Occupational Therapist Outpatient Rehab
Meeting Street, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to children and families in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, is seeking a motivated full-time Certified Occupational Therapist for our location in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Meeting Street's Outpatient Rehabilitation program partners with Southcoast Hospitals Group to provide pediatric therapy services to children with various diagnosis, disabilities, and complex medical needs in Southeastern Massachusetts. Our licensed staff evaluates and treats patients in need of physical, occupational and speech therapy services. We provide customized care with access to extensive resources, including a pool, sensory gym, fully accessible playground, and personal equipment. This is a great opportunity to join Meeting Street where individuals of all abilities learn, play, work and live together.
Meeting Street respects and celebrates the diversity that contributes to a healthy, caring community. Meeting Street believes the dignity of each person is paramount. We recognize that our community’s future strength rests firmly on our commitment to our values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence.
As the Certified Occupational Therapist, you will evaluate and provide individual treatment to pediatric clients aged 3-22 with various diagnosis and disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder and complex medical needs. You will creatively design treatment plans that are, motivating, developmentally appropriate and have measurable outcomes via an Individual Education Plan (IEP). Also provide continuously assess the daily/weekly change of your clients, understanding that there may be fluctuation in momentum and need for catch-up, and you adjust your approach on the fly accordingly. You will partner with families to develop plans for maximum carry-over, with consideration of the family’s daily routines, dynamics, resources, and ability to extend services into their home. Also, actively, and collaboratively co-treat with a team of cross-disciplinary clinicians, including Speech Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists and Therapist Assistants. You will supervise Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants (COTAs), including assigning caseload and treatment schedules, observing, and providing consultation.
Meeting Street is currently offering a four-step $2,500 bonus to new employees for full-time, benefit eligible positions.
Full-time employees at Meeting Street enjoy low cost benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), vision insurance (VSP), employer-paid life insurance and long term disability, optional employee and dependent life insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 5% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, paid time-off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days, BCBS Wellness Program, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program and much more!
We do not discriminate in services or employment based on ethnicity, race, age, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, economic background/circumstances, physical and/or mental abilities, veteran status, marital status, or resident immigration status. To uphold these commitments, we expect all employees to recognize and properly respond to racism and other forms of injustice.
The position requires an Occupational Therapist License in the State of Massachusetts.
COVID 19 vaccination is required.