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Occupational Therapist (Early Childhood Intervention)

Department: 4010 - Early Childhood Intervention (ECI)
Location: San Antonio, TX
Work Schedule: Mon - Fri: 8:30am to 5:30pm

PURPOSE
The Occupational Therapist will provide direct occupational therapy services, case management, and complete associated documentation. 

TASKS

  1. Conduct and interpret assessments and/or evaluations in area of profession
  2. Facilitate entry into services for eligible children from birth up through 36 months of age, and their families
  3. Development of Individualized Family Services Plans (IFSP) in a Routines Based Family Centered process
  4. Ensure resources and supports are available and provided to children and families during their daily routines in the natural environment
  5. Provide Case-management/targeted case management (TCM) to families of eligible children and those involved with the children in their natural environments, as necessary, to reach IFSP outcomes, strategies and criteria
  6. Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team
  7. Abide by license, registration, or certification requirements and by the established rules of supervision and conduct for profession
  8. Provide consultation and support to families and other team members in providing services to children
  9. Meeting all DARS-ECI required indicators: Timely Services (28 days);45-day Timeline; Transition Elements (Planning, Notification, Conference);Median Delivered Hours per Child per month; Delivery of Planned Percentages per Month; Timely Documentation
  10. Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

  1. Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy, Registered by the American Occupational Therapy Association and licensed by the State of Texas, and Six (6) months to one year of experience in the practice of Occupational Therapy  
  2. Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy, Registered by the American Occupational Therapy Association and licensed by the State of Texas, and One year of work experience in the practice of Occupational Therapy with at least exposure to the pediatric population
  3. Obtain and renew standard First Aid/CPR, Clinical Records, and Universal Precautions Trainings as required by the Center and ECI State Program
  4. Knowledge of Child growth/development, Developmental Delays, and Basic principles of Early Intervention Services to include ECI Standards
  5. Knowledge of computer software, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and system databases
  6. Ability to communicate and work effectively with team members, family members, and community resources agencies using appropriate intervention skills as situations warrant.
  7. Display a willingness, flexibility and commitment in order to ensure service provision in a natural environment, and to accommodate after hours appointments to consumers as needed & other duties assigned
  8. Must maintain required credentials and mandatory training requirements to ensure compliance with all State regulations and CHCS policies
  9. Must maintain a valid driverís license and automobile insurance coverage, be able to travel as needed, and be able to meet on a consistent basis the driving record requirements of the Companyís auto insurance carrier if you drive your vehicle during company business 
  10. Must be able to meet the physical requirements to complete SAMA and CPR training including lifting up to 12 lbs. and supporting up to 55 lbs.; bending, stooping and getting on and off the floor without assistance.

Physical Requirements/Demands = 1
1 = Primarily Direct Patient Care
2 = Primarily Office Work
3 = Primarily Physical Work

Compensation Package

Recruiting and retaining talented individuals is important to us. At the Center for Health Care Services, we are committed to providing our employees with a total compensation package that includes competitive pay, affordable health and wellness benefits, generous paid time off, flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities and generous retirement savings options.

We have wide range of career opportunities and hope you will join us in our mission!

Apply online today at: www.chcsbc.org

The Center for Health Care Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer