Occupational Therapist (24-32hrs/week) - Rawhide - New London, WI
Occupational Therapist (24-32hrs/week)
Youth Services – New London, Wisconsin
Are you an occupational therapist drawn to using sensory integration?
The Occupational Therapist applies professional occupational therapy skills in a therapeutic work environment by meeting the needs of residents in a Residential Care Center (RCC). This position supports the needs of Rawhide's at-risk youth by assisting in the school and youth homes, performing sensory profiles, designing sensory diets, aiding staff in the implementation of related tools and activities, and collaborating with the Clinical Supervisor.
This position is regularly scheduled to work 24-32 hours per week, with the potential for contracting of services.
Registered as an Occupational Therapist (OTR)
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team environment
Experience designing and integrating sensory diets
Experience with at-risk youth
Ability to identify and treat sensory integration disorder
Experience in trauma informed care
Experience in designing and teaching self-regulation strategies (Zones of Regulation or Alert Program)