Activities of Daily Living Instructor

Basic Information

Date posted: 07/13/2022

Location: Kansas City, Missouri

Posted by: Alphapointe

Salary: Varies based on experience

Contact Information

Address

7501 Prospect
Kansas City, MO 64132

Phone

816-237-2029

More Details

Qualifications

  • Completion of an accredited education program and all field work education requirements for a licensed Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapy Assistant.
  • The Occupational Therapy program must be accredited by the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • National Board for Certification in  Occupational Therapy, Inc. Must maintain certification.
  • Excellent communication, assessment, and teaching ability required
  • Knowledge of diabetes preferred

Job Description

Job Summary: Perform evaluations and teach adaptive techniques for independent daily living for low vision and/or blindness clients.  May train and provide supervision to fieldwork OT students and new ADL staff, as appropriate to level of licensure.

Essential Functions:

  • Assess or monitor assessment of skills in activities of daily living and diabetes management; make appropriate training and equipment recommendations.
  • Formulate curriculum; develop individualized study materials; instruct and monitor instruction of consumers; and modify teaching programs and materials as necessary.
  • Provide verbal and written reports pertaining to consumers’ progress to consumers, referral sources, and other rehabilitation team members in accordance with policies and procedures. Complete other paperwork as assigned.
  • Recommend the purchase of supplies and capital equipment needed for training.
  • Provide orientation of instructional areas and equipment to new staff members and student affiliates assigned to the program.
  • Plan and conduct community integration activities and outings to enhance training, knowledge of community resources, independence, self-advocacy, and leisure.
  • Act as case manager and serve as a liaison with referral sources for single service consumers. Establish and maintain relationships with other providers of daily living skills.
  • Participate in team and staff meetings and contribute to the formulation of policies, procedures, and programs.

Additional Functions:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Some travel in the community.