Clinic OT

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL

Join our expanding Home Health Agency! We are currently seeking skilled occupational therapists.

Start Date: June 2024

About the Position:

At our clinic, occupational therapists (OT) are responsible for assessing and treating patients to enhance their functional abilities in everyday activities like dressing, bathing, toileting, cooking, and recreation. Our therapy sessions incorporate exercises that focus on stretching, strengthening, and flexibility. OT interventions aim to restore joint mobility, muscle strength, and fine motor skills training.

This position entails:

  • Conducting evaluations and providing supervision
  • Assisting individuals in developing strong fine motor skills for activities involving grasping, releasing objects, and refining handwriting
  • Enhancing hand-eye coordination to improve play skills, including hitting targets, batting balls, and copying from a blackboard
  • Supporting individuals with developmental delays in performing daily tasks independently, such as bathing, toileting, dressing, teeth brushing, and self-feeding
  • Working with individuals who have sensory and attention difficulties to enhance focus and social skills
  • Teaching anger-management techniques to individuals with behavioral disorders, emphasizing positive methods of anger expression such as writing about feelings or engaging in physical activities
  • Assessing patients' need for specialized equipment such as wheelchairs, splints, bathing aids, dressing devices, or communication aids

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree, either a master's degree or a clinical doctorate
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt to and embrace change
  • Strong collaboration abilities
  • Proficient in documentation and writing
  • Having a friendly personality and excellent interpersonal skills
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