OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (per diem)
Youth & Family Services
$2,000 Sign-On Bonus!
The Occupational Therapist (OT) writes goals and objectives for the treatment plan in coordination with the child’s clinical team. The OT instructs home-based workers on proper implementation of treatment interventions. The OT will observe Behavior Technicians treating the child on a monthly basis. The OT will communicate, consult and work closely with parents/guardians, other team members, external agencies, and other professionals on therapy programs, goals, progress, adaptive equipment, etc.
Broad Areas of Responsibility:
Participating in agency activities, communicating the agency’s values and principles to others; providing training and mentoring to new and existing employees; guiding the work of Behavior Technicians, parents/guardians, and other members of the team; and monitoring progress; recognizing and valuing the skills and input of employees; implementing best practice measures in relation to all clinical responsibilities.
In addition to a creative and collaborative work environment, Perspectives offers a generous benefits package that includes:
- Flexible schedules
- Paid training and mentor programs
- Employee incentive programs
- Generous paid time off
- Verizon, AAA and health club discounts
- Medical and dental benefits
- 401k savings plan
At Perspectives, we listen to people's ideas, see their talents, and assume unlimited potential. We invest in our employees and support their career development by providing the resources to make it happen!
Here are just a few ways we give back to our dedicated professionals:
- Tuition reimbursement
- Management "in-training" programs
- American Sign Language (ASL) classes
- Mindfulness Training
- DSP Mentor Program
- National DSP (NADSP) Certification
- CPR Certification
Master’s Degree as an OT from an accredited school for Occupational Therapy. Current RI Occupational Therapist license and experience working with children with special health care needs.