Occupational Therapist (OT) - West Valley Autism Clinic

Avondale, AZ
Full Time
Mid Level

Join our interdisciplinary team as an Occupational Therapist at our West Valley Center!

Join AZA United, an Arizona Top Workplace winner in 2023 and 2024, with a great reputation as a community-based organization that provides compassionate and life-changing care for individuals with autism in Arizona.  We understand that it takes great people to provide great therapy, as well as a wonderful work environment for our teammates. This is a great opportunity to contribute your skills to an interdisciplinary model that also includes speech therapists, behavior analysts, counselors and psychologists.  Together, we provide a holistic and comprehensive treatment experience for children with autism and their families.

This role is primarily responsible for providing Occupational Therapy treatment services to AZA United clients at our beautiful new West Valley Center located on the border of Avondale and Goodyear, as well as supervising the clinic Occupational Therapy Assistants as needed. This is a full-time role with a competitive starting salary of $80,000-100,000 (DOE), a $3,000 HIRING BONUS and a comprehensive benefits package! We will also provide a relocation package for the right out-of-state candidate. 

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Conduct evaluations and develop written treatment plans in accordance with Occupational Therapy standards
  • Provide direct treatment as indicated in treatment plans to implement therapy goals, in individual or group settings, in clinic or home environments
  • Conduct data collection and record keeping for all services delivered according to standards and policies
  • Provide clinical staff supervision and case supervision for Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Assist with staff training and in-house professional development initiatives
  • Collaborate with other clinical staff members to support interdisciplinary care services for clients
  • Maintain schedule availability and communicate in advance of any upcoming changes 
  • Submit accurate paperwork, including data reports, timesheets, etc. 
  • Arrive timely and work for the full duration of scheduled appointments; allow for planning time and session summary 

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • Licensed and certified Occupational Therapist in the state of Arizona (or eligible to obtain licensure immediately)
  • Some experience with occupational therapy with the autism population preferred
  • Experience working directly with young children and families
  • Proficient at listening to and interpreting needs of child & family
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and positive attitude towards all people; solid team player who is open to new ideas
  • Ability to multi-task, independently plan and organize own activities
  • Successfully pass a fingerprint clearance check, TB test, and other related hiring requirements

In addition to joining an organization with a great culture and supportive leadership that believes in work/life balance, you'll also receive: 

  • A competitive salary with guaranteed pay increases every 6 months PLUS a HIRING BONUS!
  • An excellent comprehensive health benefit package that includes health, dental and vision, employer contributions to your health savings account, company paid Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, and employer paid basic life Insurance; 
  • A 401K plan with 4% matching after just one year
  • Generous paid sick time and PTO, and 12 Paid Holidays;
  • Paid Certification & Licensing Expenses;
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Paid professional development opportunities
  • and much more!

Arizona Autism United (www.AZAunited.org) is a leading nonprofit organization serving children and families. We provide a wide range of supports and therapies and are currently expanding locations and programs. To learn more about why people choose to work at AZA United, visit: 
www.AZAunited.org/whyAZA

Autism knows no race, religion, gender, or identity.  We need and value diversity and inclusion in our workforce in order to fully support our families.  AZA United welcomes applicants of any race, age, religion, gender, identity or any other aspect which makes you unique. 

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