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Occupational Therapist

Lumberton, NJ, USA

Job Type

Part Time

About the Role

This is position is for Saturdays and 1-2 evenings during the week.

We are seeking a energetic and growth oriented occupational therapist to help our kids develop play, cognitive, physical, and motor skills by incorporating their knowledge of activities of daily living, visual perceptual skills, visual motor integration, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, sensory processing, etc. into functional activities to achieve measurable outcomes. The OT should identify the presenting problem, diagnose underlying causes, treat symptoms contributing to the problem, and communicate with families to ensure treatment is relevant to their family.

Primary Job Duties

Monitor patients' progress and adjust treatments accordingly.

Administer occupational therapy evaluations, tests, or examinations to patients to collect information on type and degree of impairments, using written or oral tests or special instruments.

Develop or implement treatment plans for play, cognitive, physical, and motor skills, based on own assessments and recommendations of physicians, psychologists, or social workers.

Consult with and advise educators or medical staff on occupational therapy strategies.

Communicate with non-speaking students, using sign language or computer technology.

Evaluate occupational therapy tests and medical or background information to diagnose and plan treatment.

Write reports and maintain proper documentation of information, such as client Medicaid or billing records or caseload activities, including the initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge of clients.

Participate in and write reports for meetings regarding patients' progress, such as individualized educational planning (IEP) meetings, in-service meetings, or intervention assistance team meetings.

Educate patients and family members about various topics, such as techniques or strategies to cope with or to avoid personal misunderstandings.

Supervise or collaborate with therapy team.

Consult with and refer clients to additional medical or educational services.

Requirements

  • Valid OT license from the State of Jersey

  • Maintenance of personal liability insurance in the amount of $1M/$3M

  • Compliance with the dress code, time and attendance and office appearance requirements above.

  • Professionalism: All encounters should be performed with a positive, helpful attitude.

  • Communication: All communication from clients, doctors, office staff, etc. should be answered within 24 hours during our normal business hours. Calls/emails received during non-business hours should be answered during the next business day.

  • Clinical Reasoning/Judgment is applied in all situations.

About the Company

At Balanced Child, our mission is to help identify communication, motor, and perceptual barriers and develop skills to achieve functional, measurable outcomes that will help families develop a more balanced life.

Balanced Child Pediatric Therapy is a growing private practice offering speech therapy and occupational therapy on an outpatient basis. We are passionate about empowering parents and caregivers to assist in their child's development.

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