Occupational Therapist (School Based)

Gables Search Group

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Work when you want!  Join our growing Home Health Agency!  Looking for experienced occupational therapists.

Description:

Occupational therapists (OT) evaluate and treat patients to improve functioning in daily life activities such as getting dressed, toileting, bathing, cooking and recreational activities.  Exercises include stretching, strengthening and flexibility. OT focuses on restoration of range of joint motion, muscle strength, fine motor training.

 

-Provide Evals and Supervision 

-help with fine motor skills so they can grasp and release things and develop good handwriting skills

address hand–eye coordination to improve play skills (hitting a target, batting a ball, copying from a blackboard, etc.)

-help with developmental delays perform daily tasks more independently (toileting, bathing, getting dressed, brushing their teeth, feeding themselves, etc.)

-work with those who have sensory and attention issues to improve focus and social skills

-help those with behavioral disorders learn anger-management techniques (i.e., instead of hitting others or acting out, using positive ways to deal with anger, such as writing about feelings or participating in a physical activity)

-evaluate a patient’s need for specialized equipment, such as wheelchairs, splints, bathing equipment, dressing devices, or communication aids

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree – either a master’s degree or a clinical doc
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Adaptability and welcome change
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Good documentation and writing skills
  • Great personalities and people skills

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