• Occupational Therapist (OT)

    Job Locations US-MA-Brockton
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/17/2018 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1116
    # of Openings
    10
    Category
    Allied Health Professionals
    City
    Brockton
    State/Province
    Massachusetts
    Postal Code
    02301
  • Overview

    Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are are greatest resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Be a BAMSI believer!

     

    The Occupational Therapist will 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.

     

    Must be a licensed OTR in the state of MA and have a valid driver's license in state of residence with own means of transportation. Home visiting to surrounding towns is required.

     

    BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best.  We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.

     

    We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:

    • Generous Time Off Package
      • up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday
      • 11 paid holidays
      • up to 2 weeks Sick Time
    • Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs
    • Health and Dental Insurance
    • Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability InsuranceA
    • 403B plan with discretionary match
    • Wellness Activities
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Career Development Opportunities

    *Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    1. Complete neuro/motor evaluations, sensory/motor assessments, feeding evaluations, and adaptive equipment as needed to diagnose, evaluate and treat children with a wide variety of confirmed or suspected disabilities.
    2. Develop, write and implement IFSP’s for infants and young children.
    3. Participate in multi-disciplinary team and provide consultation, training, and supervision to other staff members.
    4. Provide center and home base services, group and individual treatment.
    5. Provide training and support to families.
    6. Complete reports, record progress and interpret reports to families and other staff members.
    7. Serve as advocate for parents and child’s first 766 evaluations when leaving the Early Childhood Intervention program.
    8. Actively participate in case conferences and in-service education trainings as required.
    9. Choose appropriate training materials.
    10. Perform duties consistent with agency/program policies and procedures.
    11. Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Standard precautions must be utilized and training obtained in areas that constitute risk.
    12. Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor or designee.

    Qualifications

    • Licensed OTR required; NDT training, pediatric experience and/or Early Intervention Certification desired.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license in state of residence.
    • Must have accurate or correctable auditory and visual abilities to observe children and maintain safety.
    • 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 self to closely interact with children.  Must be able to bend, reach, stretch and participate in play

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