Pediatric Occupational Therapist – FT

AGENCY OVERVIEW

From fires to the pandemic, adoption to end-of-life care, and everything in between, Jewish Family and Children’s Services is a community resource to meet the many challenges individuals and families face. With over 40 programs and services supporting home care for seniors, therapy for children, youth volunteer programs, services for people with disabilities, and so much more.

Founded in 1850, Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) is one of the oldest and largest human service agencies in the United States. We are guided by the Jewish traditions of advancing human dignity for everyone, community responsibility, inter-generational ties, and repairing the world.

OUR CAREER OPPORTUNITY

JOB TITLE: Occupational Therapist
REPORTS TO:  Director of Occupational Therapy
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time, with benefits
JOB LOCATION: Palo Alto, CA

Join our team of passionate and dedicated professionals and gain experience. The ideal candidate is highly responsible, organized, and has the aptitude for working well with people and will play a key role in making JFCS a great place for everybody to work by bringing a positive outlook, people skills, and organization skills to the table.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Provides assessment and intervention as well as consultation services for children and adolescents primarily in San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties
  • Providing services to children with developmental, behavioral, and learning needs
  • Participates in the design and implementation of Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment services
  • Conducts initial assessments, formulates intervention plans, and implements them in a variety of settings, including, home, school, and other community settings
  • Collaborates with mental health, speech and language and developmental specialists, as needed and appropriate, to formulate and implement effective treatment plans
  • Carries an ongoing occupational therapy intervention caseload that includes an average of at least 50% billable time
  • Consults with preschools and elementary schools
  • Maintains timely and accurate assessment, intervention, consultation and billing records
  • Deliver timely and accurate results
  • Value the importance of delivering high quality, innovative services to JFCS employees and clients, respond promptly to inquiries and is accessible to JFCS employees and clients

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy required
  • At least five (5) years experience providing occupational therapy services to children and youth in a variety of settings
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and Sensory Integration, and Learning Disabilities, with emphasis on early intervention, utilizing evidence based treatment
  • Excellent knowledge of child development
  • Expertise in Parent Education and Pre/school Consultation
  • Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by the date of hire to be considered

Excited to Apply?

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To be considered for this position, you must meet the requirements and competencies listed above. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and well-qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Equal Opportunity Employer

JFCS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified.