Occupational Therapist Assistant - OTA

042 Occupational Therapy · Colby, Kansas
Department 042 Occupational Therapy
Employment Type FT
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Dependent upon experience

Citizens Health is looking for an Occupational Therapist Assistant to work full-time in our Rehab department.

Our Mission: Enhancing the lives of those we serve.

About Us: Citizens Health is a community based, private, not-for-profit organization. It is comprised of:

Citizens Medical Center - a 25 bed critical access hospital,

Family Center for Health Care - an outpatient rural health clinic,

Prairie Senior - a skilled nursing facility,

Citizens Clubhouse - an onsite childcare center that cares for children 6 weeks to school age for our workforce,

Citizens Medical Equipment - our durable medical equipment business. 

We strive to be progressive, dependable and knowledgeable, while providing compassionate, evidence-based care to the residents of northwest Kansas.

Location: 100 E College Ave, Colby, Ks

Position Information: The Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist, treats patients, in accordance with the orders of the referring physician, through the use of the therapeutic procedures and supportive devices intended to maximize functional potentials in all areas of a patient’s life.  The therapist is responsible for the implementation of the Standards of Practice for Occupational Therapy written by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

The Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant will report to the Rehabilitation Department Manager.

Days/Hours: 8AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday

Pay Range: Starts at $22,12 dependent upon experience.


Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapist Assistant Program and have certification from appropriate governing body.

Required Certification/Registration:  Must have current license, certification or registration with the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide patient care by performing the duties of a staff Occupational Therapist Assistant as directed by the supervising Occupational Therapist, including completing necessary documentation of patient conditions, reactions, and responses to treatment in accordance with standards of practice.
  • Assure the continued development of the Occupational Therapy Program.
  • Assure implementation of applicable hospital and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

 What you bring to the table:

  • Current Occupational Therapy Assistant licensure with the Kansas Board of Healing Arts. 
  • Current C.P.R. certification or willing to obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing occupational therapy services. 
  • Ability to deal understandingly and tactfully in a professional manner with patients and their families. 
  • Ability to maintain good working relationship with personnel in other departments.

 To be successful within our organization you will need to:

  • Possess interpersonal skills needed to function in a ‘team’ setting.
  • Be a self-starter who takes initiative, is open minded and a team player. 
  • Maintain a positive attitude with good energy. 
  • Create a positive, supportive working atmosphere.
  • Display integrity and accountability. 
  • Accept and respond to constructive criticism and suggestions and strives for self-improvement.
  • Adhere to organization policies and procedures.
  • Arrive at work on time and when scheduled.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, initiative and ingenuity in performing job tasks.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and maintains professional appearance.         
  • Demonstrate behavior that reflects the image of the institution.

 Available Benefits

Medical, dental and vision insurance available

Pre-Tax and Roth Contributions

  • Automatic 6% salary deferral upon employment
  • Regular and matching contributions after one-year and 1,000 hours worked

Provides Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

  • Full-time coverage - equal to two times employees annual income
  • Part-time coverage - one-time annual income

Differential and Certification Pay

  • Eligible employees receive shift, weekend and holiday differential pay

Other Benefits

Paid time off

Student loan reimbursement

On-site child care services

Funeral leave

Health Savings Account

Dependent, Medical and Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts

Aflac Group Insurance

Discounted membership rate for EagleMed 

Many More!

Visit Us at: https://cmciks.com/

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  • Location
    Colby, Kansas
  • Department
    042 Occupational Therapy
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Dependent upon experience