Occupational Therapy Assistant - COTA



Day Shift

will vary

COTA Required

Hillcrest Firethorn in Lincoln is looking for an occupational therapist assistant available for shifts Monday-Friday and be part of the weekend rotation (about one weekend shift per 4-5 weeks).  Hillcrest Firethorn is a 72 accommodation post-acute skilled facility.  Beautiful, spacious, fully equipped rehab gym includes a full training kitchen, laundry and bath. Use your skills as a COTA to its fullest with other equipment including a Neurosensory Integrator, HUR strength equipment, ACP equipment, and many fine motor kits and activities.   Hillcrrest Rehab Services is a locally owned rehab agency currently serving all the Skilled facilities of Hillcrest Health Services in Omaha and Lincoln.   

Key Responsibilities for COTA:

  • Follows and displays practice congruent with the American Occupational Therapy Association Code of Ethics
  • OT: Establishes an appropriate physical therapy plan of care for each individual patient as determined by the comprehensive assessment in order to achieve their highest level of function
  • COTA: Implements established plan of care under the direction of an occupational therapist.
  • Delivers direct patient care in accordance with state regulations as well as the established plan of care for the patient

Key Requirements for COTA:

  • Must have completed course work in Occupational Therapy Assistant study that would meet the qualifications for licensure in Nebraska as a COTA. 
  • Must have knowledge of the rehabilitative needs of the physically and mentally challenged
    aging population
  • Must be able to develop and implement programs that meet those needs.
  • Previous experience with older adults and/or skilled nursing is preferred but not required.

Hillcrest Health Services is a progressive, locally owned and growing health care company.  As a member of our team you'll join an organization where you make a difference. We offer competitive salary and benefits programs in addition to an environment that drives creativity and growth.

Please visit our website and apply online at www.hillcrestcareers.com. A completed online application is required for consideration.

Applications will be emailed to: careers@hillcresthealth.com