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Occupational Therapist

Company: Soar Autism Center
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Come join Soar Autism Center as an Occupational Therapist! Soar is building a network of interdisciplinary clinics where children with autism and their families receive life-shaping services that support them to thrive. We prioritize early intervention, comprehensive supportive services, and positive, developmentally appropriate learning that meets the needs of each unique child and family. Specifically, we focus on integrated autism care that serves the needs of young children with autism.
Role overview:

  • Plan and implement naturalistic occupational therapy for young children ages 2-6 years old in a center-based setting
  • Develop interventions for young clients to support client gross motor skills, fine motor skills, feeding, and other activities of daily living
  • Conduct multidisciplinary assessments and create treatment plans in coordination with other clinical specialties (ABA, speech, psychology) as well as perform co-treatments with the speech therapy team
  • Coach and mentor a team of RBTs to effectively translate OT goals into their therapy, and support their career growth and progression
  • Monitor client progress, update treatment plans and goals, and communicate needed changes to team members and families
  • Partner with client families to develop goals, build relationships, communicate progress, and coach and support them in their journey
    Qualifications
    • Have a Master's or Doctorate Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program
    • Have your license to practice occupational therapy in the state of your chosen center (i.e., Arizona or Colorado)
    • Preference to OTs with 3+ years of experience, but also open to new OTs starting their career
    • Embody a playful spirit and the ability to connect and engage with young children
    • Clear professional communication, both verbally and in writing
      What You'll Get
      • Quality medical ($0 deductible), dental, and vision plans
      • A company 401K with company contribution after a year of service
      • 11 company holidays plus 15 additional days off
      • Options for 4x10 or 5x8 work schedules for full time OTs
      • A "Time for You" program to take extra time off work when you need it
      • Short-term disability for all staff covered by Soar
      • Student loan reimbursement assistance
      • Receive trainings and continuing education, and work with national experts in occupational therapy
      • Real multidisciplinary collaboration with a team of other autism care professionals. Most centers have additional SLPs, OTs, and BCBAs for teaming and collaboration. This includes client overlaps and weekly interdisciplinary care meetings
      • A mission deeply focused on care quality for kids and high- quality, ethical services to their families
      • A culture that cares about you! Shout outs, boo yahs, and staff appreciations for your hard work
      • Opportunities to grow your career in a growing organization: multiple opportunities and avenues for career advancement as a clinician
        Come grow your career as an OT at Soar Autism Center!
        Applications for this position will be accepted on a rolling deadline.

Keywords: Soar Autism Center, Lakewood , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Lakewood, Colorado

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