The College of Health Sciences is currently seeking an Occupational Therapist to provide direct patient care at the Child Development Center of the Bluegrass. This position would provide optimal therapy care to serve children who require after school or Saturday sessions. This position would include direct patient care, patient education, professional collaboration and fiscal responsibility.
Strong work ethic, dependable, and self-motivated. Strong working knowledge of pediatrics. Experience working in a multidisciplinary group with strong interpersonal skills. Competency and knowledge to work with the following children and their families: medically complex children; children with cognitive, motor, global developmental delay, delayed adaptive skills, behavioral problems, feeding difficulties, and sensory processing difficulty.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Accredited through NBCOT Licensed to practice in Kentucky Bachelor’s degree or higher 5+ years of experience preferred, but not required.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.
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