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Pediatric Speech Therapist, Early Intervention

Job Details

Phoenix, AZ (West Valley) - Surprise, AZ
Bachelors Degree in Related Field
Limited or Occasional
Nonprofit - Social Services

RISE Early Intervention and Therapy for Developmental Disabilities, LLC is a growing organization that provides support to families of children birth to three years of age with disabilities or special developmental needs, helping them to build on their child's strengths, and to enhance and promote the child's growth, development and learning skills in their natural environment.

We are seeking PEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST to hire as independent contractors!

The Pediatric Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing evaluations, assessments, and ongoing therapy for children birth to three years of age.Therapists will work as part of a comprehensive multidisciplinary core team in order to provide screenings, assessments, planning, and on-going services in collaboration with the child's family, medical providers and other community representatives. Therapists will participate in a variety of meetings such as attend Core Team meetings, one-on-one family sessions, participate in Individual Family Service Plan meetings to name a few. The support and services the Therapists provides are conducted in a natural environment (typically home, daycare, park, etc.), in context of the family's typical routines and activities so that information is meaningful and directly relevant to supporting the child. Candidates must be open to a flexible schedule, be willing to work evenings or weekends as needed for service provision to families and travel to attend meetings, training and to provide services in a natural setting in and around the Phoenix and/or east valley cities.


RELEVANT INFORMATION: This is an independent contract position.

  • Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • In-home and clinical setting occupational therapy experience required; pediatric experience is preferred.
  • Completion of the AzEIP standards of practice for Early Interventionists within three years of a start date is required, candidate must possess demonstrative knowledge of AzEIP Policies and Procedures and Team Based Model.
  • Meet all prescribed professional requirements and rules of professional conduct as an Occupational Therapist, including applicable licensure.
  • Candidates must pass background clearance.

** Bilingual English/Spanish skills is a plus but not required

Important Notes on Continuing Education: If employed as a licensed, registered, and certified professional Occupational Therapist; the practitioner shall complete the continuing educations units required to maintain professional credentialing. Services are supported under contract with Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) participating agency.

RISE Early Intervention offers competitive pay depending on experience.

If you meet the qualifications on this posting and are interested in joining an amazing team that contributes in making a difference, apply online and include your resume and a cover letter with your application.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:
(a) Dedicated fax 866-268-8885
(c) US mail - 4554 E Inverness Ave Mesa, AZ 85206- Attn Human Resources
(d) Dedicated phone 1-866-242-2714 Option 1 (Employment Opportunities) DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY

RISE is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We embrace diversity in all its form. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.