Are you seeking an opportunity to work with a highly skilled team at an outstanding facility in China? Good news: we're currently looking for Lead Occupational Therapist with active license who are dedicated to an inter-disciplinary, family-centered approach and have a strong customer service orientation for our four branch facility in Beijing. This is your chance to play your part in changing young lives for the better. Living and working in China can be the personal and professional experience of a lifetime.
LIH Olivia's Place: Olivia’s Place was founded in 2010 by Nelson Chow, after giving birth to their daughter Olivia, who has been diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome, merging with LIH in 2015 and name changed as LIH Olivia’s Place. LIH Olivia’s Place provides quality medical care to all children (age 0-21) from Chinese families, as well as expatriate families living in China. Our multinational staff provide high-quality, individualized, child-centered care. They are also committed to community outreach through pro-bono work and teaching.
Essential Job Functions: In this role, you will deliver a combination of direct service and consultation to the team. You will further serve as a liaison between the client, family&School, program director, as well as other allied health professionals including the client's physician, applied behavior analyst, speech language therapist, clinical psychologist and developmental behavior pediatric for the purpose of coordinating care. Ability to be flexible in handling cultural sensitivities is a must.
Your Role and Responsibility:
Assess and treat infants, children, and teenagers with developmental, congenital, and neuromuscular disorders as well as those recovering from injury or illness.
Use special instruments, qualitative and quantitative assessment methods, including clinical observation and standardized tests, to analyze and diagnose the nature and extent of impairments and the effect on age- or developmentally-appropriate tasks and activities.
After evaluation write quality evaluation reports, develop treatment plans, and manage individualized treatment focused on the patient’s individual goals. Play and daily family activities should be incorporated into treatment planning and home programs as applicable to promote ongoing success.
Maintain treatment records, progress reports, and discharge reports of clients in an appropriate, timely and effective manner.
To regularly review progress and adjust treatment plans according to level of progress and parent goals.
To provide parent training and support as an integral part of the therapy programme, working with family members to recognize and change neuromotoric, physical, sensory processing and/or behavior patterns that impede progress.
Work collaboratively with peers, schools, teachers, and other support
staff, parents within the child’s natural environment to promote ongoing success.
When working within the school setting; collaborate with teachers, special educators, interpreters, other school personnel, and parents to develop and implement individual or group programs, provide counselling as indicated, and supportive classroom activities including but not limited to positioning, mobility, adapted activities, and assistive devices.
Participate as an active member of an interdisciplinary team, seeking advice and giving support as appropriate.
To participate in the in-house professional development program and demonstrate commitment to your own professional development via online courses, professional journals and the like.
To be involved in a structured program of teaching and mentoring junior and Chinese trained therapists.
To be a clinical specialist within a specific area of expertise within pediatrics.
To promote best practice to other therapists and act as a resource for training and specialist advice.
To provide support, guidance, teaching and clinical supervision to therapists and to ensure high standards of intervention are maintained at all times.
To priorities and delegate appropriate caseloads, providing training where appropriate.
To provide training in the use of standardized and non-standardized assessments.
To provide training in the use of current treatment techniques.
To provide advice and guidance via supervision, training or joint sessions with complex cases.
To coordinate, and delegate as appropriate, service development projects.
Background & Qualifications:
Master’s Degree (or equivalent programme) in occupational therapy from accredited university or college
A minimum of 6 years of post-qualification work experience.
A minimum of 4 years working in a pediatric community setting.
License and/or certificate showing ability to work as an occupational therapist
Good English in oral and written, Chinese and English speaker would be preferred.
Compensation & Benefits:
Competitive salary and health insurance coverage
Sponsored visa for expatriate staff
Chinese public holidays and paid time off (PTO)
Expatriate employee relocation package
Clinical supervision and professional development/continuing education
Patient referral bonus program
Employee recruitment bonus program
Exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-growing healthcare organization with a strong community-focus
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