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Occupational Therapy job in Phoenix, Arizona

Occupational Therapy Job in Phoenix, Arizona

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Discipline: Occupational Therapy
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Salary/Pay rate: ---

Job Description

EARLY INTERVENTION PER DIEM OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST OPENING IS NOW AVAILABLE!

UCP of Central Arizona provides comprehensive services to individuals with disabilities and their families by providing physical and developmental support as well as educational growth which is the foundation for independent living for “Life without Limits.” UCP is looking for therapists that have expertise not only serving children with cerebral palsy, but in helping children with autism, sensory processing disorder, genetic disorders, orthopedic disabilities, birth defects, effects of in-utero drug or alcohol exposure, traumatic brain injuries, developmental delay along with other diagnoses that affect the ability to live life without limits.

UCP’S EARLY INTERVENTION (EI) HOME-BASED PROGRAM: Serving Northwest, Northeast and Central regions of Maricopa County in the Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)

-Provide occupational therapy assessments and direct therapy services using a team based model in the home for children birth to 3 years of age.
-Develop strategies for children’s fine motor skills, self-help skills, sensory processing and self-regulation skills that can be carried out in the home and relates to daily living of children, families, and/or caregivers.
-Join an EI team to work in collaboration with families to identify the needs and strengths of the families and the child using natural learning opportunities to address a child’s sensory processing, fine motor skills and early self-help skills.
-Work as part of a comprehensive interdisciplinary team on the implementation of individual goals and objectives for each child.

Qualifications

-Minimum: Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an AOTA accredited university and a pediatric internship for Early Intervention; Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an AOTA accredited university and a pediatric internship for Clinic-based Therapy
-Preferred: Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an AOTA accredited university, one or more years of experience working with children with developmental delays or a variety of disabilities preferred. Experience in Feeding Therapy desired. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.

REQUIREMENTS:

-Must possess an Occupational Therapy License with the state of Arizona.
-Must possess a valid driver's license and adequate insurance coverage per UCP policy.
-Must have reliable transportation with daily access to vehicle.
-Must meet agency licensure standards for fingerprinting, CPR and First aid.
-Must have advanced computer skills. Ability to use technology on hardware devices, mobile phones and software programs.
-Must be able to perform physical duties of the job including lifting children up to 50 pounds.
-Must be able to bend, kneel, squat, walk and run.

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT UCP?

-Learn about loan forgiveness. Did you know that if you work for a non- profit, you may qualify to have your federal student loans forgiven?
-Check out our medical insurance and sick-time.
-Don’t work holidays! Enjoy holiday and vacation time.
-Grow with a team committed to excellence. Get support for your professional growth with financial support for professional education and with on-site continuing education.

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