PruittHealth Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), Home Health in Florence, South Carolina

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), Home Health


At PruittHealth Therapy Services, we’re committed to a lot of things. But we’re especially committed to caring for our patients and residents, as well as providing our employees with a rewarding career as a member of our PruittHealth family.

That’s why we attract employees who are passionate about providing the highest quality level of care possible for our patients. We also attract people who are looking for a home, rather than just a job – where being part of a family at work is as important as the type of work they are doing. As a member of our team, you will also have access a progressive benefits program that reflects our commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners.

Position: Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), Home Health - Full-Time

Location: Florence, SC


Provide occupational therapy treatment to all patients referred by the occupational therapist according to the plan of care established by the occupational therapist. Maintain effective communication with the office staff, patients, patients' families, and other internal and external customers.


  • Assist in the execution of the occupational therapy care plan/ treatment to patients as prescribed by the evaluating therapist and physician according to the State Practice Acts.

  • Perform clinical tasks. Communicate and document tasks in a timely and accurately manner.

  • Follow established policies and procedures as related to the scope of practice.

  • Recognize and respond to priorities in patient care.

  • Adapt to changes in workload as needed.

  • Assist with training/orienting others.

  • Provide a clean, safe environment with well-stocked supplies and functioning equipment. Has current knowledge of proper equipment usage.

  • Foster teamwork by contributing ideas, listening to others, and supporting cultural diversity.

  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner.

  • Report any alleged or suspected violations to supervisor and/or others until the issue is resolved.

  • Completes all required orientation, in-services, and trainings successfully.

  • Performs other related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.



  • Must have a valid and unrestricted professional license in state of practice.

  • Graduate of ACOTE accredited school. If foreign-trained, the program must be deemed substantially equivalent to an Occupational Therapy Assistant entry level education in the U.S. by a credentials evaluation organization approved by the AOTA.


  • Prior home health experience preferred


  • Demonstrate a strong sense of quality, work ethic and flexibility. Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner.

  • Take initiative and use sound judgment in routine and emergency situations.

  • Knowledge of established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment. Follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection and prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely in oral and written form.

  • Develop good rapport easily with patients, families, partners and customers. Exhibit a helpful and courteous attitude at all times.

  • General proficiency in computers, especially Microsoft Office applications and electronic medical record reporting.

  • Knowledge of electronic medical record reporting and HIPAA regulations.

  • Ability to be self-directed, prioritize, manage time appropriately, and meet outcomes and strategic goals by targeted deadlines.

  • Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in the field. Maintain current license/certification, as required.

  • Must speak, read and write English fluently.

PruittHealth is an innovative, family-owned organization. We’re committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted and independent living, home health care, hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy and infusion services, and more.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Job Therapy

Primary Location South Carolina-Florence

Schedule Full-time

Shift 1st Shift

Job Posting Jun 21, 2018, 9:29:56 AM

Req ID: 1803757

PruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its personnel practices against its partners or qualified applicants for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin or because he or she is an individual with a disability or a protected veteran.