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Holly Ridge Center Occupational Therapist - Pediatric in Bremerton, Washington

Job Summary: Provides evaluation, assessment, treatment and consultation services, appropriate to children, birth to three, within a combined medical and educational model, using an interdisciplinary, family-centered and culturally diverse approach. Essential Functions: 1. Provides evaluation and assessment services *Determines neuromuscular status *Assesses perceptual-fine motor and gross motor skills *Determines level of self-help skills *Assesses oral-motor development *Determines adaptive play and sensory integration status 2. Plans, organizes and implements treatment plans *Assures that home/daycare visits are scheduled in a timely manner, occur as stated in the IFSP, and are individualized to the child *Creates written documentation regarding treatment *Provides written information on treatment plan and overall development to other staff, parents and external resources as appropriate *Fabricates or orders orthotics, durable medical equipment and adaptive equipment *Provides appropriate therapy Provides community outreach and training upon request 3. Provides Family Resources Coordination *Informs families of advocacy, support services, funding and community resources *Completes initial, 6-month, and Annual IFSP in coordination with all team members *Assists in coordinating the transition process *Completes and maintains WA Family Resources Coordination certification 4. Maintains professional credentials *Attends appropriate trainings/seminars to enhance knowledge and skills *Continually upgrades knowledge of current research materials *Maintains WA State licensure *Maintains client confidentiality 5. Other duties as assigned Other Functions: 1. Employee is dependable and takes initiative in job duties 2. Employee communicates effectively with co-workers and consumers 3. Employee attends to accuracy and thoroughness of paperwork 4. Employee knows the Agency Mission and is Mission oriented Required Work Experience and/or Training: *Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college or university *Neurodevelopmental Treatment Training and/or Sensory Integration Certification preferred *Pediatric occupational therapy training and/or experience Required Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities: *Knowledge of Neurodevelopmental Treatment training and/or Sensory Integration preferred *Knowledge of typical and atypical child development processes *Ability to make home visits *Awareness of family economic and cultural issues as they relate to early intervention *Knowledge of Washington State Special Education regulations and/or Federal Early intervention law *Knowledge of IFSP process Required Licenses or Certifications: *Washington State Professional License through the Department of Health *Washington State driver's license, reliable transportation and insurance *CPR/First Aid Certificate Physical Demands: Climbing Stairs Bending/Twisting at Waist Kneeling/Squatting Crouching Reaching Above Shoulder Repetitive Arm/Hand Motion Handling/Grasping Fine Finger Manipulation Talking In Person Talking On Phone Hearing Seeing Sitting (paperwork, meetings) Standing Walking Driving (providing home visits) Lifting (40+ pounds) Carrying (40+ pounds) Pushing/Pulling Environmental Factors Toxic Chemicals: Bleach used to clean toys, etc. Types of equipment/machinery or tools used on the job: vehic

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