have been recognized as a 2011 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality National Quality Award for its outstanding performance in the health care profession. The award, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), highlights facilities across the nation that have demonstrated their intention to pursue a rigorous quality improvement system.