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Occupational Therapy Openings

Occupational Therapist

Full-time FULL_TIME ; posted: Thursday, May 31 2018

2018-05-31

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Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

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Gina Coulter
US

Email: gcoulter@eastersealsdfvr.org

Download Posting: staff-occupational-therapist-exempt.pdf

Summary:

The occupational therapist is responsible for evaluating, planning, and implementing occupational therapy services as prescribed by a referring physician and in accordance with Center’s policies and procedures. In addition, he/she is expected to participate (voluntarily or upon request) in the manning of existing Center programs and the development of new Center programs.

Basic Responsibilities:

I. Ethical Standards of Practice

A. Delivers services consistent with established Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley Mission, Values, and Philosophy.

B. Maintains patient confidentiality and respects the rights and dignity of all individuals.

C. Complies with current AOTA Code of ethics, state licensure laws, and all prevailing Federal, State and local laws regulations.

II. Evaluations

A. Screens, consults and/or evaluates patients upon request/referral.

B. Performs evaluations/screenings within Center’s formats of:

    • IDE
    • Single discipline
    • Reviews relevant reports to facilitate evaluation.
    • Selects appropriate evaluation tools and implements them as indicated.
    • Makes appropriate recommendations from evaluation results.
    • Writes patients evaluations in accordance with Center policies.

III. Administration of Therapy

A. Establishes a Treatment Plan from initial evaluation, family/client priorities

B. Administers program effectively:

  • Utilizes appropriate treatment procedures and techniques.
  • Adapts treatment to patient’s needs and abilities.
  • Identifies resources and integrates information on resources into program planning and implementation.

More responsibilities in job posting document.

Qualifications:

  1. Must have a degree or a certificate in Occupational Therapy from a school approved by AOTA.
  2. Must be licensed or license eligible as defined by the Illinois Occupational Therapy Act.
  3. EI/CFC certified or eligible.
  4. NBOTC certified
  5. Maintain current CPR certificate.

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