Occupational Therapist - Per Diem

Occupational Therapist - Per Diem

Schedule: Flexible Scheduling, Part-time position of approximately five hours weekly

Position Description: We are seeking an Occupational Therapist (OTR) to work with our In-Home Behavior Support Program.  The OTR will be available as a resource to the In-Home Behavior Specialists. This person will also, collaborate with the In-Home Behavior Specialists to assist with establishing appropriate strategies and interventions to help reduce challenging behaviors. In addition this person will make recommendations for adaptive equipment, recreational equipment, and other sensory items to assist with behavioral management.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a professional Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited by the Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Current NYS License in Occupational Therapy
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred
  • Experience with Sensory Integration issues preferred
  • A valid New York State driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • The ability to work independently, and complete necessary documentation; Internet access is also necessary.

Benefits:  flexible schedule and wellness programs available.  Benefits for those working 20 hours or more include, comprehensive health insurance, dental insurance, health expense reimbursement, paid time off (4 weeks in the first year), paid holidays, pension plan, employer paid life insurance, tuition assistance, and more.