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Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed OTR/L Bakersfield

Company: DV Therapy
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

DV Therapy - Bakersfield - We are hiring for the following positions at DV Therapy

full time in-clinic Occupational Therapist* OTR/L

full time in-clinic COTA*

*positions may include telehealth services

Unique work and schedule opportunities:

Private-practice with school-calendar schedule available.

10 months on with 2 months off, with payments spread out over 12 months

Opportunities for increase rates given evening availability of 3pm to 7pm.
STEPS program and opportunities for advancement.

Must have experience with pediatric population in sensory integration, processing, modulation. Experience with adults in neuromuscular/orthopedic settings preferred but not required. Feeding/swallowing experience and/or certification preferred but not required.
Company / Team Culture:
DV Therapy Inc provides speech and language therapy and occupational therapy services in our clinic, schools, skilled nursing facilities, and home. Based in Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, Kern County, and Antelope Valley, DV Therapy strives to serve the needs of the community. With a focus on individuals with developmental disabilities, our therapists utilize the latest in evidence based practice to provide stellar assessment and therapeutic services. DV Therapys growing team of OTR/Ls and COTA/Ls in all locations work together to provide comprehensive support for parents and clients through self-care practices, sensory processing, modulation, and integration approaches, and functional/purposeful activities to help the clients reach their goals. Primarily a pediatric client, there is the opportunity to work with the adult population with orthopedic and neuromuscular concerns, as well as school-based clients (OTR/Ls only). Occasionally, telehealth sessions will be utilized as well.

Previous experience in occupational therapy working with pediatric population, particularly with children diagnosed with autism, developmental delay, etc.

Ability to build therapeutic rapport with clients

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Positive and patient demeanor, particularly with adaptation and modification during treatment and/or evaluation sessions

Current NBCOT and California COTA/L or OTR/L license

Responsibilities may include the following:

Conduct screenings and assessments/evaluations

Clinic-based (and school-related, OTR/L only) settings

Plan and complete ongoing treatments

Prepare progress reports within 6 month intervals and annual evaluations (school-based is usually every quarter or trimester)

Complete and maintain client records

Educate family members and other working professionals on plan of care

Engage in OT department expansion (including but not limited to OT programs, activities, events, in-services, training sessions)


Highest pay with bonus opportunities

No travel time - clinic based

Limited paperwork

Keywords: DV Therapy, Bakersfield , Occupational Therapist Registered/Licensed OTR/L Bakersfield, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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