Pediatric Occupational Therapist
The Occupational Therapist provides occupational therapy services to children ages birth to 21 years old in group or individual therapies in clinical, community, and online settings. The OT will help children with special needs and their families gain independence and training through research and evidence-based practices.
- Conduct occupational therapy assessments, re-assessments, and make recommendations. Develop and implement treatment plan when indicated.
- Plan and provide home programs when indicated.
- Maintain records of professional documentation on each client for whom occupational therapist is responsible within acceptable time. All daily notes should be completed prior to next appointment or by the last business day of the month, whichever comes first. All evaluation, progress notes, re-evaluations, and discharge reports should be done within 14 business days or the last business day of the month.
- Formulate appropriate goals and objectives per individual child’s needs.
- Participate in outreach to the public and medical community.
- Participate in training and supervision of clinical education programs for occupational therapy students when needed.
- Follow KSBHA and AOTA code of ethics, and all Heartspring policies and procedures.
- Promote and support productivity for the positive bottom line of the budget as defined.
- Prompt and regular attendance is required for this position.
- Maintain positive attitude and effective communication skills with other members of Pediatric Services, Heartspring staff, and families.
- Read and respond to email daily to promote effective communication.
- Promote teamwork, positive work place environment, demonstrate leadership, initiative, and support good customer service internally and externally.
- Participate in professional organizations, attend seminars, conferences, or workshops and remain current with literature and technology related to the field of occupational therapy.
- Participate and encourage ideas to enhance new client enrollments.
EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING, AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college or university (required).
- Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college or university (preferred).
- Current permanent or temporary Kansas Occupational Therapy license in good standing.
Heartspring offers competitive compensation based on experience and education.
Heartspring offers a generous benefit package including vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, group insurance and retirement plans. Benefits for licensed positions also include liability insurance, some continuing education, licensure and professional dues.