iLocatum

Clayton, AL

School Based Occupational Therapist, OT

Join our expanding team at a thriving Home Health Agency! We are currently seeking skilled occupational therapists to join us in Clayton, AL.

Start Date: August 2024

Job Description:

Our Occupational Therapists (OTs) are responsible for evaluating and treating patients to enhance their ability to carry out daily activities such as dressing, using the bathroom, bathing, cooking, and engaging in recreational activities. Our exercises focus on improving flexibility, strength, and range of joint motion. We also provide fine motor training to ensure individuals can grasp and release objects effectively and develop exceptional handwriting skills.

-Conduct thorough evaluations and provide necessary supervision

-Assist individuals in developing fine motor skills for improved hand-eye coordination and play skills (e.g., hitting a target, batting a ball, copying from a blackboard)

-Help individuals with developmental delays achieve greater independence in performing daily tasks (e.g., toileting, bathing, getting dressed, brushing teeth, feeding themselves)

-Work with individuals experiencing sensory and attention issues, aiding in the enhancement of focus and social skills

-Provide guidance to individuals with behavioral disorders, teaching anger-management techniques and promoting positive ways of expressing and coping with anger, such as through writing or engaging in physical activities

-Evaluate the need for specialized equipment like wheelchairs, splints, bathing devices, dressing aids, or communication aids

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a graduate degree, which can be either a master’s degree or a clinical doctorate
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills
  • Adaptability and willingness to embrace change
  • Strong collaboration skills, as teamwork is a crucial aspect of this role
  • Proficient in documentation and writing skills
  • Possess great personalities and excellent people skills
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