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Occupational Therapist

Company: Soar Autism Center
Location: Arvada
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Soar Autism Center 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 and a play-based model of ABA therapy based on the principles of the Early Start Denver Model.
What You'll Do

  • Plan and implement naturalistic occupational therapy for young children ages 2-6 -years old in a center-based setting
  • Conduct multidisciplinary assessments and create treatment plans in coordination with other clinical specialties (ABA, speech, psychology)
  • Develop interventions for young clients to support client gross motor skills, fine motor skills, feeding, and other activities of daily living
  • Learn a play-based form of therapy. You'll be trained to implement the most evidence-based form of ABA for young children, the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)
  • Be a part of an interdisciplinary care team, specifically collaborating with ABA, speech therapy, and mental health services to plan and implement effective programs for young kids, including 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
    What You Have
    • Desire to be a part of an organization working to advance the standard of autism therapy.
    • 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 Colorado
    • Have 3+ years as a practicing Occupational Therapist
    • Embody a playful spirit and the ability to connect and engage with young children
    • Clear professional communication, both verbally and in writing
    • Fluency in navigating devices such as computers and tablets
      What You'll Get
      • Quality medical ($0 deductible), dental, and vision plans.
      • A company 401K with company contribution after 1 year of employment
      • 11 -company holidays plus 15 additional days off.
      • A "Time for You" program to take extra time off work when you need it.
      • Short-term disability for all staff covered by Soar
      • Receive trainings and continuing education, and work with national experts on ESDM implementation
      • Real multidisciplinary collaboration! Work closely with ABA, OT, psychology, and/or LPCs in our center via client overlaps and weekly interdisciplinary care meetings.
      • A mission deeply focused on care quality for kids. We are a local Colorado organization deeply committed to advancing the standard of care for young kids with autism, via 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.
        $75,000 - $90,000 -a yearThis position -is "evergreen", and does not have an associated application deadline.

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

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