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Autism Learning Partners Occupational Therapist in Huntington Beach, California

Children’s Learning Connection is an interdisciplinary pediatric therapy team in Orange County, CA offering ABA, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disorders. We have three clinic locations including Huntington Beach, Orange, and Laguna Hills. Serving Orange County children and families with therapy services for over 15 years!

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for pediatric assessments, consultations, and therapies in the area of Occupational Therapy. Employee will provide their services in a generally accepted manner while adhering to the code of ethics of the profession, and in accordance with any and all applicable state laws.

  • Assess, consult, plan and conduct treatment for pediatric clients and their families

  • Continuously evaluate client needs, plan and problem solve in order to help each client reach his or her potential

  • Communicate and collaborate with other professionals, paraprofessionals, and parents in order to provide an effective program

  • Supervise appropriate staff and student interns effectively within scope of practice, as needed (e.g., COTA, Behavior Technician, OT student intern)

  • Document all consultation and treatment sessions on a daily basis, as well as provide appropriate documentation to treatment team

  • Provide assessment, progress and discharge reports in a timely manner

  • Maintain client files and treatment logs in an organized manner to include appropriate documentation to team

  • Communicate with Directors regarding any changes in status, problems, or intent to change any aspect of services already in place; and, to discuss same with Directors prior to communicating with client’s family or referral source

  • Attend and participate in meetings as required (e.g., staff meetings, team meetings, IEP/IFSP meetings).

  • Develop instructional materials and evaluate commercially produced materials for use in treatment

  • Keep current on latest developments in field of occupational therapy by attending professional seminars, reading current literature, and participating in professional organizations.

  • Plan, coordinate and conduct in-service trainings for staff

  • Keep careful record of billable hours which will require parent signature

  • Stay abreast of funding resource changes which impact reporting and/or treatment requirements

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills Required:

Clinical treatment

Treatment planning

Efficient and timely

Excellent written/oral communication

Relationship development

Parent/Caregiver training

Paraprofessional supervision (as needed)

Clinical collaboration

Staff training

Safe use of equipment

Professionalism

Excellent documentation

  • Education/Training

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or higher in Occupational Therapy

  • State Licensure as an Occupational Therapist

Experience

  • Pediatric Experience

Additional Requirements

  • Valid CA license and/or certification

  • Must pass a background and reference check

  • No criminal record

Certifications/Licenses

  • OTR/L

Physical Demands/Work Environment

Function Amount of Time

Stand 1/3-2/3

Walk 1/3-2/3

Sit 1/3-2/3

Use Hands >2/3

Reach with hands and arms >2/3

Climb or balance >2/3

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl >2/3

Talk >2/3

Hear >2/3

Taste/Smell >2/3

Lift and/or Move >2/3

(Children and/or adolescents)

Ability to work with children who may engage in problem behaviors (e.g, tantrums, aggression)

Children's Learning Connection is a division of Autism Learning Partners.

Autism Learning Partners supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ID: 2021-26132

External Company URL: https://autismlearningpartners.com/

Street: 5312 Bolsa Avenue

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