UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY Occupational Therapist in LOGAN, Utah
Occupational Therapist Requisition ID: 2021-4536# of Openings: 2Location: US-UT-LoganCategory: Health & Medical ProfessionsPosition Type: Non-benefited (hourly) Part-TimeJob Classification: Non-BenefitedCollege: E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum SvsDepartment: Inst for Disabil Res Policy & PractAdvertised Salary: Commensurate with experience OverviewUp to 3 Early Intervention is hiring an hourly Pediatric Occupational Therapist to work about 20 hours per week. The Up to 3 Early Intervention program is a pediatric program, which strives to provide quality, evidence-based therapy services in a nurturing & supportive natural environment. Services are provided through a combination of home and tele-health visits with parents. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, and committed Occupational Therapist to join our interdisciplinary teams comprised of speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, behavior analysts, child development specialists, behavior technicians, vision and hearing therapists, as well as autism specialists. Responsibilities * Administer assessments to inform eligibility and treatment for early intervention referrals.* Develop individualized service plans as part of a childs team.* Provide 1:1 therapy in the natural environment (often in the childs home) focusing on childs occupations of playing, eating, sleeping, bathing/self-care, and socialization.* Use knowledge of activity analysis, environmental modifications, adaptive equipment, education, and mental and physical health to address child needs in family routines.* Provide family centered, culturally sensitive, parent training from evidence-based treatment strategies focusing on familys capacity and resources as well as routines.* Provide parent education and coaching on developmental strategies regarding:* Feeding, swallowing, Dysphagia in children* Low- and high-tech Assistive technology and AAC for feeding, accessing environment, communication, and positioning.* Fine motor and adaptive development* Collaborate with other disciplines as needed/requested to ensure quality of care. QualificationsMinimum Qualifications: * Masters degree in Occupational Therapy.* Must have valid Utah Occupational Therapy license or the ability to obtain one.* Job offer is contingent upon successfully passing background check.* Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliation(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching, and internships.* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.* Demonstrate proficient knowledge of typical development.* Experience and familiarity with assessments such as PDMS, Sensory Motor Profile, and other developmental criterion reference checklists.* Strong time management skills.* Access to reliable transportation to visit clients' homes as needed* Knowledge of technology to provide virtual coaching.Preferred Qualifications: * Previous pediatric treatment experience.* Multilingual ability.* Baby Watch Early Intervention Credential.Core Characteristics: * Able to take initiative* Action oriented* Technical learning*... For full info follow application link. USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university's academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. USU is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law (https://equity.usu.edu/non-discrimination).