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As a leading nonprofit, Aspire’s mission is to support the successes of children and adults with disabilities, strengthen their families and build embracing communities.
We do that every day by providing unparalleled services, programs and opportunities through our four enterprises: Aspire Kids, Aspire Living, Aspire Careers and Aspire CoffeeWorks, and through our organization’s dynamic team of 150 members in Chicago and the suburbs.
We look to redefine what’s possible for people with disabilities by providing high quality and exceptional service, and we’re looking for people who have the same passion and drive. In return, we offer rewarding and challenging career paths that give you the opportunity to learn, grow, collaborate and advance in your field.
We also offer competitive employment salaries and compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, a robust employee wellness program and a fun and engaging work environment. We offer a variety of jobs in Chicago and across the Western suburbs, including but not limited to: case managers, direct support professionals, speech therapy, occupational therapy and more. If you enjoying helping people or have a background in case management, counselor, education, social services, teaching, or working with kids or adults with disabilities, please view our available job opportunities or contact Aspire’s HR team.
Description: Aspire Kids is seeking a full-time Occupational Therapist for our Hillside location. This is an excellent opportunity to work collaboratively with exceptional occupational therapy and multidisciplinary teams in a family-centered model while providing evaluations and ongoing therapy for infants, toddlers, and children with developmental delays and disabilities. Knowledge of typical and atypical development, sensory integration, assessment, and intervention strategies specific to these age groups, as well as the ability to work well with families and team members is required. Primary Responsibilities: Provide individual and group occupational therapy in the child’s home, community, school, and clinic settings. Conduct evaluations and write comprehensive reports. Develop treatment plans and document progress in child’s electronic medical record. Integrate caregivers and other important stakeholders into all aspects of the provision of services. Provide caregiver education/coaching regarding strategies for follow through across home and community settings. Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to provide holistic care. Collaborate with other members of the Occupational Therapy Team to implement evidence-based practice into treatment approaches.
Qualifications: MS in Occupational Therapy or OTD. Licensed Occupational Therapist in the State of Illinois. Current Registration with NBCOT. Early Intervention credentials highly preferred, but not required.
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