School Occupational Therapist

Location: Tuskegee, AL

Join our expanding team at our Home Health Agency in Tuskegee, AL! We are currently seeking experienced occupational therapists.

Start Date: August 2024

Description:

We are seeking occupational therapists (OT) to assess and treat individuals in order to enhance their ability to perform daily activities such as dressing, toileting, bathing, cooking, and recreational pursuits. Therapeutic exercises will focus on stretching, strengthening, and improving flexibility. The goal of occupational therapy is to restore range of motion in joints, enhance muscle strength, and provide fine motor training.

-Conduct evaluations and provide supervision

-Assist individuals in developing fine motor skills for grasping and releasing objects, as well as improving handwriting

-Address hand-eye coordination to enhance play skills, such as hitting a target, batting a ball, or copying from a blackboard

-Help individuals with developmental delays perform daily tasks independently, including toileting, bathing, getting dressed, brushing their teeth, and feeding themselves

-Work with individuals who have sensory and attention issues to improve focus and social skills

-Support individuals with behavioral disorders in learning anger-management techniques, such as using positive coping strategies instead of aggression

-Evaluate the need for specialized equipment, such as wheelchairs, splints, bathing aids, dressing devices, or communication tools

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree, either a master's degree or a clinical doctorate
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt and embrace change
  • Effective collaboration skills
  • Proficient in documentation and writing
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
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