The Occupational Therapist is a member of a multidisciplinary Professional Staff providing assessments and in preparing, implementing and evaluating treatment plans for patients whose life skills, executive functions and self-organization patterns have been affected by developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, physical disease processes, social disorders or psychiatric problems.
Observes and assesses client's performance and motivation in real-time daily living, sensori-motor development and motor coordination activities by measuring client's developmental level, muscle strength, psycho-social abilities and sensory integrative functions. From a client assessment, develops an occupational therapy plan of treatment to include long range and short-range goals, methods to achieve goals, anticipated outcomes, and the projected amounts, frequency and duration of services needed to meet the goals.
Provides consultation regarding life skills areas of expertise to residential resource staff. Provides guidance to staff in carrying out patient treatment plans; assists in orienting and instructing less experienced staff.
Yellowbrick is a trauma informed intensive treatment center for adolescents & emerging adults ages 14-35 affiliated with the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and The Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute.
Yellowbrick works with adolescents & emerging adults who have become stalled in their development. We have worked effectively with a broad range of diagnosis given our developmental focus. For those emerging adults who can no longer safely or effectively live on a campus, at home with parents or in their own apartment, we provide a residential platform of apartments with skilled staff support.
Competitive compensation package and rich professional development opportunities.