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Occupational Therapist

Company: Lumiere Children's Therapy
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

About LumiereCome join one of the fastest growing, truly transformative pediatric therapy groups in Chicago. Lumiere Children's Therapy is searching for extraordinary professionals to work in our interdisciplinary therapy setting. We are looking for someone who will grow with us and bring the best they have for the fantastic kiddos we serve. Here is what we will give in return: We offer a competitive salary, a supportive work environment, and positivity and inspiration at the end of long days. We value and will provide in-house training to help support you and hone your skills. About Lumiere Children's Therapy: We work with children with communication disorders, fine and gross motor challenges, emotional disorders, language delays, sensory integration issues, autism spectrum disorders, feeding disorders, and social skill challenges. We believe collaboration across disciplines helps reveal the optimal learning styles and care plan for the children we serve. We also focus on educating families, so they become allies in their child's development and specific challenges. Occupational Therapist OTR/LWe are looking for an exceptional and patient-focused Occupational Therapist to work with children in a clinic based setting. You will offer effective and client-centered services that will enable our clients to confidently and independently carry out everyday tasks or activities. The successful candidate will have an holistic perspective and will be able to adapt the environment to fit the child. Experience with Autism and sensory processing disorder a plus. Responsibilities

  • Address client's aspects of performance to support engagement in occupations that affect health, well-being and life quality
  • Select and adapt the appropriate per case occupational therapy treatment model, method and approach to direct the process of interventions
  • Apply interventions to maximize safety and performance in activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL)
  • Teach clients new ways of approaching tasks and educate them on how to break down activities into achievable components
  • Assess client's home and other environments and advice on alterations consistent with their needs and capabilities
  • Recommend adaptive equipment and train in its use
  • Guide and educate family members and caregivers
  • Observe, note, and report on progress of long and short term treatment goals
  • Collect data and document processes followed
  • Regularly follow-up client Skills
    • Proven working experience as occupational therapist
    • Excellent knowledge of principles and practices of occupational therapy
    • Hands-on experience with computer programs and creative media
    • Familiarity with ADLs evaluation tools ( e.g. peabody, sensory profile etc)
    • Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities
    • Current knowledge of treatment practices per discipline and drive to continually learn and grow in the profession
    • Professional behavior
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
    • Valid license to practice occupational therapy Benefits
      • CPR certification (pre-approved online course, if not yet obtained)
      • 401K w/ 3% match once eligibility requirements are met
      • Chicago paid sick time
      • PTO 3.5 hours per paycheck
      • Holidays +Birthday for FT EE
      • Mileage Reimbursement (if traveling to multiple locations to provide ABA therapy)
      • Paid attendance for staff and/or ABA monthly meetings
      • HIPAA and Sexual Harassment annual training
      • Short- and Long-term disability options through AFLAC
      • Medical (company pays 200/month toward premium)
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • State Licensure: up to $125
      • Reimbursement for membership dues for affiliated association (ASHA, AOTA, APTA) when applicable
      • CEUs: $300 or 1 PTO day (6.5 hours)
      • Bereavement-2 days
      • Depending on the position there is a possibility of a bonus
      • Profit sharing - must be enrolled in 401k Covid-19We are closely monitoring the news as the situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) progresses. That being said, part of our application process does require you to be present. NOTHING is more important to us than the safety of our applicants, staff and clients. As a result, we are taking all precautions to create a safe work environment for our staff.We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Lumiere Children's Therapy, Chicago , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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