Occupational Therapist (OT)- Pediatric

  • Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services
  • Helena
  • May 21, 2018
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

With our holistic, integrated services and relationship based approach, we help families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow. Intermountain is a non-profit agency that has been impacting the lives of children and families for over 100 years.  Intermountain offers a range of services from outpatient to inpatient.  Our organization is located in the state capital of Montana which offers year round recreational opportunities supporting a balance of professional and personal life.

Intermountain is growing our outpatient occupational therapy clinic working with children age 0-21 years of age with a variety of pediatric/developmental disabilities.  A diverse caseload offers an OT opportunities to use a variety of treatment approaches with professional growth encouraged and supported to develop different types of services needed in our community.

We are recruiting for a Pediatric Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our outpatient services team.  This role centers treatment on giving a child the opportunity to reach his or her highest level of development.  The OT evaluates and treats children who need assistance with activities such as feeding, dressing, playing, bathing, and other age appropriate activities. This role may also develop skills in upper body strength, fine motor coordination, sensory processing skills, visual processing skills, self-care skills, and handwriting.  The OT centers treatment on giving a child the opportunity to reach his or her highest level of development.  This role develops and promotes the occupational therapy services by assisting with the development of the budget and strategic plan and ensures that budget targets and strategic goals are achieved.

Position requirements:

  • Licensure as an Occupational Therapist (OT) through the Montana Board of Occupational Therapy Practice and certification as an Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR) or through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy-1 year is preferable

Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience. Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays.