iLocatum

Clayton, AL

School Based Occupational Therapist, OT

Join our expanding Home Health Agency! We are currently seeking skilled occupational therapists to join our team.

Start Date: August 2024

Description:

Our occupational therapists (OTs) specialize in evaluating and assisting patients in improving their ability to perform daily activities. This includes tasks such as dressing, bathing, toileting, cooking, and engaging in recreational activities. The exercises we utilize focus on stretching, strengthening, and enhancing flexibility. With an emphasis on restoring joint motion, muscle strength, and fine motor skills, our OTs strive to enhance overall functionality.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessments and provide supervision
  • Assist individuals in developing fine motor skills necessary for grasping, releasing, and improving handwriting
  • Address hand-eye coordination to enhance play skills, including hitting a target, batting a ball, copying from a blackboard, and more
  • Support individuals with developmental delays in performing daily tasks more independently, including toileting, bathing, dressing, teeth brushing, and feeding themselves
  • Collaborate with individuals who have sensory and attention issues to improve focus and social skills
  • Guide individuals with behavioral disorders in learning anger-management techniques that replace harmful actions with positive coping mechanisms, such as writing about feelings or engaging in physical activities
  • Evaluate the need for specialized equipment like wheelchairs, splints, bathing devices, dressing aids, or communication aids

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in occupational therapy, such as a master's degree or a clinical doctorate
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills
  • Possess adaptability and embrace change
  • Show strong collaboration skills
  • Exhibit proficiency in documentation and writing
  • Have a pleasant personality and exceptional people skills
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