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.
The position requires a New York State License, a Master’s Degree in occupational therapy, NBCOT certification, experience and/or training in pediatrics
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.
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Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.