The Occupational Therapist has the responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing care for pediatric patients referred for outpatient developmental occupational therapy.Occupational Therapist is responsible for adhering to all standards of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act as they apply to providing technical therapy care, supplies, equipment and interventions for the pediatric patient population.
According to departmentâ€™s Scope of Practice, this position requires providing services to the pediatric population as defined by ages 0-18 years of age, in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served.
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