Educational Occupational Therapist

Location: Clayton, AL

Join our expanding team at a Home Health Agency located in Clayton, AL! We are currently seeking experienced occupational therapists for the position of Educational Occupational Therapist.

Start Date: August 2024

About the Role:

As an Educational Occupational Therapist, you will be responsible for assessing and treating patients to enhance their ability to participate in everyday activities such as dressing, toileting, bathing, cooking, and recreational pursuits. This will involve a range of exercises focused on improving flexibility, strength, and joint mobility. Additionally, you will provide fine motor training to enhance skills such as grasping, releasing, and develop excellent handwriting abilities.

Your Duties will Include:

  • Conducting evaluations and providing supervision
  • Assisting individuals in enhancing fine motor skills needed for tasks like hand-eye coordination, playing sports, copying from a blackboard, and more
  • Supporting clients with developmental delays to perform daily activities independently, including toileting, bathing, dressing, and self-feeding
  • Working with individuals who have sensory and attention issues to improve focus and social skills
  • Helping those with behavioral disorders learn effective anger-management techniques, promoting positive ways to deal with emotions
  • Evaluating patients for specialized equipment requirements, such as wheelchairs, splints, communication aids, and dressing devices

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree – either a master’s degree or a clinical doctorate
  • Superb organizational skills
  • Adaptability and openness to change
  • Exceptional collaboration abilities
  • Strong written and documentation skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and a great personality
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