WIH-Occupational Therapist (Brown Center)-Per Diem

Department: WIH-Brown Center for Children
Operating Unit Women & Infants Hospital
Location: Providence, RI
Job ID: 5396
Job Status: Per Diem
Shift: Days
End Date:

 

Job Summary: The Occupational Therapist responds to consult requests by order of NICU, SCN and NNN medical staff. The incumbent provides assessment and direct intervention/treatment to assist premature infants and/or infants who have experienced illness or injury in performance of age-appropriate developmental tasks of infancy. Consultation and education are provided to family and team members to enhance infant development and promote infant functional performance, while conserving energy for healing and growth. Follow-up services after hospital discharge also may be provided.

Specifications: Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy with certification as a Registered Occupational Therapist by the American Occupational Therapy Association and Rhode Island licensure as an OTR/L. Must have and maintain CPR certification. Must have three to five years experience in providing occupational therapy services to infants and/or toddlers, including assessment, direct services, and consultation. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be fluent in the English language.

 

WIH internal posting period: 11/20/2019-11/26/2019