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Occupational Therapist (Registered) - Kokomo

Company: Hopebridge, LLC
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job 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 therapyConduct re-evaluations of patients on a regular basis, as recommendedConduct individual and/or group therapy sessions according to individual needsParticipate in staff meetings and conferences indicated to review progressProvide assistance to staff regarding concerns pertaining to occupational therapy and assist staff in maintaining open communication with parents concerning occupational therapy problemsConduct in-service training for staff, parents and others as necessary and requestedSupervise occupational therapy students and maintain records on students supervisedSupervise COTA's and OTA's and maintain documentation as outlinedPerform duties at multiple locations, as neededOperate all therapy equipment according to manufacturers and center guidelinesPrepare reports of evaluation and reevaluationsPrepare other reports relative to occupational therapyMaintain accurate records of services provided for statistical and billing purposesMaintain current daily notesAssist with IEP developmentPlan and conduct special education programs related to occupational therapy for staff and the community upon requestAttend meetings and training as requestedAdhere to policies and procedures of HopebridgeAssist in providing a safe environment for all patients and staffAssist with problem solving to improve efficiency within the CenterPortray a positive attitude and maintain a customer and coworker satisfaction level that limits adverse situations or complaintsPromote Center philosophies, generating team spirit and creating and maintaining and environment that fosters staff satisfaction, maximizes productivity and profitability.

Requirements:Minimum of a Master's degree in Occupational TherapyCurrently licensed occupational therapist and registered with the American Occupational Therapy Association and certified by the Indiana Occupational Therapy CommitteeMaintain a negative Tuberculosis screening according to the CDCObtain and possess and maintain current CPR/First Aid certification and re-certification every 2 yearsSuccessful completion and maintenance of Safety Care TrainingMust possess excellent communication skills, both written and oralPreferred 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 procedureAttitude Toward Others - maintaining a positive, open, and objective attitude toward othersCommitment to the Job - motivation from within oneself to stay focused and committed to a taskEmotional 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 emotionallyEnjoyment 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 resistanceHandling 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 approachInside office workplace where patients meet with therapistsComfortable environment for children and parentsPI160677037

Keywords: Hopebridge, LLC, Kokomo , Occupational Therapist (Registered) - Kokomo, Healthcare , Kokomo, Indiana

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