An organization in Worcester is seeking to fill a full-time EARLY INTERVENTION PHYSICAL THERAPIST who, under the direction of the Program Director, will provide home-based services such as developmental screening, assessment, direct service, and guidance to families of children birth to 3 years of age who are at risk for, or experiencing developmental delays; uses skills in an area of specialization: education, nursing, occupational, physical, or speech therapy, psychology, or social work. Wage from $28/hour; day shift with occasional evenings and weekends. Work area includes Worcester, Auburn, Boylston, Holden, Leicester, Paxton, Shrewsbury, West Boylston.

DUTIES:

  • Provide home-based services to families across the catchment area
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of all areas of infant-toddler development
  • Function as a multi-disciplinary team member in the screening and developmental assessment of children birth to 3 years of age who are at risk for or experiencing developmental delays
  • Participate in screenings, assessments, child groups, parent groups, center visits, and home visits as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Utilize a parent coaching model in working with families
  • Provide service coordination to assigned caseload including coordinating the development, monitoring, and review of the Individual Family Service Plan
  • With parental permission, collaborate with other community agencies to ensure continuity of services for families including childcare providers, medical providers, social service agencies, and specialty providers serving children with autism or hearing/vision loss to support the child and the family; empowers families to advocate for their rights and needs

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current licensure as a Physical Therapist by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Health Professions
  • 2 yrs. pediatric experience (preferred)
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have working knowledge of Google Drive, Word, Excel, and Office 365 including Outlook, OneDrive, Zoom and Teams
  • Must have ability to use computer-based technology including a computer/laptop and cell phone
  • Must have valid Driver License and reliable transportation
  • Bilingual/Bicultural candidates are encouraged to apply

Pay: $28.00 per hour

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