Full Job Description
Come join a friendly and diverse team that provides quality care! Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a fee-for-service (0-24 hrs/wk) Occupational Therapist in Northern Worcester County, MA.
The Early Intervention (EI) team provides strength-based, family-centered services for young children under three years of age who have developmental delays or are at risk of a developmental delay. Services are designed to meet the needs of each infant or toddler, and the needs of their family. The EI team provides services in the home/community setting with the goal of enhancing the child’s physical, cognitive, communication, social-emotional and adaptive skills.
Provide direct intervention services to children 0-3 and their families
Conduct evaluations and assessments particular to individual specialty
Develop and implement Individualized Family Service Plans
Coordinate services and act as a resource for children and families
Attend staff meetings, in-service education and other professional meetings as required
Assist in transition planning prior to discharge from the program
Maintain client and administrative records according to center policy
Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.
Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree preferred
MA OT license required
Minimum of 1 years experience working with young children and families
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and communication skills
Flexibility, ability to work independently and contribute to overall success of team
Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work related purposes, including travel between work sites
Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates encouraged to apply
Must be able to pass a CORI background check
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability. These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.