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Occupational Therapist need Cherry Valley, IL

Job Code
2433955
Job Category
Schools - OT
Job Location
Cherry Valley, IL
Job Type
Contract
Last Updated
Posted 4 days ago
Company
Soliant Health
 
 

Job Description There is a opening for a Full-time Occupational Therapist position in Cherry Valley, IL. The role is in person covering a leave of absence and qualified candidates must be licensed in Illinois with some form of Pediatric experience.

  • Start in mid April
  • Full-time
  • 2 days: Early childhood & 3 days: elementary/middle
  • Essential Functions

  • Plan, organize and conduct occupational therapy programs to help rehabilitate those impaired because of illness, injury, or psychological or developmental problems
  • Test and evaluate patients' physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine realistic rehabilitation goals for patients
  • Select activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills within limits of their mental or physical capabilities
  • Complete and maintain necessary records
  • Train patient and speak with caregivers regarding the needs of a patient during and after therapy
  • Recommend changes in patients' work or living environments, consistent with their needs and capabilities
  • Evaluate patients' progress and prepare reports that detail progress
  • Design and create, or requisition, special supplies, and equipment, such as splints, braces, and computer-aided adaptive equipment
  • Develop and participate in health promotion programs, group activities, or discussions to promote client health, facilitate social adjustment, alleviate stress, and prevent physical or mental disability
  • Consult with the rehabilitation team to select activity programs or coordinate occupational therapy with other therapeutic activities
  • Other duties as assigned to facilitate the successful operation of the facility (i.e. compliance, training, cleaning, maintenance, and support)
  • BENEFITS: Health/Vision/Dental Insurance, annual CEU Allowance, 7 weeks of vacation including Spring Break, Winter Break, Summer Break plus legal holidays, etc.

    Competencies

  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Education

  • Masters degree
  • Relevant work experience
  • Other Duties

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities will be discussed during the interview.

    For immediate consideration, send your updated resume and three (3) references to devasha.washington@soliant.com


     
     

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