Occupational Therapist
Volunteers of America - Greater New York - Bronx, NY

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THIS IS A PAID POSITION!

The Occupational Therapist provides occupational therapy treatment to children in the pre-school setting, performs occupational therapy assessments, supervises Occupational Therapy Assistants and students.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The position requires a New York State License, a Master’s Degree in occupational therapy, NBCOT certification, experience and/or training in pediatrics

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implements the occupational therapy intervention plan directly or in collaboration with others.
  • Screens and evaluates children to obtain and interpret data necessary for planning intervention and for treatment planning. Performs advanced, specialized evaluations or assessments as indicated by an individual child’s needs.
  • Documents services as required by Volunteers of America as well as third party payers.
  • Follows to the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice as well as Volunteers of America policies and procedures.
  • Maintains treatment areas, and equipment as required.
  • Supervises occupational therapy practitioners (OTA’s), occupational therapy students and other staff performing supportive services as a part of service provision.
  • Participate in professional development activities as mandated by the Volunteers of America and by the requirements for the continuation of occupational therapy licensure.


  • EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

  • All children mandated for occupational therapy intervention are served.
  • Children needing assessments are evaluated with the appropriate clinical instruments. Appropriate goals and treatment plans are developed.
  • All documentation is completed as required and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Professional standards are known and adhered to.
  • Treatment areas are safe and clean.
  • Paraprofessionals and students perform according to acceptable standards.
  • Professional certification and licensure are maintained.


  • CLOSING STATEMENT:

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