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Occupational Therapist

Company: Westside Children's Therapy
Location: Peoria
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Rockford, ILStatus: Full TimePosition Summary:At Westside Children's Therapy, our Occupational Therapists are compassionate and devoted mentors who work 1:1 with children between 0-18 years old. Westside fosters a safe, collaborative environment where our OTs are free to be themselves, make mistakes, ask for help when they need it, and experience the support of working on high-functioning teams.Who You Are:Collaborative spirit and willingness to work as a teamCreative mindset with a passion for making patient session interactive and enjoyableAccountable and transparent communicator with the ability to build trusting relationshipsDedicated clinician who strives to enhance quality of life and patient outcomesEfficient with time and resources with the desire to achieve results and positive outcomesWhat You'll Do:Work with children from birth to age 18 to address patient needs and help them meet specific goalsAssess the child for adaptations and use of special equipment when necessaryWork to improve the function and independence of children and teens with disabilities, injuries, or illnessesProvide therapeutic interventions that help develop children's fine motor skills, cognition, language skills, self care skills, regulation, and moreAdjust communication patterns to the age and level of understanding of the child. This may sometimes include nonverbal means of communicationProvide support and advice to the child's parents about every angle of their care that has to do with the occupational therapy needs of the childCollaborate with team members from other disciplines to best support child's needsWhat You'll Bring:Obtain a master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited occupational therapy programSuccessfully pass the National Board for Certification in Occupational TherapyMaintain OTR CertificationStrong verbal and written communication skillsPassion for working with children with special needsSincere interest in learning and implementing Occupational TherapyWhat You'll Get:A Great CultureCompetitive Salary & Performance Bonuses Program401K with Employer MatchLeadership Development Trainings for StaffHealth Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Life InsurancePaid-Time Off, Paid Sick Days and Paid HolidaysTeam Outing Stipends & Staff EventsEarly Access to Leadership Roles in Fast Growing CompanyTherapy Director Mentoring & ObservationsBeautiful, State-of-the-Art ClinicsWho We Are:Westside is a culture first organization that cares foremost how our Occupational Therapists feel on a daily basis. We foster a safe environment where employees are free to be themselves, make mistakes, ask for help when they need it, and experience the power of working on high-functioning teams. Above all, we aim to meet our mission of changing kids' lives. As an Occupational Therapist with a wear-it-on-their-sleeves passion for working with kids, we think you'd be a great fit!Apply TodayWestside Children's Therapy is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. #ILP

Keywords: Westside Children's Therapy, Peoria , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Peoria, Illinois

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