MGH Occupational Therapy Service is currently is seeking an experienced per-diem Pediatric Therapist. Immediate need is for summer coverage, but may extend throughout the year.
This position requires someone to be diagnostic oriented and be comfortable working with a range of ages from infancy-school age with a range of developmental diagnoses, medical complexities, and neurologic needs. The candidate must have solid evaluation skills using a variety of standard batteries and a strong foundation in assessment and treatment of sensory processing disorders. Summer help would be to cover a case load of existing patients as well as provide evaluations in some of our many clinics; these include Down's syndrome clinic, Feeding clinic, Neuro- Developmental Clinic, as well as service individual referrals
Consultation with family and school recommendations are a major aspect of this position. Excellent communication and teamwork are essential. You are a member of the therapy team (PT, OT, SLP) and interface with physicians on a regular basis.
Services are provided at MGH main campus in Boston
Must be MA- licensed; pediatric clinical experience is required.
Hospital based or work with medically complex children would be an advantage