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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant COTA Full Time

Brownsville, Texas
Job Type
19 May 2023

Lookout Here We Grow Again!


Our culture fosters engagement, diversity and advocacy. Our goal is to empower our employees and support them in their professional growth while leading them on a path to success within our organization.

We are seeking a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our team!


Under the direction of an occupational therapist, provides rehabilitative services to individuals with physical impairments. Monitors the patient's program and records patient's progress for the occupational therapist. Integrates the hospital's mission and "Guiding Principles" into daily practice.

Required Skills:

Current licensure as a COTA required per state guidelines.

Current Basic Life Support/CPR card required.

One year of direct patient care experience in rehabilitation hospital setting preferred.

Additional Qualifications/Skills:

Demonstrates critical thinking skills: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Demonstrates an understanding of treatment costs and financial support as they relate to quality and efficiency.

Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.

Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.

Demonstrates general computer skills including: data entry, word processing, email, and record management.

Effective organizational and time management skills.

Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to maintain proper levels of confidentiality.

Ability to work closely and professionally with others.

Ability to move quickly from one task to another and to prioritize tasks.

Ability to use appropriate equipment necessary for the job


Per Federal Health Care Worker Vaccine Requirements, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a valid religious or medical exemption. Anyone hired by the company must provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before they can begin employment or request and be approved for a valid religious or medical exemption.

At Ernest Health, employees are our priority. We are passionate about patient care and consider it a privilege to be able to provide services to patients and their family members. Below is a brief summary of our benefits.

PPO high and low deductible plans / HSA options as well
FREE prescription plans
Dental and Vision coverage
Life insurance
Short and Long Term Disability
Flex plans, 401K matching
Company discounts for mobile phone service, electronics, cell phones, clothing, etc
PET insurance!
Group legal - provides legal assistance with personal legal matters
Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
Work life balance

At Ernest Health, our patients are family. Healthcare is constantly evolving, our growing organization is devoted to ensuring that each person in our care feels safe. Our world-class team of driven, passionate healthcare professionals are always focused on service excellence and providing top quality care at the bedside.
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  • Job Reference: 1010173858-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Ernest Health
  • Location: Brownsville, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent