Job Description

Occupational Therapist II - NICU

JOB SUMMARY: Join Valley Children’s Hospital, one of thenation's largest pediatric hospitals, including an 88-bed level IV NeonatalIntensive Care Unit. Affordable living, centrally located, plenty ofoutdoor activities, great schools and a quality of life awaits you!

Evaluates neonatal and infantdevelopmental needs and the sequence of skills needed to be successful in oralfeeding through clinical observation and patient/family interview. Usescue-based feeding approach to support development of oral feeding skills ininfants. Creates individualized treatment and educational plans and providespatient/family counseling and training to promote developmental care. Consultswith medical team and allied health professionals to provide family-centeredcare environment. Participates in a variety of professional growth activities intended todevelop and improve patient care delivery and departmental performance. This position is for our NICU.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapyrequired, Master's Degree preferred. Current California Occupational Therapylicense. Current BLS certification required. Current certification in theNational Board of Occupational Therapist is required. Minimum of two years ofpediatric experience required. Previous experience in a NICU environment andinfant feeding is strongly preferred. Will consider anew grad who completed a Level II fieldwork in the NICU.



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