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Occupational Therapist (Part-Time)



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Normal, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024
Lifelong Access’s mission is to connect families and people with developmental disabilities to their community through a lifetime of meaningful supports. Lifelong Access provides a continuum of services and supports for families, children and adults throughout their lifetime including residential, vocational development, employment, high school transition and therapeutic supports for children. Lifelong Access envisions a community that encourages and accepts all people.

Lifelong Access is seeking an Occupational Therapist (OT). In this position your time will be fully dedicated to the pediatric program with a caseload that may include children from birth to age 18, and the opportunity to work in Early Intervention, clinic, or both. You will have the opportunity to work as part of a trans-disciplinary team including speech therapists, physical therapists and our pediatric ABA professionals, along with supervising a COTA and field work students. We offer flexible scheduling options and a great opportunity for career development!

As the largest provider of pediatric therapy services in McLean County, we are excited to continue growing our program with an exceptional team of professionals. Work with a caring, compassionate, and friendly team of professionals. Come see why we love what we do!

Pay: Hourly; pay based on experience

Job Type: Part-time

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Carry a caseload with children ages birth to 18.
  • Conduct initial and ongoing assessments, evaluating individuals in the areas of fine motor/self-help skills, upper extremity function, activities of daily living, upper body strength, visual/perceptual skills, and sensory processing.
  • Collaborating with a team of other Lifelong Access professionals, including Developmental Therapists, Physical Therapists, Social/Emotional therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Board Certified Behavioral Analysts, and Registered Behavior Technician.
  • Supervise Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants and interns as assigned.
  • Write and update treatment plans based on the results of assessments that effectively target short- and long-term goals. Maintain professional documentation including progress reports and session notes.
  • Employee may be asked to perform other duties as required by the employer’s business needs.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from accredited program, master’s degree preferred
  • Successful passage of the National Board of Certified Occupational Therapists (NBCOT) OT examination
  • Current Illinois OT license (or is license-eligible) required
  • Illinois Early Intervention credential or eligible for credential preferred
  • Minimum of one year proven successful experience in the area of pediatric occupational therapy and experience with families who have children with developmental delays/disabilities is highly preferred
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license with safe driving record
  • Current proof of automobile insurance

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be reviewed to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit on chairs, stools, and floor; stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; frequently required to manipulate fine motor toys with children; and converse with adults and children - some who might be difficult to understand. The employee is occasionally required to climb; taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Here are some of the benefits we will offer you:

  • Supportive, positive and friendly team work environment
  • Professional development, training and advancement opportunities
  • Opportunity to work with a trans-disciplinary team of pediatric specialists including speech language therapists, physical therapists, development therapists and pediatric ABA professionals
  • Opportunities to provide services in Early Intervention or clinic, or both
  • Flexible schedule options
  • Comprehensive benefit plans
  • Generous paid time off including vacation, personal time, and holidays

Lifelong Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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