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This is a full time position that will be for specific research study aimed at determining the clinical effectiveness of home-based Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) intervention for children 8-36 months of age. This position is responsible for performing and documenting CIMT interventions to infant/toddler pupulation enrolled in research study per the established study protocols. This position is 100% clinical research.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Delivers established CIMT intervention based on study protocols to research participants, including any follow-up services to ensure appropriate outcomes. Follows study guidelines/protocols to assure safe delivery of services.
Completes all study-related clinical documentation as instructed per study requirements and adheres to all regulatory policies.
Confers and collaborates with supervisors, research team members, physicians, other health care practitioners, families, and/or caregivers to support services, obtain additional information and coordinate intervention delivery.
Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program.
Possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as an occupational therapist in the State of Missouri.
Basic Life Support Certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements), or obtain certification within one month of employment.
Master’s degree with two to three years of clinical experience.
Ability to apply principles of scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form, including technical instructions.
Demonstrates current knowledge & application of safety issues particularly as applied to body mechanics.
Ability to lift 10 pounds from floor to waist and carry 10 pounds for short distances, push and pull occasionally with moderate force; coordinate hand movements to write, type, manipulate folders and client body parts.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to interview, counsel, or advise clients/patients and their families.
Ability to perform high level problem solving, negotiation and executive functions.
Ability to organize, prioritize and effectively manage a caseload varied patients and use judgment regarding discharge planning, timing of services.
Possess computer skills (word processing and basic database manipulation).
Comfortable with an evidence-based practice work environment dedicated to continual improvement and effective change.
Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Program of Occupational Therapy. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Local travel will be required as necessary.
The hiring range for this position is $56,472 - $72,010 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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