Easter Seals Central Alabama (ESCA), located in Montgomery, is looking for a qualified Pediatric Occupational Therapist to meet the needs of the children we serve.
Job Duties Include:
Facilitates development and rehabilitation of patients with mental, emotional and physical disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed occupational therapy.
Knowledge of the regulations and practice standards of Pediatric Occupational Therapy.
Knowledge of direct patient care of Occupational Therapy to pediatric patients
Knowledge of rehabilitative treatment techniques as utilized by the generalist in treating multiple age groups.
Knowledge of equipment and instruments used in daily activities.
Skill in treating Pediatric Occupational Therapy patients
Skill in using applicable equipment and instruments
Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands
Skill in critical thinking in the performance of Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.
Skills in maintaining good working relationships with community resources, referral sources, agencies and colleagues (PT and SLP).
Bilingual communication skills a plus.
A cleared/clean Alabama Occupational Therapy License
Approximately one (1) year of experience working exclusively with the pediatric population.
Participation in continuing education in pediatric therapy subjects as required by the Occupational Therapy governing authority.
Additional Salary Information: Additional benefits include partially employer paid single or family health insurance, employer paid life and ltd policies, 4% retirement match after 6 months of employment, cafeteria plan and flex spending accounts.
ESCA offers many programs to special needs families in the River Region and has recently begun working on an expansion of services to include pediatric occupational therapy and reading therapy. The two new services will be in addition to the eleven other disability programs currently offered. Services include no-cost medical equipment, ASD Diagnostic Clinic, Speech Therapy, Employment Programs, ...Respite Care for Air Force Families and more.
Easter Seals was established in 1961. The mission of Easter Seals is to provide quality life enhancing programs and services to meet the individual needs of our consumers. Easter Seals' vision is that all people will be able to actively participate in all aspects of life and seen for their abilities.