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Occupational Therapist

Company: First Choice Staffing, LLC
Location: Bemidji
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

//GRADUATING STUDENTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY// We have partnered with a wonderful nonprofit organization based in MN that is looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join their team for an amazing opportunity. The Occupational Therapist will be responsible for identifying, assessing, and providing treatment for children with motor and self-care delays as well as sensory processing difficulties. Consulting with behavior therapy teams to ensure the appropriate integration of motor, self-care, and sensory processing programs and supports. The Occupational Therapist will provide training to caregivers and other service providers in clients environment and the community to promote consistency and generalization of skills. The Occupational Therapist will develop and implement individualized Plans of Care, utilizing methods demonstrated to be evidence-based, for clients, as assigned. Report on a regular basis the progress of each client in the caseload. Assist in the development of the Individual Treatment Plan and any Prior Authorization information to procure funding for the clients Occupational Therapy program. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES : Responsible for the establishment and ongoing review, analysis, and evaluation of treatment programs, plans of care, goals, and discharge plans for assigned clients as related to occupational therapy needs in consultation with Program Supervisor. Makes revision to plans and goals based on individual needs of clients in consultation with Clinical Supervisor. Administers and interprets standardized assessments to evaluate motor, self-care, and sensory processing delays. Assists in integrating occupational therapy targets or activities into behavior therapy setting in consultation with clinical team. This includes clients on direct caseload as well as indirect clients as needed. Conducts 30-day and 90-day reviews for all clients. The 90-day review must include an updated Plan of Care. Provides leadership and training on therapy strategies to Behavior Therapists, Lead Therapists, Clinical Supervisor, and Program Manager and trains as needed. Participates in ITP planning as applicable. Provides leadership supervision and/or executes all skilled treatment programs (e.g., sensory diet) as prescribed by the Plan of Care. Provides client/family education related to support services as appropriate. Adheres to NBCOT Code of Ethics. Maintains Minnesota Department of Health Licensure and certification through NBCOT. Completes necessary continuing education. Consider ethical and cultural issues and maintain appropriate boundaries when interacting with clients, client caregivers, colleagues, and student interns. REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. License to practice Occupational Therapy through the Minnesota Department of Health. Registered with the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) or be working toward registration. Prior Autism and Pediatric experience preferred. Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $50,000 - $80,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: First Choice Staffing, LLC, Fargo , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Bemidji, North Dakota

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