Occupational Therapist (Full Time) Allentown, PA
At Blackbird Health, our commitment is to provide precision care with powerful outcomes for children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with social developmental and school-related challenges. We believe that our youth deserve the very best care, not only for their physical health but also their mental health. Through an integrated community-centered care approach, our skilled clinical team delivers exceptional virtual and in-person care across a wide range of specialties. If you're excited to work for a mission-driven company that values compassion, dedication, and a holistic approach to care, Blackbird Health is a great place to advance your career.
Under the direction of the Director of Rehabilitation Services, the occupational therapist efficiently and accurately provides evidence-based speech and language evaluations. Through collaboration with other specialty providers, this position determines and creates appropriate treatment plans for new and existing Blackbird patients.
WHY WORK WITH US:
- Hybrid work model
- Comprehensive benefits package: medical and dental coverage is available on day 1 of employment
- 401k (with a company match)
- Employer-paid life insurance coverage
- Paid Time Off
- Additional paid time off for professional development/CEU's
- Evening and/or weekend schedule availability is incentivized
- Immediate referrals; caseload of approximately 25 clients per week after onboarding and acclimation to the center
- Clinician-led leadership team
- Full credentialing services provided - we will take care of everything
- Clinical development and trainings
- Excellent administrative support is provided
- Weekly clinical consultations: this is paid time for all providers
- Explore your career advancement potential by receiving opportunities to grow with tenure
- Supportive work culture
- Blackbird Health is made up of intelligent, humble, compassionate, and hardworking people. Joining the ranks means you'll have an automatic network to turn to for best practices, professional development, and opportunities to share your expertise
- Provide evidence-based occupational therapy evaluations
- Establish positive, trusting rapport with patients
- Create individualized treatment plans according to patient needs and circumstances
- Collaborate with other specialty providers (i.e., CRNPs and speech therapists) to establish an Integrated Treatment Plan
- Conduct ongoing assessments of patient progress (e.g., biannual, or annual re-evaluations)
- Involve and advise family members when appropriate
- Refer patients to outside specialists or agencies when necessary
- Navigate electronic medical record systems efficiently and complete all necessary clinical documentation accurately and in a timely manner (24 hours)
- Attend and actively contribute to regular team meetings, providing valuable input on clinical and administrative matters.
- Stay current with advances in technology and healthcare through ongoing professional development and continuing education.
- Demonstrate a commitment to innovation, intrinsic motivation, building relationships, and exploring creative means of evaluation.
- Perform other clinical-related activities as assigned
- Education: Possession of a Master's degree or Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university.
- Licensure: Active occupational therapy licensure in the state of Pennsylvania is required
- Certification: Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
- Flexibility to work a hybrid schedule: 1 day a week working onsite at our Allentown location, your remaining time will be remote
- 40 hours a week (37.5 clinical hours (25, 60-minute evaluations + 12.5, 30-minute documentation) and 2.5 hours administrative time)
- Flexible schedule including a combination of morning and evening evaluation ability (8-10 am and 3-7 pm)
- A minimum of 2 years of experience providing occupational therapy services to clients, preferably in a clinical/telehealth setting, is desired
- Ability to maintain confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations
- Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
- Proficient in navigating electronic medical record systems and other relevant technology.
- Outstanding communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with patients, provider partners, and colleagues
- Open to professional and clinical feedback and interested in working in a supporting and collegial clinical environment.
- Flexibility to adjust to a dynamic work environment.
- Must value operating in a collaborative and cooperative environment.
- Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness.
*The target range for this position is $85,000 - $95,000. Individual pay may vary from the target range and is determined by a number of factors, including licensure, experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.
FOSTERING AN INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT: Blackbird is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and belonging. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. Blackbird provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.