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STEP Therapy Pediatrics Team

Occupational Therapist or COTA

Part-Time

JOB DUTIES:

  • OT: Complete comprehensive evaluations 1-3 per week.

  • OT or COTA: Develop and implement treatment program to meet the individual needs of the child. Treatment is provided in a out-patient facility for Birth to 18 children.

  • OT or COTA: With parent, caregiver or guardian input, develop individualized goals for each child incorporating functional abilities with the objective to increase daily living skills.

  • OT or COTA: Educate and demonstrate (verbally and/or in writing) therapy techniques to parents, caregivers or guardians that can be incorporated into a home program; assist families in home program facilitation.

  • OT or COTA: Assess and make recommendations regarding the use of therapeutic, sensory diets, adaptive, and/or positioning equipment as needed. Provide written justification and coordinate purchase of equipment for a child with team members, service coordinator, intake/billing specialists, families, and other allied professionals. 

  • OT or COTA: Fabricate adaptive equipment, sensory tools as indicated.

  • OT or COTA: Responsible for timely documentation of evaluation results, progress reports, discharge reports, daily notes, attendance reports, prior authorizations and insurance justifications as required. 

  • OT or COTA: Maintain communication with child’s primary physician through progress reports or other communication measures.

  • OT or COTA: Collaboratively incorporate best practices and demonstrate a willingness to question established practices.

  • OT or COTA: Maintain weekly communication with parents, caregivers or guardians regarding progress, home exercise programming and current progress.

  • OT or COTA: Attend in-service training, and continuing education courses as appropriate; read team emails when staff meetings are not attended.

  • OT or COTA: Maintain professional clinical competency by attending certified CEU in-service or workshops in the area of pediatrics.

  • OT or COTA: May participate in public speaking or community education programs that focus on issues relating to therapy and children.

  • OT or COTA: Adhere to the agency safety policies and procedures.

  • OT or COTA: Adhere to site’s HIPAA Parent Education Policies. 

  • OT or COTA: Assist in developing strategic and long-range plan for STEP Therapy Pediatrics.

  • OT or COTA: Perform any other duties that are, from time to time, deemed necessary by the Clinic Director.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR OUR TEAM:

  • Fun, playful and energetic

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Flexible and open to changing the way things are done

  • Ability to independently seek out resources and problem solve

  • Self-directed, able to independently manage a wide variety of tasks

  • Enjoy being part of a team, representing your team both inside and outside of the office

  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of cloud-based computer programs

  • Regularly meets with the team as a whole to provide information, share mutual concerns and advance the policies and procedures and objectives of the organization

  • Assists the team in setting and attaining goals set forth by members or the organization as a whole

  • Works with the team to develop a system of mutual support and positive peer interaction

  • Assists team members in advocating for the needs of the individuals we serve both within the organization and externally

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A graduate of an accredited speech-language pathology program: Masters or doctorate degree in speech-language pathology

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA)

  • Proficiency in conducting evaluations in a pediatric clinic-based setting

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with EMR

  • One+ years’ experience assessing and treating the pediatric and/or school-age language population (clinical experience preferred but not required)

  • Colorado Medicaid Credentialed

  • CAQH Credentialed

  • Knowledge of Insurance billing and coding

  • Understanding and use of various AAC devices

 

COMPENSATION:
$30-$80 per session.  Session rate DOE. 

 

If you’re ready to begin your new career with our team helping children with special needs, please submit your resume and cover letter to our hiring manager Mariah Runkle at mrunkle@steptherapypediatrics.com for immediate consideration. We’d love to talk with you about our growing company.