Occupational Therapist | Longview

Job scope: 

The Occupational Therapist serves as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team responsible for the identification, assessment, planning, and delivery of services to address the functional needs of a child related to the performance of self-help skills, adaptive behavior, play and sensory and motor and postural development. Duties include the assessment of children birth to 36 months to determine the need for occupational therapy; training staff and caregivers in positioning and in techniques for promoting the acquisition of functional skills; and adapting the environment and selecting orthotic and assistive devices to meet the needs of the individual child. Reports to the ECI Supervisor and is under the general supervision of the ECI Program Director. 

Education/licensure:

Bachelor's degree from an approved college or university in occupational therapy. Licensed in the State of Texas as an OTR.

Current valid driver's license in state of residence.

Experience/Knowledge:

Prefer a minimum of one-year experience in pediatric occupational therapy. 

Physical requirements that are bona fide occupational qualifications essential to the performance of the job:

Must be able to transport clients, be able to complete activities necessary to perform services.  This includes but is not limited to bending, lifting up to 44 pounds, carrying, crawling, and kneeling.  Must be able to tolerate excessive heat and cold. Must lift and transport equipment for transfer and repair.