Pediatric Preschool Based Occupational Therapy Assistant
Company: Learning Charms
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Learning Charms Foundation is a non-profit organization that
establishes occupational therapy partnerships with schools that
cater to low-income and at-risk students. Our Schools are located
in Henderson Co, with most being in Hendersonville. Other towns
with preschools include Etowah, Flat Rock, Fletcher, and East Flat
Rock. Several positions are available based on therapist preference
for hours and location availability. Hours of operation are
8:30-2:30 with some sites offering wrap-around services. Preschools
generally follow the local school system?s calendar for workdays,
Seeking part-time pediatric COTA/L for preschool-aged children,
mainly aged 3-5 years. . All services will be conducted at the
school site during the school day. Very flexible schedule but must
be able to work during school hours. During the school year: up to
25 hours per week. Summer hours are optional and will depend on
program funding. Summer hours are usually 10 hours a week.????
Pediatric experience (three - five years old) is strongly
preferred, but will consider a candidate with a strong background
and interest in pediatrics. Very limited travel during the work
day, as most schools have multiple children on caseload. Must be
independent and a self starter, very organized, flexible, super
communicator, and a great team player. Therapists will use a EMR
system to document all therapy related services.?
COTA/L' s are responsible for assisting with screening,
collaborating with teachers, assisting with evaluations, treatment,
daily therapy notes, and maintaining records .????
Position is part time as a W2 employee. Position does not offer
benefits or paid days off due to the nature of the work schedule.
Learning Charms pays qualified applicants a much higher hourly rate
to attract and retain qualified candidates. Learning Charms is open
to candidates that desire to work a minimum of 2 days and maximum
of 5 school days a week.?
COTA/L Requirements: Active license with NC board of occupational
therapy. Must be eligible to get Professional Liability Insurance
and DHHS Background Qualification as both are required before
working. Must be able to work independently, learn quickly, be a
self starter, be positive, professional, have reliable
transportation, and love working with children,teachers and
parents.?Prefer preschool based experience but new graduates with
strong skills and strong passion for pediatrics will be
**This position requires proof of Covid 19 Vaccination and updated
boosters as required by the federal government. All therapists will
comply with the school site?s covid related precautions (masking,
etc) and dress code.?**
Keywords: Learning Charms, Asheville , Pediatric Preschool Based Occupational Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Hendersonville, North Carolina
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