Under general supervision manage the daily operations of assigned therapy center(s) and the coordination of services delivered, program planning, and implementation of policies and procedures.
Provide clinical supervision and work direction to therapists and administrative associates including training/skills enhancement, clinical consultation, and professional development.
Develop, monitor, and provide discipline-specific treatment for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Graduate from an accredited program in occupational therapy, physical therapy, or speech language pathology. Must possess and maintain a current state or national certification and/or licensure in accordance with California state practice.
Three years of experience with infant/young children with disabilities, including autism.
Prior supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledgeable in licensed area of practice, transdisciplinary early intervention theories, and rehabilitation principles and practices.
Knowledgeable of evidence-based practices found to benefit children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Familiar with the field of early intervention.
Ability to maintain positive customer service orientation and professionalism in all interactions.
Ability to exercise discretion and safeguard the privacy of information when dealing with sensitive and/or confidential situations and documentation.
Ability to communicate effectively, through oral and written skills, and work cooperatively with a variety of individuals and groups. Must relate well to children and their families and maintain positive affect.
Excellent clinical, administrative, and leadership skills.
Able to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills
Able to interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations.
Very good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) and related computer software.
Able to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation per Easterseals Southern California and/or program requirements.
Able to maintain a current CPR certification.
Ability to travel locally and between sites with reliable transportation; maintains driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards, and must have and maintain proper auto insurance and vehicle registration.