Kennedy Krieger Institute

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - PART TIME FLOATER

Vacancy ID
7198
Pos. Category
Rehab Therapy - Occupational Therapy
Job Location : Street
3825 Greenspring Avenue
# of Hours
20.00
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Pos. Type
Regular Part Time
Department : Name
Special Education - Related Services

Overview

The Occupational Therapist I 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. In addition, the occupational therapist may be involved in the supervision of OT students, COTA’s and volunteers/ aides and maintain appropriate student records.

 

 

** this is a part time floater position

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. Participates and supports OT department activities, including in-services and peer reviews.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

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

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of six months previous full-time fieldwork experience required.
  • Previous experience in pediatrics preferred

 

Benefits

Kennedy Krieger Institute offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement, free parking and child care subsidies!  In addition, we offer rich professional development opportunities.  

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