Kennedy Krieger Institute

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST IV

US-MD-Silver Spring
Department
Special Education - Montgomery County Campus
ID
3004
Pos. Category
Rehab Therapy - Occupational Therapy
13313 Old Columbia Pike
# of Hours
40

Overview

Job ID 3004

 

the Occupational Therapist IV will evaluate and subsequently plan and execute programs for children with neuro-motor, sensory integration, autism, developmental delay and emotional disturbances. The OT IV will work with and supervise occupational therapists and assistants and participate in intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary training programs for affiliating students, staff, and trainees.  The OT IV will consistently maintain appropriate student and department records.  Administrative supervisory responsibilities include ensuring compliance with departmental and organizational policies and procedures, performance appraisals, goals setting, progressive discipline, work/leave schedules and day-to-day workplace interventions and problem resolution.  Responsible for at least one specific clinical/research/administrative component within the Department.

Responsibilities

  1. Will be responsible for at least one major clinical component including scheduling, development, program implementation and supervision, and quality assurance.
  2. Screen, evaluate and treat students per their IEP.
  3. Supervises fieldwork students, and occupational therapists and assistants.
  4. Maintains written documentation, including student reports, progress notes, billing and IEP documentation according to the procedures of the school and Maryland OT guidelines.
  5. Instructs parents and caregivers in home therapy techniques to encourage generalization of skills.
  6. Will participate in the interdisciplinary orientation and teaching programs of the school.
  7. Assists in the development of school documentation, clinical policies and procedures specific to program areas
  8. Assists in the care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
  9. Participates in the planning and executing programs for personal and professional growth and development.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Baccalaureate Degree minimum or a basic Masters in Occupational Therapy (MA/MS in OT preferred)

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Five years licensed experience in Occupational Therapy is required Experience in pediatrics and school based treatment preferred but not required. 

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