BAMSI Fee-For-Service Occupational Therapist (OT) in Brockton, Massachusetts

Position No.EI

Req No.16-0104

TitleFee-For-Service Occupational Therapist (OT)

LocationEI

CityBrockton

Company Info

Join BAMSI’s growing work force of dedicated professionals!

TheFee-For-Service Occupational TherapistatBAMSIwill assess, diagnose, evaluate, and treat children with a wide variety of confirmed or suspected developmental disabilities. The Brockton Early Childhood Intervention Program

is a public health program that provides therapeutic support to infants and toddlers who have developmental delays or are at risk for such delays. The goal of the program is to help children as soon as possible so they can reach their full potential. Services

include speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and skill development.

BAMSI is a 1900+ employee health and human services organization with locations across Eastern Massachusetts. We offer generous paid time off, paid holidays, paid trainings in a supportive environment that offers growth opportunities! Health and Dental Insurance

is available for employees working 30+ hours

  • Licensed OTR

  • Must possess a valid driver's license in state of residence and a motor vehicle

  • Must have a satisfactory driving record

  • HOME VISITING REQUIRED Travel to surrounding towns is also required.

Description

Responsibilities:

1.Complete neuromotor evaluations, sensory motor assessments and swallowing/eating evaluations on developmentally disabled children as requested or recommended.

  1. Provide individual treatment at childrens home addressing developmental needs.

  2. Make recommendations for adaptive equipment designed to enhance individuals independence.

  3. Develop, write and implement IFSP goals in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team.

  4. Provide training to staff and families.

  5. Complete reports and progress notes as well as interpret reports to staff and families.

  6. Actively participate in case conferences and in-service training.

  7. Choose appropriate training materials.

  8. Develop curriculum for group activities designed to enhance developmental skills.

  9. Perform duties consistent with agency/program policies and procedures.

  10. Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.

  11. Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor or designee.

Requirements

-Licensed OTR

  • Must possess a valid driver's license in state of residence and a motor vehicle

  • Must have a satisfactory driving record

  • HOME VISITING REQUIRED

-Travel to surrounding towns is also required.

-On an infrequent basis, must be able to respond rapidly to safeguard children during an emergency including thereat of fire, disaster or imminent danger. Emergency response may require running, carrying or lifting children. Must be able to react quickly to

prevent injury or harm to a child. On a moderate to frequent basis, must have the agility to move quickly to reach a child who may need assistance. Must be able to stoop, squat, sit or otherwise position oneself to closely interact with children. Must be able

to bend, reach, stretch and participate in play and other activities, both inside and outside. Must be able to accompany and quickly access all areas where children may be located including classrooms, homes, bathrooms, steps or stairways, entrances, buses

and outside play areas or other natural and community settings. Must have the agility to move quickly to reach a child who may need assistance. Must be able to stoop, squat or sit or otherwise position oneself to closely interact with children. Must be able

to bend, reach, stretch and participate in play and other activities, both inside and outside. Must be able to accompany and quickly access all areas where children may be located including classrooms, homes, bathrooms, steps or stairways, entrances, buses

and outside play areas or other natural and community settings. Must be able to respond rapidly to safeguard children during an emergency including threat of fire, disaster or imminent danger. Emergency response may require running, carrying or lifting children.

Must be able to react quickly to prevent injury or harm to a child.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)