UH Avon Rehabilitation Hospital is a joint venture between University Hospitals and Kindred Healthcare, bringing together the expertise of both world-class organizations. Opened in January 2016, UH Avon Rehabilitation Hospital is focused on improving the functional status of our patients after an injury or illness with the goal of returning our patients home safely.
To improve the health, function and quality of life of the people in the communities we serve.
To be the rehabilitation provider of choice, by providing high-quality care resulting in excellent outcomes and high patient satisfaction.
The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) is responsible for directing, modifying and administering occupational therapy modalities of treatment as supervised by the Occupational Therapist. Administers treatments and physical agents as directed by the Occupational Therapist, after the Occupational Therapist has evaluated the patient. The COTA assists with restoration of patient functioning to prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability.
AA degree from a school or college approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Holds current certificate as Occupational Therapy Assistant.
Current BCLS certification.
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English and additional languages preferred.
Strong written and verbal skills.
Basic computer knowledge.
Basic knowledge of physical medicine, occupational therapy modalities, anatomy and physiology.
Basic knowledge of physical therapy machine operation, maintenance and repairs of same.