Pediatric Occupational / Physical Therapists Needed

Posted on March 23, 2012, 9:14 pm
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The therapists will be responsible for the quality of occupational/physical therapy services provided, incorporating state of the art knowledge to assigned children’s needs.Occupational/Physical Therapists provide screening, evaluation, and therapy services as assigned and participate in interdisciplinary case conferences to determine diagnosis and develop appropriate treatment plans for children. Therapists will provide consultation on issues involving effective motor development to teaching staff and other appropriate programmatic staff and programs. They will also provide counseling to families regarding their child’s motor development and stimulation. As required, therapists will participate in in-service training and supervision and seek professional growth by updating knowledge and skills pertinent to performance of job responsibilities. The Occupational/Physical Therapist will maintain and make available all records and reports required by the OT/PT department and Agency as well as perform other assigned duties as defined and directed by the OT/PT supervisor.Qualifications for the position include: MS in occupational/physical therapy from an accredited college and New York State license as an Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist is required.  Previous experience in evaluating and treating developmentally delayed children is required.Kennedy Child Study Center offers a competitive compensation package, including health insurance benefits, life insurance, disability coverage, pension, 403(b) plans, and generous time-off benefits.

The therapists will be responsible for the quality of occupational/physical therapy services provided, incorporating state of the art knowledge to assigned children’s needs.

Occupational/Physical Therapists provide screening, evaluation, and therapy services as assigned and participate in interdisciplinary case conferences to determine diagnosis and develop appropriate treatment plans for children. Therapists will provide consultation on issues involving effective motor development to teaching staff and other appropriate programmatic staff and programs. They will also provide counseling to families regarding their child’s motor development and stimulation. As required, therapists will participate in in-service training and supervision and seek professional growth by updating knowledge and skills pertinent to performance of job responsibilities. The Occupational/Physical Therapist will maintain and make available all records and reports required by the OT/PT department and Agency as well as perform other assigned duties as defined and directed by the OT/PT supervisor.

Qualifications for the position include: MS in occupational/physical therapy from an accredited college and New York State license as an Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist is required.  Previous experience in evaluating and treating developmentally delayed children is required.

Kennedy Child Study Center offers a competitive compensation package, including health insurance benefits, life insurance, disability coverage, pension, 403(b) plans, and generous time-off benefits.

For consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Kennedy Child Study Center
Human Resources Department

Email: hr@kenchild.org

 

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