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Occupational Therapist - BACA HART (PT)

Company: Learn It Systems
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

BACA is looking for Occupational Therapists (OT) to join their growing therapy team. We have educational centers that provides services for students with autism, as well as other related disorders. Our related services team consists of speech, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and music therapy. OTs are an integral part of our interdisciplinary team, supporting exceptional outcomes for our students. Complete initial evaluation of client utilizing observation and/or standardized testing and establish an appropriate plan of care for each clientCollaborate with ABA staff, client family, and other professionals as needed to establish an appropriate transition plan for client upon discharge from BACAProvide OT telemedicine evaluations and treatment sessions as needed for client''s who are unable to participate in in-person servicesContact client-specific outpatient occupational and physical therapists, as appropriateMake recommendations for appropriate outpatient servicesMaintain contact with legal guardian(s) of clients, as appropriateAttend parent and clinical meetings, as appropriateComplete staff education as a whole or individually with staff members concerning Occupational Therapy topics, as appropriatePost weekly schedule to inform staff of scheduled sessions with clients and availability for staff questionsParticipate in projects to advance the Occupational Therapy program, as well as the center as a whole, as appropriateMaintain up-to-date files on each client, including evaluations, checklists and samples of clients work, as appropriateComplete daily treatment session notes by 9:00 the following business dayMaintain accurate billing information for each clientMaintain Occupational Therapy equipmentAbide by rules and regulations of insurance companies if client is billed for Occupational Therapy servicesBe available for consultation regarding VB-MAPP testingCollaborate with appropriate members of clients team concerning program planningHave Bachelors degree, Masters degree, or Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy from an academic program accredited by ACOTE and have received a passing score on the NBCOT examHave and maintain Indiana Occupational Therapy LicenseExperience working with individuals with Autism and other comorbid diagnoses ages 1-22Work in a fast-paced environment and be able to make quick decisions and communicate readilyTransition from various sitting levels (child-sized chair, floor)Able to sit in child-sized chair for at least 20 minutesAble to go up and down stairsBending/SquattingAble to lift and position a client with appropriate body mechanics with 1-3 person lifting/transferring techniquesMust be free of medications that would decrease coordination or alertness putting clients or other employees at riskThe health and well-being of our clients, staff, and community are of the utmost importance to LEARN Behavioral. With the continued presence of COVID-19, we are committed to providing our essential services to clients, while maintaining safety for everyone. Please consider our practices on Face Coverings, Daily Health Screenings, and Employee Vaccinations below before applying for one of our open positions:Face Coverings LEARN follows the CDCs guidance and in most locations, face coverings are optional. There are a few exceptions where continued use of face coverings, such as local county and/or payor mandates, is required. Please note that as the CDC guidance changes, LEARNs face covering practices will also change.Daily Health Screenings We follow local county guidelines, and may adjust this practice as COVID-19 cases in your area increase/decrease. Employee Vaccination Employees are encouraged to be vaccinated against COVID-19, as vaccination may be a requirement in the future to comply with Executive and State/Local or Payor vaccination mandates.ID: 2022-20298

Keywords: Learn It Systems, Elkhart , Occupational Therapist - BACA HART (PT), Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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