OT, Occupational Therapist, -- Pediatric Therapy at Christus Health

Posted in Health Care 10 days ago.

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Location: Alexandria, Louisiana

Job Description:
The Occupational Therapist has the responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing care for pediatric patients referred for outpatient developmental occupational therapy. Occupational Therapist is responsible for adhering to all standards of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act as they apply to providing technical therapy care, supplies, equipment and interventions for the pediatric patient population.

According to department's Scope of Practice, this position requires providing services to the pediatric population as defined by ages 0-18 years of age, in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served.

Education/Skills

Master's degree preferred

English required, bilingual preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient understanding of typical versus atypical child development.

Experience

Pediatric experience preferred

Licenses, Registrations or Certifications

Current Louisiana OT License.

Current BLS Card

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled