Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Jobs & Staffing

Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Description and Salary Expectations

COTA jobs are increasingly available across the U.S. at a variety of medical facilities — and Club Staffing is poised to find the ideal position for you, in both travel, local and permanent COTA careers.

Looking for COTA jobs? Club Staffing offers exclusive COTA jobs in your location, with access to the nation’s top hospitals, medical centers and healthcare facilities, in permanent, local and travel assignments.

Hiring certified occupational therapist assistants? As part of the AMN Healthcare network, Club Staffing offers healthcare organizations with access to the largest network of professionals in COTA careers, as well as nurses and clinicians of all types, throughout the United States.

COTAs work under the direction of occupational therapists in a variety of healthcare settings, from clinics and hospitals to outpatient treatment centers. COTAs assist with the provision of rehabilitative services for individuals who suffer from mental, physical, emotional or developmental difficulties. COTA jobs also require the monitoring of patient activity, as well as recording progress and documenting billing.

COTA careers require professionals to complete an accredited occupational therapy assistant program, which consists of an associate’s degree or certificate program, courses in anatomy, physiology and basic medical terminology. COTA professionals must also pass a national certification exam.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, certified occupational therapy assistant salary rates average about $25 per hour for full-time work, or approximately $52,000 annually. This amount can vary according to each candidate’s certification and experience, as well as the location of the employment opportunity. Advanced level COTA jobs may offer higher salary rates. All salary estimates are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved June 17, 2013.

Benefits package included with COTA jobs from Club Staffing include complimentary, high-quality housing for travel assignments, as well as flexible schedules, qualified expense reimbursement and liability insurance. Comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage is also provided. While you’re between medical tech job assignments with Club Staffing you also have the option to retain insurance benefits for 30 days.

As a company of AMN Healthcare, the nation’s largest provider of clinical staffing services, we can connect you with the most robust network of seasoned clinicians and allied healthcare professionals in the United States. That means you get access to the COTA job seekers who best match your needs, and who are best qualified and prepared to advance the long- and short-term goals of your healthcare organization.

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