Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapists at Creative Speech Solutions (CSS) specialize in treating children with a wide variety of diagnoses and functioning levels. Position duties include providing direct therapy and evaluations for the pediatric population in a private medically based setting and/or as well as school based setting.

Job description involves one-on-one treatment sessions with children ages 2-12 in a state-of-the-art facility. The most common diagnoses treated are Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Apraxia, Global Developmental Delay, and Sensory Processing Disorder. Additional job description includes writing daily notes and progress reports, updating goals, creating home exercise programs, counseling caretakers, and collaborating with speech therapists, school therapists, and teachers. Candidates should be experienced treating sensory processing disorders, motor planning difficulties, decreased strength, and gross motor skills, as well as visual motor and fine motor skills. Experience with Handwriting Without Tears is encouraged.

In addition to direct treatment, responsibilities could also include report writing, parent meetings, in-service presentations to parents, teachers or pre-schools, parent meetings-coordination or training. If school placement is an needed; case management, IEP development and adherence to all NJ state special education laws will be necessary.

Candidates interested in an OT role at CSS are required to have:
- Master’s degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy program
- Minimum of two years of work experience in pediatric private practice and/or school setting.
- Satisfactory completion of Certification Examination of National Board for Certification of Occupational
Therapists. Maintenance of registration required
- NJ OT License
- NJ School Certificate or eligibility
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule during the day and some evenings.
- Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills with a strong desire to work with individuals with developmental disabilities. Patience and persistence are critical traits necessary for this position.
- Ability to work autonomously and as an integral part of a team

**Both full-time and part-time positions offer a competitive compensation.
Full-time positions offer medical benefits, paid holidays and paid time off.**

Applicants who meet the requirements should forward resume and salary history to Michele Gilbert at Creative Speech Solutions.
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