Occupational Therapist

Sunny Days Early Childhood Developmental Services - New York, NY

Part-time | Contract

Are you a self-starter who likes to work independently with a flexible schedule? Sunny Days is looking for dynamic professionals with a desire to invoke positive change in the lives of children and their families through a rewarding position in Early Intervention. If you thrive in fast paced environments and dream of having an instrumental role in assisting in a young child’s development, then Sunny Days is the place for you!

Sunny Days is a pioneer in the areas of Early intervention and Autism services; serving children with developmental needs from birth to three years of age. With over 25 years in the pediatric field of Early Intervention, Sunny Days Early Childhood Developmental Services, Inc. is a nationwide provider of early intervention services. We provide a full range of services, including Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy and Special Education services. We offer unique opportunities to treat infants and toddlers with developmental delays in the home and community-based setting. As a clinician in this setting, you will be exposed to various types of delays and diagnoses to help you advance your skills and put your training to good work, all while creating rewarding bonds with the children and families you serve, which can last a lifetime.

With a longstanding history in the communities we serve, Sunny Days is a family of clients and staff, all with the goal of providing the best care to the families we serve. As we continue to grow, we want therapists that share our values to join our growing family.

We have exciting opportunities available in Staten Island, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx so apply today!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct developmental screening/assessments, provide Occupational Therapy services and consult with family members and other professionals working with the family
  • Educate family members and caregivers on different intervention strategies to facilitate active involvement and carry-over at community settings.
  • Provide services in diverse settings such as patient homes, family day care homes, daycare centers, and/or other community settings.
  • Follow Individualized Service Plan, plan ongoing treatment, and interpret goals and treatment plan for parents
  • Prepare progress reports at six month intervals as well as annual reviews
  • Maintains client records
  • Ensure that progress is generalized and caregivers are active participants in therapy through specific goals, training sessions, and communication
  • Maintain confidentiality of information regarding children and families (in accordance with HIPAA and State & Federal regulations) and submit records to agency within established deadlines

REQUIREMENTS:

  • NYS Occupational Therapy (OT) license
  • Have strong clinical and interpersonal skills
  • Must be reliable, punctual, and professional
  • Able to independently implement programming without daily supervision
  • Are a positive, team-driven person and can provide excellent customer service to clients
  • Demonstrate high-level organizational skills
  • Personal means of transportation (Willing to travel)
  • Want to work in a collaborative environment and have opportunity for growth in an organization

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $70.00 to $75.00 /hour

Experience:

  • pediatric: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • NY State occupational therapy (Required)

Contract Length:

  • Varies
  • More than 1 year

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations
  • On the road

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10
  • 10-19

Speciality:

  • Newborns

Employment Type:

  • Contract

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday