Occupational Therapist  

 

Abil-OT Kids Therapy is in search of a qualified, state licensed occupational therapist to treat a
variety of diagnoses in the pediatric population. We are looking for a conscientious practitioner
with 1+ years of experience to join our team. The ideal candidate is a compassionate therapist
devoted to patient advocacy, communicates with other members of the team effectively and
respectfully, is professional and passionate about the role in helping children and families reach
their goals. We are looking for someone that is eager to work with children in our clinic and
within the community, experienced in providing occupational therapy and/feeding services, and
interested in learning new and innovative treatment methods to enhance their clinical skills. The
right candidate is flexible, passionate, empathetic, and encouraging, helping to inspire children
and their families to achieve the optimum level of independence.

RESPONSIBILITIES FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS:

➔ Perform initial and ongoing occupational therapy evaluations according to NBCOT and
North Carolina Occupational Therapy Board standards of practice
➔ Develop a treatment plan for each patient that is client-centered including caregiver
training
➔ Provide quality therapeutic interventions in the clinic and community to adequately
support the treatment plan to facilitate functional outcomes and goal attainment
➔ Participate in effective interdisciplinary communication to maximize client outcomes
➔ Adequately document treatment interventions, plan of care, assessments, evaluations of
the current level of functioning, patient progression, and discharge of skilled services
according to approved medical and company documentation procedures
➔ Practice adequate safety awareness and clinical judgment to keep patients and
therapists safe during treatments
➔ If applicable, effectively communicate, monitor, and develop supervision of Occupational
Therapy Assistant(s) to increase patient access to quality occupational therapy services.
Supervision of an OTA would be performed within the guidelines of the North Carolina
Occupational Therapy licensing board and to NBCOT standards
➔ Communicate compassionately, effectively, and productively with clients, caseworkers,
and families for appropriate scheduling of evaluations, treatments, and ongoing care.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST:

➔ Bachelors of Science or Masters of Occupational Therapy degree from an accredited
occupational therapy program per NBCOT standards.
➔ Active North Carolina Occupational Therapy license
➔ Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification with AED
➔ 1+ years experience working as an occupational therapist
➔ Experience with recommending assistive equipment/devices and facilitation of ordering
equipment
➔ Knowledge of Physical and Speech Therapy with an understanding of how their services
can benefit patients