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Occupational Therapist, Outpatient Pediatrics

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Trenton
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Occupational Therapist, Outpatient PediatricsReq #:38817Category:Occupational TherapyStatus:Per DiemShift:EveningFacility:Childrens Specialized HospLocation:Occup Therapy Ham, 3575 Quakerbridge Rd, Hamilton, NJ 08619Occupational Therapist Outpatient PediatricsChild & Adolescent Hamilton, New Jersey2-3 late days required (after school hours)Who We Are:Children s Specialized Hospital, a member of the RWJBH Healthcare System, is the nation s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. Through our 16 New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals.What You'll Do:As an integral member of our team, you will evaluate patients needs and provide Occupational Therapy for outpatient populations.+ Selects, administers, and interprets assessment tools as designated in competency expectations including: History, Screening, Observations, and Evaluations as appropriated to patients.+ Identifies and prioritizes time realistic functional goals for remediation, compensation, adaptation or prevention of deficits.+ Selects-utilizes-evaluates the effectiveness of appropriate treatment methods (as designated in competency expectations).+ Applies principles of activity analysis for grading physical-perceptual-cognitive-psycho-social demands to produce an optimal mesh of child's or family's abilities to meet environmental demand.+ Communicates effectively with patients, families, & team in oral and written formats in both formal and non-formal situations. Communicates effectively with referring physicians and community contacts.+ As designated in competency expectations, assists in training others. This may include staff, COTAs, aides and students.+ Takes responsibility for seeking supervision or consultation in relationship to clinical performance. Actively contributes to improvement plans effectively utilizes feedback.+ Meets competency expectations in explaining symptoms, prognosis and functional limitations for a variety of diagnostic groups.+ Makes discharge recommendations appropriate to the child and their family in consideration of child's prognosis, role expectations, and knowledge of community resources (as designated in competency expectations).+ Meet minimum annual expected volumes.What You Need:+ Bachelors degree. Graduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy program. Twelve week pediatric affiliation of pediatric experience.+ Licensed by the state of NJ.+ AHA BLS Provider Certification required.+ Satisfactory completion of Certification Examination of National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists and maintenance of registration required.+ Detailed knowledge of developmental theory and the effects of physical and percepto-cognitive disabilities as well as the psycho-social aspects of functional adaptation to the environment.+ Ability to evaluate disruptions in performance and plan treatment to minimize disabling effects of these conditions. Ability to work effectively with others.+ Tact and judgment in performance of duties. Commitment to improving skill level. Good verbal and written English communication skills.What Do We Offer?We offer a competitive salary, highly flexible schedules, eligibility for a sign-on bonus, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous paid time off, flexible saving account, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, matched 403(b) retirement savings plan and more.How Do You Join Our Amazing Team?For immediate consideration, or to learn more, please call/text Stacey Sheridan, Recruiter, at 732-427-9444, email your resume/CV to:ssheridan@childrens-specialized.org,Children s Specialized Hospitalhttp://www.childrens-specialized.org/careersWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/VRWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, Trenton , Occupational Therapist, Outpatient Pediatrics, Healthcare , Trenton, New Jersey

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