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Pediatric Preschool Based Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company: Learning Charms
Location: Hendersonville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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, holidays, etc.?

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 considered.

**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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