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Occupational Therapist – Sherman, CT

Location: Sherman, CT
Category: Infant and Toddler Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Benchmark Human Services, a national leader committed to providing quality services to individuals with disabilities, is hiring! We are actively seeking applicants for a variety of therapeutic positions including Occupational Therapists to serve in our Connecticut locations. Ideal candidates will be licensed in their chosen profession and will be eager to provide home – based early intervention therapy services to infants and toddlers who are at risk for developmental disabilities as part of the Birth to Three Program.

This could be a part-time or full-time position to address functional needs of the child in various developmental domains, particularly related to adaptive development, behavior and play, and sensory, motor and postural development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops joint plan with family and recommends strategies utilizing evidence based practices and following the Natural Learning Environment Practices

  • Implements IFSP for enrolled families and recommends frequency of services based on child development status and family priorities and concerns

  • Assessment of children’s developmental needs for individualized planning

  • Provides families with information, skills and support related to enhancing their child’s development

  • Includes direct activities with the child designed to enhance the child’s development in one or more domains, including: cognition, adaptive functions, social/emotional skills, physical development and communication

  • Adaption of the environment to meet child/family needs in play, sensory and/or feeding development.

  • Promotes activities in the “natural setting” to enhance implementation of the IFSP

  • Completes necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources

  • Attends mandatory in-service training sessions and monthly team meetings

  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and clients we serve

  • Comply with all Federal and State regulations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Valid OT License

  • Registered with American Occupational Therapy Association

  • Knowledgeable of infant and toddler development

  • Prefer some experience working with birth to 3 population

  • Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening

BENEFITS:

  • Health Insurance

  • 401k

  • PTO

  • Profit Sharing

  • Sick Time

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Schedules

If interested apply on-line at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers.

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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