Kennedy Krieger Institute

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST II

US-MD-Baltimore
Department
Special Education - High School
ID
2770
Pos. Category
Rehab Therapy - Occupational Therapy
3825 Greenspring Avenue
# of Hours
40

Overview

JOB ID: 2770

 

the Occupational Therapist II will perform evaluations and subsequent planning, execution of therapy programs for children with neuromotor dysfunction, sensory integrative disorders and emotional disturbances. The occupational therapist will participate in intra-disciplinary and interdisciplinary training programs for staff, parents and community agencies.  The occupational therapist will be involved in the supervision of OT students, COTA’s and volunteers/ aides and maintain appropriate student records.  In addition, the OT II will develop and coordinate student and staff education programs within area of specialty and assure the continuity in education programs, demonstrating leadership and high level of expertise in their specialty area.  The OT II has the potential to participate in clinical research within specialty area. 

 

Responsibilities

  1. Screen, evaluate and treat students as per parent, teacher and or physician referral.
  2. Educate parents/caretaker and staff in student care and design home programs as applicable.
  3. Prepare written documentation including annual IEP’s, quarterly reports, daily log notes, billing sheets and related service provider logs in accordance with KKI, Maryland OT guidelines, and Comar guidelines.
  4. Effectively function within an interdisciplinary team.
  5. Supervise fieldwork students (Level I and II), COTAS, aides, volunteers.
  6. Assist in care and maintenance of therapy department equipment and supplies.
  7. Participate and support OT department activities, including in-services and peer reviews.
  8. Participate in planning and executing programs for departmental growth and continuity within the education programs. 

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Baccalaureate Degree required, basic Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy (MA/MS) in OT preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Three years licensed experience in Occupational Therapy with at least two years documented experience in area of specialty.
  • Experience in pediatrics and/or rehabilitation and treatment preferred.

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