MFCC is looking to grow our occupational therapy team. We are looking for eager, creative, and client-centered applicants who will seek growth, collaborate with our team, and serve our families well. Positions available include 1099 and W2 options as well as the following clinician caseload options:
- 6-10 clients per week (primarily afternoons),
- part-time (10-30 clients per week), and
- full-time (32-40 clients per week).
We offer competitive compensation, TBRI training, and a supportive team environment. Read below for more information and to submit your application.
Required Qualifications: The occupational therapist must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy (or Bachelor’s degree if licenses prior to 2007) and an active state of Tennessee Occupational Therapy license. Highly recommend a minimum of one year experience in a pediatrics setting. Following the interview, a potential candidate must complete and pass a background check before proceeding in the hiring process.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
- Familiarity with the impact of trauma on the development and daily functioning of children.
- Strongly encouraged: Further education, experience, and/or certification in pediatric treatment methods, TBRI, and/or Sensory Integration.
- Credentialing with third party payers
Role: The role of an occupational therapist requires a thorough understanding of typical development and ability to evaluate/assess current level of occupational performance. He/She will then develop an appropriate plan of care and consistently reevaluate and update as treatment progresses. The occupational therapist should be able to collaborate and educate caregivers and assist with identifying barriers to successful performance within the home, school, and community environments. Recommendations for modifications or adaptations should be provided as appropriate.
Duties/Responsibilities: The occupational therapist should develop a treatment plan and execute all direct treatment services for his/her pediatric clients (both in person and tele health services as applicable). The occupational therapist may provide supervision or mentorship if an occupational therapy assistant or intern joins the MFCC team. In addition, the occupational therapist should complete all required documentation including initial evaluations, daily treatment notes, progress reports, and discharge summaries within a timely manner. The occupational therapist should participate in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and planned relevant workshops, seminars, and training events. All staff should help maintain clean and orderly working spaces.
Working Conditions: Memphis Family Connection Center provides a unique and flexible work experience which allows for collaboration with multiple disciplines; therefore, providing holistic care for the client and caregiver(s). Staff should be flexible and have good communication and interpersonal skills in order to work as a team and to ensure good carryover with clients and caregivers.