Occupational Therapist in Wilmington, DE at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 10/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Benchmark Human Services, a national leader committed to providing quality services to individuals with disabilities, is hiring! We are actively seeking a Occupational Therapist to address functional needs of children ages birth to 3 years in adaptive development, behavior, play, sensory, and postural development. Ideal candidates will have knowledge and experience in home-based early intervention therapy services to infants and toddlers who are at risk for developmental disabilities as part of the Birth to Three Program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Comply with all Federal and District regulations, including those outlined in the Part C Procedural Safeguards and the Guide to Parent Rights.

  • Assessment of the children’s developmental needs for individualized planning.

  • Provide families with information, skills and support related to enhancing their child’s development.

  • Include direct activities with the child designed to enhance the child’s development in one or more domains, including: cognition, adaptive function, social/emotional sills, physical development and communication.

  • Prevent or minimize the impact of initial or future impairment, delay in development, or loss of functional ability.

  • Adaption of the environment to meet child/family needs in play, self-help and behavior development.

  • Evaluation of planning and implementation of a therapy program of purposeful activities which are rehabilitative, active or restorative.

  • Training and support of family members in the implementation of the IFSP and environmental consultation as set forth.

  • Complete necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources. (i.e., Medicaid, private insurance, etc.)

  • Promotes activities in the natural environment to enhance implementation of IFSP.

  • Comply with Birth to Three Program with regards to continuing education.

  • Report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401k Plan with company match
  • Profit sharing
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off/Sick time
  • Perks Access discount program

Voluntary benefits including disability and short term disability

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid OT License
  • Registered with American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Knowledgeable of infant and toddler development
  • Prefer some experience working with birth to 3 population
  • Candidates for employment are required to pass drug screening

If interested apply on-line at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers. Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.