Erin Anderson and Associates is NOW HIRING part-time and full-time Occupational Therapists!
As a pediatric occupational therapist, you will plan, evaluate, organize, and conduct pediatric occupational therapy programs to facilitate growth in sensory-motor development. The OT will administer occupational therapy evaluations and assessments to determine a child’s level of function relative to age in such areas as fine/gross motor skill development, sensory-motor integration, sensory modulation, self-care, and activities of daily living. The OT will develop a treatment plan and monitor progress for each child on his/her caseload. This position requires independent clinical judgment, well-developed communication skills, and the ability to work well with co-workers and families of clients.
Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Occupational Therapy and licensed in the State of Illinois.
Minimum Experience: 2+ years of clinical experience in a pediatric school or clinic therapy setting. Proficiency in conducting evaluations in pediatric clinic-based setting. Required skills include planning, administering, scoring and interpreting tests related to development in both sensory processing and motor coordination. Effective written and oral communication skills are also required throughout this process.
Required Certification and/or Registration: Registration with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Licensed by the Illinois Department of Regulation.
Administer pediatric occupational therapy to children in a clinic setting, and occasionally on location in schools or homes.
Conduct in-depth evaluations which include both standardized testing and structured clinical observations, typically requiring two to three hours of testing time, followed by scoring and clinical interpretation. A parent conference and a detailed assessment report are also provided for each evaluation.
Determine areas of concern, identify goals, and develop treatment plans for clients.
Document results concisely and accurately of client’s evaluation, treatment, follow-up and termination of services.
Maintain thorough, up-to-date treatment notes and goal data on each client.
Develop appropriate home programs for clients when applicable, demonstrating developmental strategies for perceptual, motor and sensory improvement.
3 years pediatric experience preferred
Strong understanding of SPD / fine motor work / social skills
Understanding of relationship based intervention
State of Illinois licensing
Strong organization skills
Planning for and providing targeted therapy for a variety of children on your caseload
Administering diagnostic evaluations as necessary
Interacting with and educating parents on therapy approaches and in-home strategies
Experience working with children of all ages and with a variety of disorder areas
A passion for working with children
The ability to “connect” with children and parents
Creativity and flexibility
This is a travel position serving children in either their home, school or clinic facility.
Part time or full time will both be considered.
The ideal candidate will have exceptional clinical skills and professional references.
Please visit our website http://erinandersonassociates.com/
For inquiries contact Rachael Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-935-7355