Position Summary: (Approximately 50% job duties)
This position is based in the Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital (MEH) Physical Therapy Department (MEH - PT) with a primary focus on providing general Occupational Therapy (OT) evaluations and treatments which impact patient's functional abilities. The Occupational Therapist performs in a professional manner, respects confidentiality, and demonstrates qualities endorsed by following the Seven Standards for Service Excellence outlined in the SEARHC Human Resources Manual. Services are to be provided in compliance with hospital standards, licensure requirements, regulatory and practice standards of Occupational Therapy and the national professional guidelines established by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
Position Summary: (Approximately 50% of job duties)
This position, to be housed in the outpatient mental health department, will focus on providing Pediatric Occupational Therapy evaluation and treatment regarding developmental skill deficits which impact children and their families. The position will focus on developmental, motor, sensory-integration evaluations, consultation, and treatment for children seen through the SEARHC Neurodevelopmental team and Mental Health Department. The Sitka SEARHC Neurodevelopmental team specializes in providing comprehensive multidisciplinary assessments to individuals with autistic spectrum, fetal alcohol spectrum and other disorders that are associated with neurobehavioral problems and cognitive and learning challenges. Secondarily, the therapist will provide limited OT and functional evaluations for adults seen through the mental health department.
Baseline Qualification Requirements:
*Entry level qualifying Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program OR graduate from an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) approved program of Occupation Therapy at the Baccalaureate level with 2 years experience that indicated applicant has mastered the knowledge base that would typically be taught in a master's program.
*Minimum 3 years clinical experience providing occupational therapy to all ages.
*3 years of clinical pediatric occupational therapy experience, focused on working with children with neurodevelopmental disabilities such as autistic spectrum conditions, fetal alcohol exposure, and severe learning disabilities.
*Licensed as an Occupational Therapist.
*Certification in Occupational Therapy by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
*Current Basic Life Support Certification.
*Valid Driver's License.