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Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Company: HealthPRO Heritage
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

Occupational Therapist- OT, Pediatric Outpatient Clinic Based Therapy

  • Pediatric Outpatient Clinic Occupational Therapist position available to begin ASAP
  • Lakeland, FL location
  • Part-time caseload, afternoon hours
  • Onsite services required
  • COTAs will be considered
  • Hiring immediately! We value our Occupational Therapists and their dedication to our mission of making a difference in a child's life. That is why we make it a priority to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. (Benefits are available to those candidates that work full time hours).
    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • 401K
    • Continuing Education and more! HealthPRO - Pediatrics is a national leading provider of highly skilled speech-language pathologists and educators. We hire Speech Therapists who share our vision, work diligently, and provide best practices in speech therapy that will change children's lives for the better. If you are a passionate, talented SLP who wants to help children across the country, then maybe it is time to look at our company.

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      Looking forward to speaking with you!

      Cindy Meckling

      Director of Recruitment - Peds/School Division

      HealthPRO --Heritage -

      cmeckling@healthpro-heritage.com

      267.810.1373- Direct/Text

      Responsibilities

      KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
        • Provides patient care, including evaluation and treatment, treatment planning, goal setting, education and documentation.
        • Directs and supervises the work of OT assistants, rehab techs and students.
        • Follows all organizational safety policies and procedures regarding one's personal protection and patient safety.
        • Develops self professionally.
        • Supports and participates in clinic operations and development.
        • Provides supervision to OT assistants and provides 100% supervision to rehab tech in compliance with clinic, state and federal guidelines and requirements. Qualifications

          Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
          • Proficient in clinical skills in chosen field in evaluation and treatment
          • Ability to supervise and direct therapy assistants, aides and/or student interns
          • Actively involved in professional development
          • Ability to independently identify problems and initiate appropriate actions
          • Ability to clearly express self in written form for documentation
          • Ability to communicate clearly to staff, patient, families, physicians, case managers, and payor
          • Ability to remain calm and professional when patients, family and/or staff are angry/frustrated
          • Knowledge of patient rights and confidentiality
          • Knowledge of reimbursement/payor source issues - Worker's Compensation, Medicare, Managed Care Experience:
            • Prefer a minimum of 1-2 years clinical experience in an outpatient setting, working with pediatric population, in areas including:
            • Fine-Motor Skill Development
            • Gross-Motor Skill Development/Coordination
            • Visual-Motor Integration
            • Sensory Processing OCCUPATIONAL Requirements:
                • Manual dexterity to mobilize joints and perform deep tissue massage daily.
                • Regularly lifts up to 50 pounds. Regularly transfers patients to all surfaces.
                • Frequently bends, stoops, kneels, and reaches during patient treatment and preparation time.
                • Ability to sit regularly at charting desk or computer terminal to complete documentation.
                • Ability to perform CPR if necessary.
                  Recruiter : Email Address

                  cmeckling@healthpro-heritage.comPandoLogic. Keywords: Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Location: Lakeland, FL - 33806 , PL: 590354434

Keywords: HealthPRO Heritage, Lakeland , Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Lakeland, Florida

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