The Institute on Development and Disability in the Department of Pediatrics seeks an Occupational Therapist on a flex schedule to support its patient population in Eugene, Oregon. This position will provide Occupational Therapy flex coverage for assessment and treatment services for children with suspect and diagnosed developmental disabilities, neuromuscular and orthopedic impairments, and special health care needs at the Eugene office of the Institute on Development and Disability, Child Development and Rehabilitation Center/Oregon Health and Science University under the immediate supervision of the CDRC Eugene Clinical Director and the IDD Occupational Therapy Discipline Director.
The individual in this position may provide indirect educational experiences to pre-occupational therapy students from the University of Oregon and direct training for Occupational Therapy Interns or Occupational Therapy Assistant students who are completing requirements for Licensure or Certification.
Key duties and responsibilities: (On an as-needed basis)
Provide Occupational Therapy treatment services for infants, children and youth with Developmental delays, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disability; Neuromuscular, and orthopedic disorders
Perform Occupational Therapy evaluations that contribute to interdisciplinary team diagnosis, and determine treatment goals
Coordinate care with CDRC interdisciplinary teams and community providers including primary care providers, early intervention, school and other treating therapists.
Routinely document all patient contacts including evaluations, treatment plans, treatment notes, discharge planning and/or summary notes in compliance with OHSU, JCAHO, and 3rd party payer standards
Participate in education and training of Occupational Therapy interns, therapy assistant students and pre-OT students.
Participate in other activities appropriate to the discipline of Occupational Therapy and consistent with the mission and goals of IDD-CDRC and OHSU. Activities include but are not limited to, consultation and technical assistance to families, community agencies and providers, in-service presentations, and research appropriate to the discipline of Occupational Therapy.
Note, this position is located in Eugene, OR
Completion of an occupational therapy educational program that is recognized by the Oregon Occupational Therapy Licensing Board
Active BLS Certification
Limited Permit or Oregon occupational therapy license
Graduate degree or higher
Three years' experience in medically based occupational therapy treatment setting providing assessment and treatment services to children and youth with varied developmental disabilities
Internship in Pediatric Occupational Therapy
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Note, this position is located in Eugene, OR
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