Job Description

Job Title: COTA, Weekend (Williamsport)
Job ID: 684180
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 10 hour days
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701


UPMC Susquehanna has a Part-time COTA position available at Williamsport Regional Medical Center in Williamsport, PA. This position works weekends only and receives a Weekend Incentive Rate of Pay!


COTA Weekend

Status: Part-time

Hours: 20 per week

Promotes and maintains the functional performance, physical mobility and well being of the participant through the implementation of occupational therapy services. Implements the intervention plan as established by the Occupational Therapist. Assists in development of treatment plans, carries out routine functions, directs activity programs, and documents the progress of treatments. Therapy services are provided on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • Administers treatment according to established treatment plan and procedures (i.e. range of motion, strengthening, neuromuscular facilitation, splinting, edema control, functional activities, coordination, cognitive retraining, perceptual motor training, ADLs).
  • Assists with ordering adaptive equipment and durable medical equipment.
  • Assume responsibility for personal development and education.
  • Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of therapy interventions and revises plan of care due to response of participant or lack of progress in conjunction with OTR/L.
  • Instructs, or assists in instructing, patients and families in home programs, basic living skills, or the care and use of adaptive equipment.
  • Works under the direction of the Occupational Therapist (OTR/L) to plan, implement, or administer age appropriate therapy activities that restore or enhance performance in individuals with functional impairments.


Prior experience as a COTA preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required.
  • Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) required.
  • If not currently licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, must be eligible for Pennsylvania licensure by reciprocity or licensure by examination.

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $20.23 to $30.34 / hour

Union Position: No

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