Occupational Therapist / Pedi Therapy
CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini
CHRISTUS CLA Mediplex Center Alexandria
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Occupational Therapist / Pedi Therapy Job in Alexandria
Under the supervision of the Manager of Pediatric Therapy, the Occupational Therapist has the responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing care for pediatric patients referred for outpatient developmental occupational therapy. Occupational Therapist is responsible for adhering to all standards of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act as they apply to providing technical therapy care, supplies, equipment and interventions for the pediatric patient population. According to department’s Scope of Practice, this position requires providing services to the pediatric population as defined by ages 0-18 years of age, in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served.
Education/Skills • Master’s degree is preferred. • English required, bilingual is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient understanding of typical versus atypical child development.
Experience • Pediatric experience preferred.
Licenses, Registrations or Certifications • Current Louisiana OT License is required. • Current BLS Card is required.