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Occupational Therapist

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Milford
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 a Occupational Therapist to address functional needs of children ages birth to 3 years in adaptive development, behavior, play, sensory, and postural development. -Ideal candidates will have knowledge and experience in 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. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Comply with all Federal and District regulations, including those outlined in the Part C Procedural Safeguards and the Guide to Parent Rights.
  • Assessment of the children's developmental needs for individualized planning.
  • Provide families with information, skills and support related to enhancing their child's development.
  • Include direct activities with the child designed to enhance the child's development in one or more domains, including: cognition, adaptive function, social/emotional sills, physical development and communication.
  • Prevent or minimize the impact of initial or future impairment, delay in development, or loss of functional ability.
  • Adaption of the environment to meet child/family needs in play, self-help and behavior development.
  • Evaluation of planning and implementation of a therapy program of purposeful activities which are rehabilitative, active or restorative.
  • Training and support of family members in the implementation of the IFSP and environmental consultation as set forth.
  • Complete necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources. (i.e., Medicaid, private insurance, etc.)
  • Promotes activities in the natural environment to enhance implementation of IFSP.
  • Comply with Birth to Three Program with regards to continuing education.
  • Report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to -supervisor or department head. Benefits
    • Health insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • 401k Plan with company match
    • Profit sharing
    • Company paid life insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Paid Time Off/Sick time
    • Perks Access discount program Voluntary benefits including disability and short term disability 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 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.

Keywords: Benchmark Human Services, Wilmington , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Milford, Delaware

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