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Occupational Therapist

Company: Positive Development
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Our Organization:At Positive Development, our mission is to help children on the spectrum build more natural, meaningful connections with their families and communities as they achieve greater growth, independence, and joy. Our company is rooted in decades of experience with autism and related disabilities. We are parents, family members, self-advocates, and clinicians who believe deeply in the power of the developmental approach because we have personally seen firsthand the transformation our children and families experienced. We offer comprehensive developmental therapy to those on the autism spectrum holistically by including Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Mental Health Therapy as part of the intervention process.Position Description:In need of playful and effective occupational therapist to provide therapy to children in Cherry Hill, NJ. Training provided to the right candidate. Must have a license to practice occupational therapy in the state of New Jersey.Looking for an occupational therapist to provide therapeutic intervention for children in a variety of settings. The occupational therapist will work in collaboration with the clinical team and will provide individual and group occupational therapy in home, school, and/or clinic.Responsibilities:

  • Provide one on one therapy to children with autism spectrum disorder utilizing the play-based strategies of the Developmental Model. These sessions will be provided in the child's home, via telehealth and/or (eventually) in the clinic.
  • Conduct parent/child sessions with the goal of teaching parents the Developmental Model strategies and make them more effective partners in their children's play.
  • In every session, work toward the goals written in each child's individual therapeutic program. Record session notes in the child's Electronic Health Record and communicate progress and issues directly to the supervising professional.
  • Communicate regularly with the child's parents and the rest of the clinical team.
  • Participate in bi-monthly team meetings which include the child's parents.Applicants must possess our Core Values:1.Authentic2.Positive3.Team Oriented4.Growth Oriented5.Curious6.Mission Driven7.IntegrityRequired of Occupational Therapist:
    • Be passionate about working with children and families.
    • Have exposure to or experience working with neurodiversity.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Complete the Positive Development training program (30 hours) and pass a competency test.
    • Complete and pass a background check and drug screen.
    • Technical capabilities with Apple and/or Android devices.
    • Must have reliable transportation to travel

Keywords: Positive Development, Cherry Hill , Occupational Therapist, Other , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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