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Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center

Occupational Therapist

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center


Job Summary

Provides occupational therapy services to children from birth to age 21 with a variety of diagnoses and developmental delays by performing the following duties.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties maybe assigned.

  • Coordinates participation in sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities.
  • Selects constructive activities suited to individual’s physical capacity, intelligence level, and interest to upgrade individual to maximum independence, prepare individual for school and daily living, assist in restoration of functions, and aid in adjustment to disability.
  • Maintains accurate and timely patient reports and documentation in electronic medical records system.
  • Reviews individual file to obtain background information prior to evaluation to determine appropriate tests and to ensure that adequate information is available.
  • Administers, scores, and interprets evaluation reports in order to develop and modify an individualized treatment plan.
  • Reviews treatment plan, and assess individual performance to modify, change, or write new goals.
  • Consistently maintains high patient care productivity by working closely with the central scheduler.
  • Maintain an awareness of the patient attendance policy, enforcing it impartially and consistently at all times.
  • Acts as consultant to educational, medical, and other professional groups as well as fellow staff members.
  • Collaborates with other disciplines to incorporate occupational therapy goals into daily activities.
  • Research and implement new occupational therapy techniques.
  • Attends meetings and conferences and participates in other activities to promote professional growth.
  • Refers patients for other services, whether internal or external, as warranted and appropriate.



Education and/or Experience
Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills and the ability to learn new software and webbased applications such as electronic medical records.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Active and unencumbered Tennessee State OT license required, CPR certification required.

Additional Requirements

  • Servant’s heart.
  • Passion to serve the children and families.
  • Willingness to go the extra mile.
  • Team minded and focused.
  • Joyful in spirit.
  • Respectful of authority.
  • Solves problems creatively.

Additional Information


Full time with benefits

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: January 29, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Working Hours: 40 hr/week