Community Healthlink Early Intervention Occupational Therapist in Leominster, Massachusetts
Community Healthlink (CHL) recognizes the power of a diverse community and seeks applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Come join a friendly and diverse team of professionals who provide quality home visiting services for infants and toddlers. Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for an Occupational Therapist for our Early Intervention (EI) program to work 12-24 hrs/wk. Flexible hours are available - days, early evenings and/or Saturdays on a fee-for-service basis in the North Worcester County area.
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.
Carry out service coordination functions when appropriate as defined by the Early Intervention standards.
Assist in transition planning prior to discharge from the program.
Referrals to outside agencies as needed.
Maintain client records and other administrative duties according to DPH and Lipton Early Intervention policies.
Attend staff and/or region meetings as required.
Attend in-service education and professional meetings as required.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Adhere to all of CHL's protocols, policies, and procedures.
Early Intervention services are provided both in-person and/or by Telehealth.
Maintain regular, reliable, and predictable attendance.
Able to work independently and contribute to the overall success of the team.
Flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, verbal, written and communication skills.
Respect 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.
Bachelor's degree or higher prepared graduate of a curriculum in occupational therapy approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
OT license by the Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professions; license in good standing.
Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work related purposes, including travel between in-person visits/sites.
Experience providing services to young children and families.
All candidates will be subject to a CORI review as outlined in the regulations set by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services. For more information, click here.
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