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Occupational Therapist

Education/Training

Root for Kids is seeking an Occupational Therapist. Full Time job with some-what flexible hours. This individual will provide Occupational Therapy to children ages birth to three in a home-visit early intervention model.  Must be able to explain family rights and procedural safeguards to families in understandable terms.  Will conduct standardized assessments to determine eligibility and functioning of referred children. Will collaborate with other team members, including the family, to develop Individual Family Service Plans for each child. Will address the priorities and concerns of the family and support them in developing appropriate child and family goals. Must coordinate and monitor the timely delivery of identified Occupational Therapy services. Will work with families as needed to identify their child's  need for assistive technology,  and will acquire technology through the program or create appropriate assistive technology to promote access, participation and learning within and across activities and routines.  


Must be licensed in the State of Utah (license in Arizona a plus). Requires excellent communication skills with Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. Experience working in an early intervention program preferred.  Must have good record keeping ability and good computer skills including some data entry.  Requires a person with full mobility, the ability to see, hear and speak, and lift up to 20 lbs.  Accommodations can be made as necessary. Applicants will be required to pass a background check and e-verification. Requires a current driver license and reliable transportation to conduct home visits--- with employer paid mileage.  Link to video  https://www.bepartofei.org/


Full position description available on request.


Send resume to mclayburn@rootforkids.org or call at 435-288-1594



        

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-time

Education Level : Masters

Experience Level : Entry Level, Mid Level, Senior Level

Organization Mission : “Nurturing Strong Beginnings” is the mission of the organization and drives all aspects of the services provided to children and families in the community

DEI/Nondiscrimination Statement : Root for Kids is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against anyone.

Job Location : Saint George, UT

Work Model : Hybrid

Closing Date : 8/6/2024

Compensation Type : Hourly

Job Status : Nonexempt

Benefits Offered : Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off

Pay Range : 32.00 to 35.00 or negotiable

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