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Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

HRH is looking for an Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our team of enthusiastic talented therapists! We work in a brand-new hospital addition, with modern equipment and have assistance with education to stay cutting edge in practice.

New graduates welcome and encouraged to apply.

Hawarden is centrally located between Sioux Falls and Sioux City and provides a great community for families.

Hawarden Regional Healthcare is committed to providing a challenging, creative and positive work environment with a competitive salary and benefits package. Hawarden Regional Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.


Under direct supervision, performs a variety of occupational therapy procedures and related tasks that have been selected and delegated by the staff occupational therapist. Adheres to the mission, values and Standards of Excellence and the philosophy and mission of Hawarden Regional Healthcare in all aspects of job performance.


  • Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.
  • Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state(s) of practice.
  • Is able to communicate effectively with all members of the health care team.
  • Is able to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change.
  • May be requested to travel within the region. When assigned to travel, a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance will be submitted to Human Resources prior to travel.


  • Must successfully pass pre-employment physical examination, drug screening, and must adhere to applicable organizational requirements on an annual basis for Employee Health Directives.
  • Must be able to frequently lift, bend, walk, stand and carry patients during transfer and gait activities. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.


Applications are available online or may be picked up at:

1111 11th St | Hawarden, IA 51023 | Ph: 712-551-3110 | Fax: 712-294-7234