- Summit, NJ 07901 US
Occupational Therapist Opening - IMMEDIATE
Creative Speech Solutions, LLC (a pediatric therapy center located in Summit, NJ) is hiring full-time and part-time (temporary to possible permanent placements) for experienced Occupational therapists to join our growing team. Occupational therapists at Creative Speech Solutions (CSS) specialize in treating children with a wide variety of diagnoses and level of functioning. The duties of this position include providing evaluations and direct therapy for the pediatric population in a school-based setting and a clinic based setting. Treatment involves one-on-one/group sessions with children. The most common diagnoses treated are Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Apraxia, cerebral palsy, Global Developmental Delay, and Sensory Processing Disorder. In addition to direct treatment, responsibilities could also include writing daily notes, progress notes, evaluations, report writing, treatment collaboration, case management, IEP development and adherence to all NJ state special education laws. Additional job description includes creating home exercise programs, counseling caretakers, and collaborating with speech therapists, school therapists, and teachers.
Candidates interested in this OT role at CSS are required to have the following: Master’s degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy program Satisfactory completion of Certification Examination of National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists. Maintenance of registration required NJ State License, Certificate of Clinical Competence and NJ School Certificate Minimum of two years of work experience in pediatric private practice and/or school setting Candidates should be experienced treating sensory processing disorders, motor planning difficulties, decreased strength, and gross motor skills, as well as visual motor and fine motor skills. Certification or continuing education in The listening Program, Handwriting Without Tears, Visual Processing disorders, splints. Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills and a strong desire to work with children with developmental disabilities Patience, persistence and ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team
Applicants who meet the requirements below should forward resume and salary requirements to [email protected]
*ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED*