Occupational Therapist Infant Development Relief at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/21/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    2/21/2021
  • Job ID:
    21001786
  • Job Family
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Occupational Therapist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: Britain Development – BE Smith Family Center 

 

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:
As Needed
Ability to work up to full time this coming summer if desired 
 
You Will Be Responsible For:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct initial and annual re-assessments of children on caseload.
  • Develop comprehensive evaluation reports for the family and insurance companies.
  • Provide direct therapy to assist children to develop maximum fine motor, sensory processing, self-help, and feeding skills.
  • Collaborate with other team members including physical, speech-language and music therapists as well as early childhood special educators and paraprofessionals.
  • Provide parent training and education individually and in a group setting.
  • Facilitate team conferences and meetings.
  • Collaborate with director and social worker on individual child and family needs and accessing community resources.
  • Train and educate students, interns, volunteers, and patient’s family members.
  • Maintain a professional team relationship with co-workers by being considerate of workloads, assisting with duties, and being supportive toward their continued growth.
  • Communicate honestly and confront issues and problems in a private setting.
  • Respect each discipline’s expertise and knowledge; not questioning someone’s expertise in front of the patient/family.
  • Punctual with returning phone calls and emails, and for scheduled work hours, meetings, and patient treatment.
  • Utilize computer access confidentially, appropriately and following HIPAA guidelines, including appropriate use of social media.
  • Complete all charges and documentation in accordance with department practice, policy, and procedure in a timely fashion.
  • Provide quality patient care skills/procedures in a manner that takes into account the special needs of the patient, e.g., age, culture, learning ability, etc.
  • Demonstrate the initiative to learn and applies new processes and procedures by attending in-services, pertinent continuing education seminars, and reading professional journals and sharing that information with team members.
  • Report any equipment or maintenance problems and safety concerns to Office Coordinator and/or Manager.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize workload in an efficient and productive manner in the assigned work time.
  • Demonstrate ability to accommodate to constant changes in schedule and environment

Qualifications
What You Will Need:

•    Bachelor’s Degree

•    No Previous Experience Required

•          Kansas Occupational Therapist License

•          BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

 
Job Summary:

Lee Ann Britain Infant Development Center (Britain IDC) is an early intervention program for children from birth through six years of age with special needs.  The Pathways Program is an early intervention program within Britain IDC that is specifically designed to serve the needs of young children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

The Occupational Therapist (OT) evaluates plans and administers appropriate techniques of treatment as prescribed by a physician.  The OT administers direct patient care treatments in a professional manner and within hospital standards and completes timely and thorough documentation.  S/he conducts individual and group therapy sessions both on land and in the water to assist children to attain maximum potential of fine motor, sensory processing, and self-help skills.  S/he works closely with parents and other professional staff and participates in team conferences.  S/he determines appropriate equipment for patients and may also assist teachers in the classroom with adaptations for students for optimal performance.

S/he is accountable for practicing within the parameters of the State Board of Healing Arts, and all regulatory standards and established policies, protocols, and procedures.

The Occupational Therapist demonstrates leadership/management skills and a commitment to professional accountability and growth. The Occupational Therapist serves as a role model for the mission, vision and values of Shawnee Mission Health



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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