Join Our Team

Any Baby Can is an Austin, Texas-based nonprofit whose mission is to empower families so children can succeed. We strengthen families through education, therapy and family support services. When you join the Any Baby Can Team, you share in our belief that all children deserve the chance to be healthy and happy.

We offer a fun, fast-paced, and professional environment filled with people who work hard to bring our mission to life. Our organization recognizes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. As a result, Any Baby Can offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits in order to recruit the right people. These benefits include agency-paid health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation, personal time off, many holidays (including a winter break), an Employee Assistance Program, professional development funding, retirement matching, and Flexible Spending Accounts.

Any Baby Can is also an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please email Jobs@anybabycan.org with questions.

Physical Therapist

POSITION SUMMARY

Reports to: Early Childhood Intervention Therapies Supervisor

Classification:  Exempt, Full-Time

To provide evaluation, consultation, and direct service, in the areas of gross motor to infants, toddlers and their families. This position participates as a member of a multidisciplinary team in providing comprehensive services to clients in their natural environment.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide physical therapy for client to promote the acquisition of gross motor skills.
  • Incorporate family’s involvement in order to integrate gross motor skills in all aspects of the clients’ routines.
  • Provide clients and their families with adaptive equipment and refer clients to other medical services such as orthopedists, neurologists and/or other specialists as necessary.
  • Recommend educational material and activities to assist parents in implementing appropriate gross motor therapy techniques.
  • Maintain up-to-date with current research and statistics in the field of gross motor therapy.
  • Deliver at least 85% of planned direct services.
  • Deliver initial service within 28 days from IFSP date.
  • Complete assessments and evaluations for children with motor concerns to determine level of functioning and eligibility criteria.
  • Develop Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) for qualified case in collaboration with the client’s family within 45 days of the referral date.
  • Provides ongoing monitoring of the IFSP, at least once every six months, to provide professional opinion as to the effectiveness of services.
  • Complete written reports and all necessary paperwork on a daily basis and submit paperwork within 48 hours of completion.
  • Meet agency and program deadlines.
  • Attend Any Baby Can, program meetings and activities as requested.
  • Other assignments may be added as needed or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed Physical Therapist in the state of Texas required.
  • Master’s degree in Physical Therapy.
  • Language skill in English and Spanish, preferred.
  • Experience working with children and families and persons of different cultures.
  • Knowledge of the physical and psychological development of children.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

      • Must have reliable transportation to travel within the assigned region; if driving own vehicle, must have valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
      • Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and ability to work independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member.
      • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
      • Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.

Licensed Social Worker

POSITION SUMMARY

Reports to: Director of Clinical Services

Classification:  Exempt, Full-Time

The Social Worker provides home visits for case coordination and supportive services to families of children in to Any Baby Can medical case management programs, serving children with cancer or a spectrum of chronic medical needs. Support services include referrals, development of individual service plans, and crisis intervention with the goal of identifying service needs and implementing plans to meet those needs.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide in-home medical case management in Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop, and Caldwell counties.
  • Conducts an average of 8-10 home visits per week.
  • Develop and maintain good rapport with clients and their families on caseloads.
  • Complete a Family Needs Assessment and develop an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), in collaboration with the family.
  • Complete intakes of new clients and along with other cases, present at team meetings for the purpose of further assessing the needs of each family and developing strategies.
  • Complete case documentation within program and agency timelines.
  • Facilitate referrals with community resources through advocacy and coordination, and collaborate with other agencies to enhance service provisions and referrals.
  • Assist agency with community outreach.,
  • This position requires periodic availability outside the normal working hours to attend and facilitate program-related events, groups and fundraisers.
  • Other assignments may be added as needed or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed Social Worker in the state of Texas required.
  • Masters degree strongly preferred.
  • 2 years of experience in the field of serving children with special health care needs, preferred.
  • Fluent language skills in English and Spanish, both verbal and written modalities, required.
  • Experience working with low-income and culturally diverse families, preferred.
  • Home visitation experience, preferred.
  • Familiarity working with children and families in medical settings, and ability to handle crisis situations.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Familiarity with database applications.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

      • Must have reliable transportation to travel within the assigned region; if driving own vehicle, must have valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
      • This position requires periodic availability outside the normal working hours to attend and facilitate program-related events, groups and fundraisers.
      • Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and ability to work independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member.
      • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
      • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
      • Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.

Director of Communications

POSITION SUMMARY

Reports to: President and CEO

Classification:  Exempt, Full-Time

Salary:  DOE

The Director of Communications is responsible for overseeing and managing Any Baby Can’s communications department. Responsibilites include branding and messaging, print collateral, online communication, media relations, and outreach.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Protect, promote, and manage the Any Baby Can brand.
  • Monitor use of branding elements by employees and (as possible) external parties providing guidance as needed to ensure proper usage.
  • Write talking points and speeches for CEO as needed.
  • Lead annual branding and messaging training with staff and Board of Directors with adjunct trainings as needed.
  • Manage the design, production, and select distribution of agency print collateral including annual reports, newsletters, brochures, direct mail, client outreach mailings, agency greeting cards, and letterhead.
  • Manage process for print collateral requests and approval from staff.
  • Maintain agency website, including functionality (via website developer) and content.
  • Maintain an active social media presence.
  • Manage agency listserv; produce and distribute eblasts.
  • Provide timely responses to media requests and coordinate agency response, including talking points and client interviews as needed.
  • Establish strong media relationships and ensure regular media contact. Maintain up to date media contact lists.
  • Coordinate submission of timely press releases and media alerts.
  • Develop and implement an agency-wide outreach program, including annual outreach plan.
  • Monitor and analyze outreach data to adjust plan as needed to meet outreach goals.
  • Maximize branding opportunities through agency outreach.
  • Develop annual Communications strategic plan and manage Communications budget.
  • Manage relationships with Communications contractors and vendors.
  • Provide agency Communications support as needed.
  • Other assignments may be added as needed or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related filed.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in marketing, communications, or public relations preferred.
  • Experience within the nonprofit sector preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in brand management, print collateral development, online communication, and media relations.
  • Experience with strategic planning, budget management, staff supervision, and contractor/vendor relations.
  • Expertise in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, website editing and graphic design, databases, and ability to quickly learn and master new programs.
  • Proven written, verbal, interpersonal communications skills.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to team oriented philosophy, as well as ability to work independently.
  • Ability to make independent decisions to benefit the communications health of the agency.
  • Willingness to adjust schedule as needed to meet demands of job.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

      • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
      • Ability to work in excess of 8 hours per day.
      • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
      • Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.

Bilingual Early Intervention Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY

Reports to: Early Childhood Intervention Supervisor

Classification: Salaried Exempt, Full-Time

To assess the child’s functional abilities related to each developmental domain to determine eligibility and enrollment. This position is responsible for referrals, pre-enrollments, comprehensive assessments, and Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP). This position will provide case management services and specialized skills training services to eligible children. This position participates as a member of a multidisciplinary team in providing comprehensive services to clients in their natural environment.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist families and eligible child in gaining access to the rights and procedural safeguards under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C, and to needed medical, social, educational, developmental, and other appropriate services.
  • Complete developmental screenings and makes appropriate referrals to obtain services from medical, social, and educational providers to address identified needs.
  • Complete Initial Comprehensive Assessment using the Battelle Developmental Inventory-2 NU for children with developmental concerns and Help Strands for children with medical diagnosis to determine level of functioning and eligibility criteria.
  • Develop Individualized Family Service Plan for qualified cases in collaboration with the client’s family within 45 days of the referral date.
  • Identify appropriate steps and transition services with family and team members when child turns 27 months old and before 33 months old for effectively transition from ECI services to Local Education Agency (LEA) special education services or other community services, which the family would like the child to participate in after exiting ECI services.
  • Monitor the delivery and effectiveness of services through monthly contacts with the child, family members, service providers, or other entities or individuals as frequently as necessary.
  • Coordinate Annual Comprehensive Assessment to children enrolled to determine continuing eligibility criteria.
  • Coordinate discipline evaluations such as speech, occupational, physical, and behavior as necessary for enrolled children.
  • Facilitate the planning and development of Annual and Complete IFSP Reviews for enrolled children and their families.
  • Provide direct services for client designed to create learning environments and activities that promote the child’s acquisition of developmental skills.
  • Provides first direct service for new enrolled children within 28 days of the date of enrollment.
  • Complete written reports and all necessary paperwork on a daily basis and submit paperwork within 48 hours of completion.
  • Meet agency and program deadlines.
  • Attend Any Baby Can, program meetings and activities as requested.
  • Other assignments may be added as needed or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree in adaptive physical education, child development, child life, communication disorders, early childhood, family studies, health, human development, psychology, rehabilitative counseling/rehabilitation services, social worker, sociology, special education or any other degree which includes at least 18 hours of college credit directly related to early childhood intervention.
  • Language skills in English and Spanish, preferred.
  • Experience working with children and families and persons of different cultures.
  • Knowledge of the physical and psychological development of children.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

      • Must have reliable transportation to travel within the assigned region; if driving own vehicle, must have valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
      • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
      • Ability to work in excess of 8 hours per day.
      • Flexible, able to work well under pressure and handle crisis situations.
      • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
      • Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.

Lead Licensed Social Worker

POSITION SUMMARY

Reports to: Director of Clinical Services

Classification: Salaried Exempt, Full-Time

The Lead Licensed Social Worker (LLSW) provides home visits for case coordination and supportive services to families of children in Any Baby Can medical case management programs, serving children with cancer or a spectrum of chronic medical needs. Support services include referrals, development of individual service plans, and crisis intervention with the goal of identifying service needs and implementing plans to meet those needs. In addition, the LLSW serves as the team lead to the case management staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide in-home medical case management in Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop, and Caldwell counties.
  • Conducts an average of 4-6 home visits per week.
  • Develop and maintain good rapport with clients and their families on caseloads.
  • Complete a Family Needs Assessment and develop an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP), in collaboration with the family.
  • Complete intakes of new clients and along with other cases, present at team meetings for the purpose of further assessing the needs of each family and developing strategies.
  • Complete case documentation within program and agency timelines.
  • Facilitate referrals with community resources through advocacy and coordination, and collaborate with other agencies to enhance service provisions and referrals.
  • Assist agency with community outreach.
  • This position requires periodic availability outside the normal working hours to attend and facilitate program-related events, groups and fundraisers.
  • Onboarding new staff and serve as team lead for process improvement and training.
  • Conduct case consultation meetings with staff at least twice per month.
  • Serve as point of contact for all new referrals into the program and access referrals for program eligibility.
  • Attend monthly CPC and other program outreach meetings and events.
  • Assist Director of Clinical Services with monitoring program performance and quality assurance activities in order to maintain compliance with agency and program requirements.
  • Serve as Interim Supervisor.
  • Other assignments may be added as needed or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • License Social Worker in the stat of Texas required.
  • Masters degree required.
  • 2 years of experience in the field of serving children with special heath care needs, preferred.
  • Fluent language skills in English and Spanish, both verbal and written modalities, preferred.
  • Experience working with low-income and culturally diverse families, preferred.
  • Home visitation experience, preferred.
  • Familiarity working with children and families in medical settings, and ability to handle crisis situations.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Familiarity with database applications.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

      • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
      • Ability to work in excess of 8 hours per day, when needed.
      • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
      • Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.

Executive Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY

Reports to: President and Chief Executive Officer

Classification: Hourly, Non-Exempt, Full-Time

Range of Pay: $15.00-$16.00; DOE

The Executive Assistant provides a variety of administrative and executive support to the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Board of Directors, and Executive Team. This position effectively plans, organizes, and coordinates numerous aspects of the Executive office by performing advanced, diverse, confidential and complex tasks.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handle calls and correspondence on behalf the CEO ensuring that the CEO is kept up-to-date with daily information.
  • Quickly assess priorities and proactively bring together appropriate people and other resources to support the CEO in addressing objectives and projects.
  • Provide direction and prioritization standards for the screening of the CEO’s communications and appointments using expert judgement and knowledge.
  • Responsible for heavy calendar management which will include updating the CEO’s calendar and scheduling meetings and events on behalf of the CEO and Board of Directors.
  • Work closely with the CEO in researching social issues and developing content to create effective communications, reports, presentations, speeches, and “Op-Ed” pieces.
  • Serve as point of contact for coordinating the preparation of Board and committee meetings to include, preparing the agenda and attending the meeting to assist with note-taking, logistics, AV needs, and meeting follow-up.
  • Attend agency and community meetings with the CEO and follow up on discussions, decisions, or special assignments resulting from the meetings, as requested.
  • Monitor progress of agency toward goals set in the annual operating plan.
  • Provides clerical, operational, and general support to the Human Resources Manager.
  • Provides administrative support to the Board of Directors.
  • Other assignments may be added as needed or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred. 3+ years administrative experience, preferably within non-profit.
  • Knowledge of office management and administrative procedures; Familiar with the principles of marketing, strategic planning, organizational behavior.
  • Solid computer proficiency with all MS Office suite products, especially MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and proven ability to create clear and concise information and communicate effectively to all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated calendar management skills, including coordination of complex executive and Board of Directors meetings.
  • Ability to handle and preserve confidential and sensitive information, and operate with a high level of organization, motivation, and initiative.
  • Experience operating general office equipment and telephone systems.
  • Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a collaborative team.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

      • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
      • Ability to work in excess of 8 hours per day, when needed.
      • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
      • Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.

Director of Clinical Services

POSITION SUMMARY

Reports to: Senior Program Director
Classification: Salaried, Exempt, Full-Time

The Director of Clinical Services provides leadership, support, strategic planning, evaluation, and supervision of Any Baby Can’s medical case management and mental health programs. This position is responsible for the daily operations and management of the No Estás Solo (NES) Counseling Program and the Children’s Medical Case Management programs (CARE and Candlelighters). This position includes the clinical supervision and training of therapist staff and clinical social work interns as well as client management. Additionally, this position provides consultation to all agency staff regarding mental health issues for families with children.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Select, train, supervise, and evaluate performance of licensed therapists, licensed social workers, and interns.
  • Provide Clinical supervision to clinical staff and interns including mental health theory application, short-term intervention, case management, and crisis management.
  • Direct day-to-day program operations, including: program services, administrative duties, program staff needs, referrals, caseload assignment and management, waitlist management, referral triage, and general troubleshooting.
  • Monitor and evaluate all program activities and implement quality assurance procedures.
  • Evaluate each program’s performance on a regular basis based on quantitative and qualitative data and report to the Senior Director of Programs.
  • Monitor community needs in order to make recommendations and design strategies for program revisions to improve service delivery and quality.
  • Support staff development and regular assessment of programmatic budgets and identification of possible revenue opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with professional standards of practice, grant requirements, fidelity with evidence-based models, agency policies and best practices for risk management.
  • Develop and/or maintain robust logic models for Family Health Programs to support contract and grant writing activities
  • Provide input and review of grant proposals including deliverables, narrative and budgets
  • Establish and revise program procedures, manuals, forms, educational materials and other program resources, as needed.
  • Participate in supervision and required agency meetings.
  • Attend community meetings and task force groups as necessary.
  • Communicate to Senior Program Director any necessary staff and/or financial resources needed to meet program demands.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative internal and external relationships to support agency programs.
  • Regularly review, through reports and spot checks, data input and appropriate use of the Any Baby Can Database.
  • This position requires periodic availability outside normal working hours to attend and facilitate program-related events and activities.
  • Other assignments may be added as needed or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

    • Required licensure License Clinical Social Work (LCSW). Supervisory status preferred (Board Approved Supervisor for LCSW).
    • Minimum of 5 years post clinical licensing experience.
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in supervising staff and/or interns.
    • Minimum of 2 years of program management experience.
    • Experience and proven ability to work with low-income and culturally diverse families having multiple needs and limited resources; experience with home visits, strongly preferred.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Ability to be flexible, able to work well under pressure, and handle crisis situations.
    • Strong proficiency with computers, including MS Office suite and internal databases, plus strong ability to complete paperwork and meet program and agency deadlines.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as actively participate as a collaborative team member.
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to establish rapport quickly.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

      • Must have reliable transportation to travel within the assigned 5 county region; if driving own vehicle, must have valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
      • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.

Family Education Instructor

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Reports to: Family Education & Support Services Supervisor
Classification: Hourly Non-exempt, Part-Time

The Family Education Instructor plans and facilitates Any Baby Can’s education classes. This position is responsible for teaching and modeling with the goal of encouraging a successful, supportive family environment where all members can feel successful in achieving their goals to improve communication and learning.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Plan, prepare, and lead (and/or co-facilitate) assigned literacy or parenting classes;
    • Be familiar with and utilize in fidelity the selected and approved curricula for each class subject matter;
    • Employ numerous instructional strategies and align instruction with different learning styles in mind;
    • Greet participants and ensure a positive, welcoming environment for learning;
    • Input required data, as needed, into agency’s database;
    • Research and share resources with the class participants;
    • Set-up and take-down of the parent classroom; assist with general clean-up, storage of furniture, equipment, and materials, as necessary;
    • Perform, or assist with, outreach to promote upcoming classes or agency services.
    • Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications for infants, children, and adults;
    • Complete professional development trainings and attend monthly team meetings, as requested;
    • Submit all agency and program paperwork within deadlines;
    • Other assignments may be added as needed or required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree in education, childhood development, social work or related field with at least 2 years relevant, professional experience preferred; experience may be substituted for education as appropriate
    • Fluent language skills in Spanish preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with demonstrated organizational skills
    • Knowledge of and experience working with low-income, diverse and underserved populations with an ability to establish rapport with clients
    • Able to perform duties in a manner that respects ethnic, cultural and language diversity
    • Demonstrated competence and confidence in working with parents and children of all ages, together as a family; comfortable working with parents possessing various parenting styles
    • Skilled in reacting to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned
    • Proven ability to make appropriate decisions while working independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, along with a familiarity of database applications

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

      • Must have reliable transportation to travel within the assigned region; if driving own vehicle, must have valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
      • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
      • Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.

Nurse Home Visitor

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Reports to: Nurse Supervisor
Classification: Salaried Exempt, Full-time

The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse Home Visitor (NHV) is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing services to women and their families eligible for the NFP program. Nurse home visitors are responsible for maintaining the highest standards in clinical nursing practice, case management and care coordination, adherence to the NFP model, and to policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of NFP and of Any Baby Can. The NHV provides home visits to women eligible for the NFP Programs (low-income, first-time mothers and their families, from early pregnancy up to 2 years of age), adheres to nursing process and the NFP model of home visitation, and carries a case load of 25 clients. Nurse home visitors report to the NFP Nurse Supervisor. This position is required to attend education sessions in Denver, CO to learn the NFP model and guidelines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

          • Completes all required NFP education including Dyadic Assessment of Naturalistic Caregiver-Child Experiences (DANCE) training.
          • Develops therapeutic relationships, utilize concepts of reflection and motivational interviewing with women and their families in a home visiting environment.
          • Performs home visiting in accordance with the NFP Model Elements and NFP Visit-to-Visit guidelines and maintains appropriate, thorough, timely and compliant documentation on visits into an electronic data base.
          • Follows nursing process in implementing NFP into nursing practice.
          • Assess physical, emotional, social and environmental needs of women and their families as they relate to the NFP domains.
          • Assists women and their families in establishing goals and outcomes; provide education, support and referral resources in attaining goals; evaluate clients’ progress and plan home visits in accordance with clients’ goals and NFP outcomes.
          • Consults and collaborates with other professionals involved in providing services to women and families.
          • Formulates nursing diagnosis based on nursing assessment and client goals.
          • Actively engages in professional development to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
          • Meets with NFP Nurse Supervisor weekly for clinical supervision.
          • Utilizes reflective practice in supervisory sessions.
          • Schedules joint home visits with NFP Nurse Supervisor every four months.
          • Attends and participate in bi-weekly case conferences and team meetings.
          • Provides information to support staff for timely and accurate data input to the NFP performance management system.
          • Participates in review and analysis of reports for achievements and areas for improvement.
          • Participates in quality improvement efforts.
          • Maintains confidentiality.
          • Perform outreach activities to community agencies in order to facilitate alliances for program promotion and to improve program objectives.
          • Develop and maintain community relationships to support client referrals and link clients with community resources that are relevant to their specific needs.
          • Accurately assesses own learning needs and develops strategies to meet them.
          • Motivated to utilize computer for distance learning.
          • Stays informed of current health care developments to provide safe, quality nurse home visiting services.
          • Establishes and records progress toward annual goals.
          • Other assignments may be added as needed or required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

            • Bachelors of Science in Nursing required.
            • Current Texas RN license (in good standing) required.
            • Current CPR required.
            • Two years recent experience in maternal/child health, public health, home visiting or mental/behavioral nursing required.
            • Home visiting experience preferred.
            • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
            • Language skills in English and Spanish preferred.
            • Able to work independently and manage client visit schedule to meet program visit requirements.
            • Possess strong organizational skills.
            • Basic computer skills and basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

          • Must have reliable transportation to travel within the assigned region; if driving own vehicle, must have valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
          • Able to travel by air to Denver, CO for all face-to-face education session(s).
          • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
          • Ability to work in excess of 8 hours per day.
          • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
          • Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.

Pediatric Occupational Therapist

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Reports to: Early Childhood Intervention Supervisor
Classification: Salaried Exempt, Full-Time

To provide evaluation, consultation, and direct service, in the areas of fine motor or feeding to infants, toddlers and their families. This position participates as a member of a multidisciplinary team in providing comprehensive services to clients in their natural environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

            • Provide occupational therapy for client to promote the acquisition of fine motor, oral motor and/or feeding skills.
            • Incorporate family’s involvement in order to integrate fine motor, oral motor and/or feeding skills in all aspects of the clients’ routines.
            • Provide clients and their families with adaptive equipment and refer clients to other medical services such as orthopedists, neurologists and/or other specialists as necessary.
            • Recommend educational material and activities to assist parents in implementing appropriate fine motor, oral motor and/or feeding therapy techniques.
            • Maintain up-to-date with current research and statistics in the field of fine motor, oral motor and/or feeding therapy.
            • Deliver at least 85% of planned direct services.
            • Deliver initial service within 28 days from IFSP date.
            • Complete assessments and evaluations for client with motor concerns to determine level of functioning and eligibility criteria.
            • Develop Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) for qualified case in collaboration with the client’s family within 45 days of the referral date.
            • Provides ongoing monitoring of the IFSP, at least once every six months, to provide professional opinion as to the effectiveness of services.
            • Complete written reports and all necessary paperwork on a daily basis and submit paperwork within 48 hours of completion.
            • Meet agency and program deadlines.
            • Attend Any Baby Can, program meetings and activities as requested.
            • Perform other duties as assigned.
            • Other assignments may be added as needed or required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

            • Licensed Occupational Therapist in the state of Texas required.
            • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy.
            • Language skill in English and Spanish required.
            • Experience working with children and families and persons of different cultures.
            • Knowledge of the physical and psychological development of children.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

            • Must have reliable transportation to travel within the assigned region; if driving own vehicle, must have valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
            • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
            • Ability to work in excess of 8 hours per day.
            • Flexible, able to work well under pressure and handle crisis situations.
            • Ability to sit, stand, kneel as necessary to fulfill daily duties assigned.
            • Ability to effectively/clearly communicate.