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Woods Services Occupational Therapist in Langhorne, Pennsylvania

Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of clients with developmental, neurological or orthopedic disorders; assists with staff training and environmental assessments; develops and monitors adaptive equipment.

  • Provide occupational therapy services to clients in individual, group and consultative therapy.

  • Evaluates clients for perceptual-motor, sensory integration, postural reflexes, upper extremity assessment (bimanual coordination, range of motion, strength, tactile/kinesthetic awareness, fine motor coordination), basic and advanced activities of daily living, feeding skills, work tolerance, developmental levels, life skills, cognitive-perceptual training, etc.

  • Evaluates for and recommends adaptive feeding equipment.

  • Participates in Interdisciplinary Team process; completes requisite paperwork per timelines established by Beechwood.

  • Recommends modifications in residential and classroom settings to facilitate OT goals.

  • Provides in-service training to staff.

  • Fabricates splints, based on physician evaluation and prescription.

  • Directs clients and staff in care and use of splints and adaptive equipment.

  • Participates in orthopedic clinic.

  • Consults with physical therapists, speech therapists and adaptive equipment specialist regarding client/program needs.

  • Keeps accurate records of client’s treatment, tests, reactions and evaluations of progress on a monthly/quarterly report.

  • Directs activities of COTA, occupational therapy aides and volunteer workers.

  • Instructs occupational therapy students in occupational theory, treatment and techniques.

  • Accumulates 24 training hours per year.

  • Provides training to staff.

  • Attends and participates in weekly department meetings.

  • Keeps abreast of new procedures and techniques by reading professional literature, attending continuing educational seminars and professional meetings.

  • Maintains current CPR and First Aid training.

  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

  • Graduate of accredited occupational therapy program; current license in the state of Pennsylvania or be eligible for licensure

  • PA driver’s license

  • Able to lift/transfer a minimum of 50 pounds.

Job ID: 2022-3573