Outpatient Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant - Per Diem

Job ID 286672
Per Diem
21907 Westernport Road SW
Westernport, MD 21562-2234

Job Description

NovaCare is seeking an outpatient Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) in Westernport MD

Our outpatient center in Westernport MD is seeking a per diem (PRN) licensed COTA to provide quality patient care. We take pride in creating an exceptional patient experience, helping all of our patients get back to athletics, work, life, and the things they love. We have a large clinical OP ortho team treating ortho, neuro, vestibular, oncology (ReVital), lympedema, pediatrics and industrial injuries at this aquatics center. Some coverage at our Kensington ALF in Cumberland may be needed, but most coverage will be in Westernport.

An ideal COTA has previous outpatient experience and enjoys a diverse caseload. Some evenings until 630pm will be needed, but only week day coverage beginning in JULY 2024. 

Schedule: Weekdays treating until 630pm 1-2x/week. 

Compensation: starting at $25/hr.

We are able to offer access to our local and in-person CEU accrediting courses for all our clinicians, regardless of PRN or part time schedules. Full time hours may be available as a split schedule between adjacent centers.

To discuss your availability, contact Shanel, or apply directly to be connected with our teams.

Shanel Green

Sr. Regional Recruiter- Outpatient Division

HealthWorks, NovaCare Rehabilitation

610-223-5944 Cell

[email protected]


  • Under the direction of the licensed occupational therapist, optimize the functional abilities and skills of patients.
  • Teach clients new ways of approaching tasks and educate them on how to break down activities into achievable components
  • Ensure delivery of high-quality patient care services.
  • Observe, note, and report on the progress of long and short-term treatment goals
  • Ensure proper documentation of patient care.
  • Maintain professional standards through compliance with quality assurance policies/ procedures as well as applicable regulations and corporate policies


  • Must be a graduate of an ACOTA accredited occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program
  • National registration and state COTA licensure or registration REQUIRED
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
  • Valid state driver’s license

Additional Data

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.