000670

UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Professional / Administrative Job Specification
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JOB TITLE: Occupational Therapist Senior

JOB SUMMARY 

Provide administrative, supervisory and coordination services or the department; develop occupational therapy department goals and procedures; create new occupational therapy services and techniques.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES 

Provide administrative, supervisory and coordination services for the department.

Provide occupational therapy lectures and training within the Medical School and local community.

Develop departmental goals and procedures.

Develop new evaluation and treatment techniques.

Evaluate the specific needs of patients and their progress during treatment.

Provide treatment utilizing recreational and educational activities to aid the developmentally slow and others.

Develop and write progress reports, home programs and various other reports.

Educate and counsel parents.

Maintain therapy room and equipment.

Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS 

Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program. National registration with the American Occupational Therapy Associate. State licensure.

EXPERIENCE 

Two years of experience evaluating and testing multiple-handicapped children.

SUBORDINATE TITLE(S)

Occupational Therapist