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Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Company: Emerge - A Child's Place PLLC
Location: Carrboro
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking to add a skilled occupational therapist to our team who has pediatric experience in an outpatient pediatric therapy practice. A firm understanding of working with children with sensory processing differences, Autism, and behavioral challenges are a must. We look for team members with the following skills:
Positive outlook on life
Flexible with the ability to adapt quickly to changes
Exhibits responsibility and professionalism
Good communication skills
Likes to work with children and their families
Desire to learn and advance skill set
Driven to reach goals/targets
Attention to detail
Ability to start and foster relationships
Effective and efficient problem solver
Excellent attendance record and punctuality


Some of the duties and responsibilities for this position include:
Maintain appropriate documentation per the documentation standards
Complete evaluations and therapy sessions appropriately
Maintain excellent parent communication
Maintain relationships with referrers
Develop therapy materials, as needed
Communicate need for additional materials or resources to the Clinical Director
Physical capacity to engage with highly active children throughout a workday
Education on proper body mechanics for safety of lifting and securing equipment
Participation in committees (after entry-level practice has been established)
Participate in company events such as parent education workshops, resource fairs, parent support groups, etc.
Participate in community events such as walks and expos
Report stats on a weekly basis in a timely manner
Submit session charges on the day of service
Follow up with client and/or caregivers following evaluation to ensure understanding and recommendations via phone conversation or in person
Follow up with client and/or caregiver following discharge/drop out within 1-3 months of the end of service
Contribute to content for blog/social media posts
Assist with clinic maintenance, as needed
Participate in quarterly and annual reviews with thoughtful reflection and forward thinking towards goals for the next quarter and/or year
Complete peer reviews for annual reviews when asked
Participation in the clinical ladder in order to further develop personal and professional goals


Keywords: Emerge - A Child's Place PLLC, Durham , Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Carrboro, North Carolina

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