Occupational Therapist - Early InterventionNEW GRADS WELCOME
Excellent Benefits Package
Rochester, New York (westside of Rochester - Gates/Greece suburb)
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.
Diploma in Occupational Therapy and current or eligible for NYS OT license.
ABOUT THE AREA:
Rochester NY is in a culture, art and nature surroundings area of New York state.
This area has so much to offer with its nearby colleges and universities as well. Explore a world of art, theater, music, photography, history, nature and play in Rochester, New York. From standing in the parlor where Susan B. Anthony was arrested to listening to great jazz on the streets.
Rochester is located on the Southern shore of Lake Ontario and sits at the center of the historic Erie Canal.
Only a 90 minute drive to Niagara Falls, 1.5 hours to the Finger Lakes wine country and 6 hours to New York City.
World class events such as the International Jazz Festival and the Highland Park Lilac Festival, PGA and LPGA championships, etc. attract nearly two million visitors each year. The George Eastman Museum, the National Museum of Play at the Strong and the National Toy Hall of fame are popular with all ages.
This beautiful area abounds with state and local parks which offer summer and winter sports, camping, etc.