Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant 

Employment type: Per Diem  

Department: Rehabilitation  

Location: Hospital  

Reedsport, OR 97467 



The Licensed OT Assistant is responsible for providing direct patient care as determined by OTR, maintains records accurately reflecting patient care, and maintain high personal standards. 


  1. Adhere to Code of Ethics as outlined by the American Occupational Therapy Association. 
  1. Provide direct patient care and therapeutic intervention per treatment plan developed by OTR. 
  1. Have a good understanding of indications and contraindications of all modalities and procedures. 
  1. Be able to accurately take necessary measurements and perform tests per OTR request. 
  1. Record patients progress and report any changes to the OTR. 
  1. Provide physicians with patient’s progress notes regularly. 
  1. Participate in in-service and continuing education programs. 
  1. Assist with maintaining adequate equipment and necessary supplies. 
  1. Maintain records that accurately reflect patient care. 
  1. Comply with hospital policies and procedures. 
  1. Attend all in-service education programs as assigned. 
  1. Be able to adequately schedule patients. 
  1. Have a good understanding of billing procedures. 
  1. Be able to adequately answer patient’s questions in regard to treatments. 
  1. Maintain clean work areas and equipment. 
  1. Assist with pulling charts. 
  1. Maintain linen supplies. 
  1. Other duties as assigned. 


Education and License: 

Graduate from an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program. 

Hold a current License in the State of Oregon as an Occupational Therapy Assistant. 


Must hold a current First Aid and CPR card. 

Basic Life Support (BLS) 


Additional Qualifications: 

  1. Must be able to travel. 
  1. Good people skills. 
  1. Good time management skills. 
  1. Must be adaptable to changing work environments. 
  1. Must have good transfer skills. 
  1. Be a team player 


Works indoors in an air-conditioned rehabilitation gym/office environment.  


Frequent use of computer and phone, and other standard office machines.  Must be able to stand, sit, stoop, twist, kneel, reach, push, pull using proper body mechanics and move/lift varying amounts of weight to a maximum of 60 lbs.