Registered Occupational Therapist - Lafayette *Part-Time*

Posted on Mar 10, 2019 by Hopebridge, LLC

Lafayette, IN 47905
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Description:

Provide occupational therapy evaluations and treatment to pediatric outpatient clients as well as prepare and maintain records and reports pertaining to patient evaluation and treatment plans.


Responsibility:

  • Conduct occupational therapy evaluations of clients referred to occupational therapy
  • Conduct re-evaluations of patients on a regular basis, as recommended
  • Conduct individual and/or group therapy sessions according to individual needs
  • Participate in staff meetings and conferences indicated to review progress
  • Provide assistance to staff regarding concerns pertaining to occupational therapy and assist staff in maintaining open communication with parents concerning occupational therapy problems
  • Conduct in-service training for staff, parents and others as necessary and requested
  • Supervise occupational therapy students and maintain records on students supervised
  • Supervise COTAs and OTAs and maintain documentation as outlined
  • Perform duties at multiple locations, as needed
  • Operate all therapy equipment according to manufacturers and center guidelines
  • Prepare reports of evaluation and reevaluations
  • Prepare other reports relative to occupational therapy
  • Maintain accurate records of services provided for statistical and billing purposes
  • Maintain current daily notes
  • Assist with IEP development
  • Plan and conduct special education programs related to occupational therapy for staff and the community upon request
  • Attend meetings and training as requested
  • Adhere to policies and procedures of Hopebridge
  • Assist in providing a safe environment for all patients and staff
  • Assist with problem solving to improve efficiency within the Center
  • Portray a positive attitude and maintain a customer and coworker satisfaction level that limits adverse situations or complaints
  • Promote Center philosophies, generating team spirit and creating and maintaining and environment that fosters staff satisfaction, maximizes productivity and profitability


. Requirements:

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Currently licensed occupational therapist and registered with the American Occupational Therapy Association and certified by the Indiana Occupational Therapy Committee
  • Maintain a negative Tuberculosis screening according to the CDC
  • Obtain and possess and maintain current CPR/First Aid certification and re-certification every 2 years
  • Successful completion and maintenance of Safety Care Training
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Preferred Skills:

  • Perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.
  • Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating specialized equipment used in the treatment of communication disorders; operating standard office equipment including pertinent computer software; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.
  • Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing mechanisms and disorders; principles and practices of speech and language therapy; and pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws.
  • Flexibility is required to specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; utilizing specialized equipment in communication disorders; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working with detailed information.

Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail - the ability to see and pay attention to details; the ability to recognize the component parts of a procedure or object, and to verify the correctness or error in an individual part or procedure
  • Attitude Toward Others - maintaining a positive, open, and objective attitude toward others
  • Commitment to the Job - motivation from within oneself to stay focused and committed to a task
  • Emotional Control - the ability to maintain a rational and objective demeanor when faced with stressful or emotional situations; a measure of self-composure in a difficult situation and the ability to act objectively, rather than impulsively or emotionally
  • Enjoyment of the Job - the feeling that one's job is both fulfilling and rewarding and that it has a positive and useful benefit.
  • Flexibility - the ability to readily modify, respond to, and integrate change with minimal personal resistance
  • Handling Stress - the ability to balance and defuse inner tensions and stresses; the ability to appropriately separate yourself from stressful situations and maintain your own sense of inner peace.

Physical Demands:

  • Must have full physical dexterity/agility or be able to independently position self and perform all movements required (bending, kneeling, computer typing, standing, fetching documents from file cabinets).
  • Must have sufficient corrected or uncorrected vision to carry out all duties and responsibilities.
  • Need to be able to lift and carry pediatric population (weight ranging from 5 to 50 lbs.)

Work Environment:

  • Multidisciplinary clinic that uses collaborative approach
  • Inside office workplace where patients meet with therapists
  • Comfortable environment for children and parents

Reference: 667262633

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