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© Copyright 2018 by Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services, LLC

Tel: 201-837-9993

Email: office@potsot.com

Fax: 201-837-9465

Our Locations

1415 Queen Anne Road

Suite 100, Teaneck, NJ 07666 

71 Franklin Turnpike

Suite 1-7, Waldwick, NJ 07463

CAREERS AT POTS

Join Our Team!

As a member of the POTS team you have access to the most well-established pediatric practice in Bergen County, serving local families for over 25 years. Our team of occupational, physical and speech therapists have been practicing for an average of over 10 years, and core members of the POTS team have been together for 10-20 years. There are ongoing opportunities to problem solve with colleagues and treat collaboratively in our 3 state of the art sensory gyms.

 

Occupational Therapists;  Full Time and Part Time

 

POTS is on the lookout for dynamic, experienced part-time and full time salaried pediatric occupational therapists to work in our Teaneck location and in private schools Sunday through Friday. If  you are interested in a pediatric occupational therapy position that is as rewarding as it is challenging, have strong treatment and evaluation skills, and are able to effectively work with children in a sensory gym and in private schools, this is an incredible opportunity to join a dynamic team of experienced cutting-edge occupational therapists, and make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities and their families.

At POTS our primary occupational therapy approaches include sensory integration, Floortime, listening therapies, NDT, motor learning, biomechanical approaches and SOS feeding. Among the area we address are self care skills, handwriting, gross and fine motor development, visual perception, sensory processing, praxis, self-regulation, and feeding. We are unique in our commitment to evaluating and treating the whole child.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Evaluate new patients

  • Provide occupational therapy services to children in a sensory gym using the therapeutic approaches that best meet the child’s unique needs

  • Design and monitor effective home programs, sensory diets, and school and home strategies, as needed that meet the child's needs and family's capacity for follow through, in collaboration with primary caretakers

  • Communicate with families on a regular basis, when and where the primary caretaker is available

  • Provide occupational therapy services within a classroom or school that enable the child to better function and thrive in that environment

  • Collaborate with the teacher and school. Provide strategies for the individual child or class that will benefit the client.

  • Collaborate with parents and teachers to set functional goals.

  • Provide ongoing guidance, support and education to parents

  • Build and maintain relationships with primary caretakers and other professionals working with the child to ensure an effective, smooth and positive patient experience

  • Participate in team meetings and workshops

  • Use an EMR for note taking

  • Participate in program development, such as summer camp programs, after-school groups, parent and teacher workshops, writing blogs, supporting POTS on social media, and contributing to parent education materials

 

Required Skills

 

  • A passion for children

  • A high standard of excellence

  • Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

  • 3+ years’ experience providing occupational therapy to children in a sensory gym and in schools

  • NBCOT certification

  • New Jersey OTR or COTA license

  • NJ school certification, a plus

  • Willingness to work in a sensory gym and in schools

  • Ability to conduct assessments and evaluations using standardized evaluation tools and clinical observations to determine the child’s strengths and challenges, and generate a comprehensive report of findings 

  • Provide effective treatment sessions to meet the child's functional goals

  • Experience treating clients within the classroom and collaborating with teachers

  • Excellent communication skills with parents, children and co-workers

  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education, such as sensory processing, Floortime, Handwriting Without Tears, Brain Gym, Reflex integration, etc.

  • Feeding coursework and experience a plus. SOS preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills to team with clients and the close knit POTS staff

  • Compassionate, caring, and collaborative with a strong client focus ; willing to go the extra mile for your families

  • Creativity, strong  problem solving skills and a drive to incorporate fresh ideas into treatment

  • Excellent problem solving skills and analytic abilities

  • Ability to meet the child where they are and build a warm therapeutic relationship with the child and family

  • Desire to work long term in a warm supportive environment

The application process starts by submitting your resume. We will contact you if your skills match our current needs.

 

Aqua Therapist (Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist)

Seeking dynamic occupational or physical therapists who love the water, to provide therapy and swimming lessons for children with special needs in a private outdoor pool during the summer. Experience in the water is necessary and a background in sensory integration or NDT is preferred. Continuing in the fall, sessions will take place in a beautiful local pool. Water Safety Instructor (WSI) and Lifeguarding certification (LGT) are preferred.

 

Speech Therapist

Our OT/PT/Speech therapy team is always on the lookout for dynamic, experienced pediatric therapists. POTS is seeking experienced speech therapists who use an oral-motor approach to compliment our work with feeding, and are fluent in treating oral motor apraxia along with general receptive and expressive language and speech deficits.

 

We are currently looking for speech therapists to establish a practice Monday-Thursday and/or Sundays.  If you are interested in a pediatric speech therapy position that is as rewarding as it is challenging, this is an incredible opportunity to join a dynamic team of experienced cutting-edge therapists and make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities and their families. At POTS, we are unique in our commitment to evaluate and treat the whole child.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Strategize and develop treatment plans for each patient in collaboration with primary caretakers

  • Provide individual Speech therapy treatment sessions tailored to the individual needs of the child and family

  • Develop home programs and school strategies as needed

  • Build and maintain relationships with primary caretakers and other professionals working with the child to ensure an effective, smooth and positive patient experience

  • Communicate with families on a regular basis, when and where the primary caretaker is available. This can take as much creativity as treatment planning

     

 

Required Skills
 

 

  • ASHA certification

  • New Jersey license

  • NJ school certification, a plus

  • 3+ years experience working with a pediatric population, birth to 12

  • Continuing education

  • Ability to conduct assessments and evaluations using standardized evaluation tools and clinical observations to determine the child’s strengths and challenges, and generate a comprehensive report of findings

  • Strong interpersonal skills to team with clients and the close knit POTS staff

  • Compassionate, caring, collaborative and a strong client focus ; willing to go the extra mile for your families

  • Creativity, strong  problem solving skills and a drive to incorporate fresh ideas into treatment

  • Excellent problem solving skills and analytic abilities