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Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System Pediatric Occupational Therapist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

This position will be working with pediatrics. Organizes and conducts occupational therapy programs in a variety of sensor motor, educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to their handicaps. The Occupational Therapist teaches patient skills and techniques required for participation in activities, studies and evaluates patient reactions to the program, and prepares progress reports. JOB SPECIFICATIONS Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Required Certification/Registration State Licensed Occupational Therapist BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification Physical Requirements Extremely heavy physical effort (lift/carry 50 lbs or more) Lifts supplies/equipment Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients Manual dexterity and mobility Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking