Occupational Therapist, PT
Touro University Nevada
Location: Henderson, NV
Departmen: NV-Ctr for Autism and Dev Disabilities
Position Number: 4P9991
The Part-time Occupational Therapist participates as an integral member of the team in terms of evaluation, treatment planning, and service implementation.
This position will be scheduled to work approximately 24 hours per week.
1. The Part-time Occupational Therapist is responsible for conducting initial occupational therapy evaluations, providing direct one-on-one and small group therapy, and contributing to multidisciplinary diagnostic evaluations. In conjunction with the Director of the School of Occupational Therapy the Part-time Occupational Therapist is responsible for supervising fieldwork students and providing guest lectures in TUN’s School of Occupational Therapy.
1.1. Utilize accepted screening and assessment instruments to appraise children’s developmental status and performance in the areas of fine and gross motor skills, sensory integration, play behaviors, activities of daily living, and adaptive functioning.
1.2. Develop and implement treatment plans based upon evaluation results.
2. Co-facilitate groups in the areas of social skills and parent training as appropriate.
2.1. Maintain accurate records
2.2. Complete forms for insurance billing
2.3. Sanitize toys and equipment
3. Provide social skills and parent skills training
3.1. Ensure adults and children follow Center policies and procedures
3.2. Other duties may be assigned.
Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy
Currently licensed in good standing in Nevada or be Nevada License eligible and obtain Nevada License within 3 months
Knowledge and understanding of ethical principles and guidelines
Two years’ experience in pediatric and developmental disabilities; Five years preferred
Skills & Abilities:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Work independently as well as collaboratively
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 ("Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act ("VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Posting Number: S00229P
Special Instructions to Applicant
Internal applicants only will be considered August 9th through August 15th. Both internal and external applicants will be considered beginning August 16th.
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Healthcare-Occupational Therapy, Healthcare-Therapy
Masters Degree - MS