Columbus Hospital


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Silver Lake Hospital of Newark, NJ is seeking to hire a per diem Occupational Therapy Assistant to provide optimal care for our long-term acute care patients by assisting them in improving their daily living activities.

We offer free parking in a safe and secure garage. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply today!


Silver Lake Hospital is a long-term acute care hospital with a reputation of providing patients with a place to heal before heading home. A long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) is an acute care specialty hospital that provides highly advanced and focused care for higher acuity patients who have not responded to short-term treatment in traditional general hospitals. The average length of stay in an LTACH is 25 days as compared to a 3-5 day average stay in a general hospital. Our safe and state of the art hospital is designed to admit and care for the most critically ill patients.

We pride ourselves as being a leader in the LTACH community by recruiting and retaining the finest talent possible. This is why we offer top pay, great benefits, and awesome perks. Our management also takes the time to train staff members and is very hands-on and knowledgeable.


The Occupational Therapist Assistant administers treatment plan under a supervision of Occupational Therapist in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, regulations and guidelines. This position does provide direct patient care to adult and geriatric patients. The Occupational Therapist Assistant contributes to program development, quality improvement, program assessment, and departmental policy and procedure development.


  • Associate's degree from an ACOTE accredited program
  • Current NJ state OTA license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification upon hire from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association
  • 1-3 years of hospital OTA experience preferred.
  • Experience with tracheas and ventilators is preferred.

If you feel that you would be right for this position, complete our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. After this step, you will receive an invite to complete your full application. Thank you.

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