Occupational Therapist - Early Intervention - Buffalo, New York United States - 42217



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 42217
Title: Occupational Therapist - Early Intervention
Job Location: Buffalo, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


ABOUT THE AREA:
Buffalo is located in the Western part of New York. It is popular for several different things such as Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Wings and the wing festival, Powder Keg Festival, General Mills cereal plant, Teds footlong hotdogs, Canalside, St. Pattys Day Celebrations, Food trucks galore, rated a very clean city, hockey and more hockey, the largest two day food festival, and more! Niagara Falls is one of the seventh wonders of the world and you can be there in less than 30 minutes.

You can be in Niagara Falls, Canada in 30 minutes
1.25 hours to Rochester
2.50 hours to Syracuse

JOB DESCRIPTION

Occupational Therapist - Early Intervention

NEW GRADS WELCOME

Direct Hire
Full Time
Competitive Compensation
Excellent Benefits Package

Buffalo, New York

Specialize in the evaluation and treatment of children with a variety of needs.  The treatment and facilitation of sensory and motor development in children of all ages.  Therapists promote the use of play in sessions with children, providing a fun and motivating setting in which to learn and grow.  Occupational therapist should be skilled in meeting needs in these areas:

  • Fine motor development and coordination
  • Visual motor skills
  • Visual-perceptual skills
  • Sensory processing and sensory integration skills
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • Handwriting Without Tears (HWT)
  • Self-care skills
  • Oral motor skills and feeding
  • Adaptive equipment needs
  • Reflex emergence/integration
  • Visual efficiency skills
  • Adaptive equipment: positioning, splints, sensory needs

An exceptional staff of highly qualified individuals to meet the needs of each child and family they serve.

A large team of speech-language pathologists, special educators, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, and school psychologists provide evaluation and therapeutic/educational services to children.

In every interaction, you will find that their skilled and caring staff is focused on meeting the needs of the child and assisting families and community in making little lives into big successes.

Ongoing professional development programs for all of the staff, as well as a carefully arranged supervision and support structure, ensure that new and traditional therapy techniques are always available to their clients.

REQUIREMENTS:

Diploma in Occupational Therapy and current or eligible for NYS OT license.

QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma in Occupational Therapy and current or eligible for NYS OT license.

NEW GRADS WELCOME

Education:
University - Associate's Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years

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