CONTRACT: Occupational Therapist

Position Title: CONTRACT: Occupational Therapist

Job Classification: Contract/ Up to 70 hours per month/$66.00 per hour

Title of Immediate Supervisor: Chief of Clinical

Division: Clinical

Position Objective/Summary: The contract occupational therapist will be required to provide OT assessments regarding possible consumer equipment needs and developmental status. This may require site assessments which could be home, school, or day programs. The contract occupational therapist will provide OT assessments and consultation for Early Start and regional center consumers; administer and complete OT and other assessments using the existing and new assessment tools consistent with the Best Practices Standards; participate as needed in interdisciplinary teams and eligibility meetings; provide training and consultation to staff and care providers; establish linkages with generic early childhood development programs; review requests for infant development programs and OT services; participate in the Mobility Clinic as requested; review OT/PT, orthotics and prosthetics assessments and provide recommendations for consumers’ services; participate in other related activities as requested; document services provided according to SCLARC documentation standards.

Minimum Qualification Required For This Position: Individual must have an MA or MS in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university. Individual must be an occupational therapist licensed with the California State Board of Occupational Therapy. Must have experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages. Experience working with interdisciplinary clinical teams is desired. Applicants must also have familiarity with Microsoft Word and other software programs.

Salary Range: $66.00 per hour/Up to 70 hours per month