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Occupational Therapist-North Druid Hills and Medical Office BuildingPRN Atlanta GA US 30324 Job at Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta

Location:  Childrens at North Druid Hills 

Requisition #:  57303


Provides the highest quality age-appropriate care for patients newborn to 20 years of age within the scope of practice and established standards for occupational therapy. Functions effectively as a member of the rehabilitation team. Supports the mission of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.


  • Bachelor of  Science, Master’s degree, or Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited school


  • Georgia occupational therapy license

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment


  • Experience in entry level


  • 1 year of experience in pediatric or related occupational therapy


  • Knowledge of pediatric theory and practice

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for effective communication of information

  • Positive interpersonal skills and ability to function in an interdisciplinary environment

  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment

  • Travel to other Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta locations based on patient census, program development, and/or contract obligations with physician practices


  1. Evaluates patients, meeting established standards.

  2. Plans and implements effective and appropriate treatment so that functional outcomes are achieved.

  3. Completes documentation, meeting departmental standards for content, accuracy, and timeliness.

  4. Includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education and documentation appropriate for learning needs of patient and family.

  5. Provides supervision to Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants and Rehabilitation Aides as assigned.

  6. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1605 Chantilly Drive, Atlanta, GA  30324

Function:  Allied Health - Rehab

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Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta

Atlanta USA

At Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta, our doctors, nurses and staff are specially trained to care for children under the age of 21. From colorful, friendly waiting rooms to equipment that fits patients of all sizes, every detail is designed specifically for kids.

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