JOB POSTING: Occupational Therapist Fellow - Outpatient Main Hospital
Full Time, 12-month Fellowship Program
Deadline to Apply is February 28, 2020
The Pediatric Occupational Therapy Fellow is responsible for evaluating the developmental and functional status of pediatric patients, administering treatment, fabricating or recommending adaptive equipment and splints; documenting evaluation results and patient progress; and providing patient and family education. Demonstrates competence defined (*) in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Fellow responsibilities in providing age-appropriate care and services to patients from the age of birth to 18 years. Participates in mentored practice, didactic learning, and professional development activities as part of the 12-month Pediatric Occupational Therapy Fellowship Program.
The Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatric Occupational Therapy Fellowship is a one year program that begins in August. Fellows engage in mentored clinical practice across inpatient and outpatient settings. In addition, the fellow will participate in scholarly activities, leadership training, and didactic courses offered through The Ohio State University Nisonger Center’s LEND program. At the time of application, fellowship applicants must be either a) a graduate of an accredited occupational therapy program with a current Ohio OT license b) currently enrolled in an accredited occupational therapy program with the plan to graduate and obtain Ohio licensure prior to the start of the fellowship program. The applicant must either have a) prior work experience as a pediatric occupational therapist or b) a Level II occupational therapy fieldwork in the area of pediatrics.
Three professional letters of reference must be submitted at the time of application. Please also include a one page personal statement indicating your interest in a fellowship program as well as how it aligns with your future professional goals. Please save these documents into a PDF and upload as one file.
Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.
Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.
Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.
The Pediatric Occupational Therapy Fellow supports, communicates, implements and enforces the philosophy, mission, values, standards, policies and procedures of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
What Are We Looking For?
To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:
Minimum Physical Requirements: