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Staff Therapists: OT, PT, & Speech

Job description

We have a openings to join our incredible team at Skills on the Hill. We are looking for candidates with a passion for helping children with special needs. An ideal candidate has a positive personality and can be flexible to the needs of each client. We place a strong emphasis on collaborating with other professionals and parent and/or teacher education. Candidates should be independent, dynamic, creative, organized, flexible, and energetic team players with a thirst for knowledge and desire to continue to develop clinical skills. Position involves working with children in clinic and school settings with possibility of early intervention based services.

Minimum qualifications

  • Degree from an accredited school or program
  • Current professional license issued by the District of Columbia and/or Virginia
  • Two years of experience working with children with developmental delays is preferred
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practices found to benefit children
  • Ability to work independently and use critical thinking skills facilitating high quality of care
  • Customer service orientated and professional attitude required
  • Candidate should demonstrate good judgment, decision-making, and communication skills with a variety of individuals and groups
  • Must relate well to children and their families
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and use of iPad
  • Valid CPR/First Aid certification
  • Ability to pass basic drug screening

Role of Therapists at Skills on the Hill, LLC

  • Provide client-based treatment
  • Provide ongoing parent/family/teacher education
  • Plan individual treatment programs based on client’s needs and adjust as needed
  • Administer standardized assessments and clinical observations for evaluating clients
  • Knowledge of sensory integration theory and practice
  • Promote developmentally appropriate skills in areas of motor, perception, processing, social, life skills, and speech / language
  • Engage children in activities to reduce behaviors that may interfere with learning and cognitive functioning

Our practice specializes in working with children who have the following diagnoses

  • Feeding difficulties / oral motor delays
  • Sensory processing and motor planning difficulties
  • Praxis issues
  • Global developmental delays
  • Neuromuscular impairments
  • Genetic disorders
  • Learning disabilities
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Visual motor and perceptual deficits

Benefits include

  • Competitive Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical Insurance with optional dental and vision benefits
  • Continuing education credit
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Short term disability insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • 401 K with employer matching
  • Ongoing mentoring and weekly staff meetings for clinical growth, skill development, and collaboration

Please send your resume with cover letter to info@skillsonthehill.com to set up an interview.

Graduate Student Fieldwork / Internship Placements

Skills on the Hill is able to accommodate masters & doctoral students for fieldwork / internships. Opportunities are competitive and limited and require a phone and/or in-person interview. Please email your resume, cover letter, and application form to fieldwork@skillsonthehill.com to start the application process.

Volunteers/Shadowing Opportunities

Skills on the Hill welcomes volunteers! Time spent goes toward “observation hours” when applying to a graduate program or for high school community service hours. Opportunities are limited. Application requires an interview. Please contact us at volunteers@skillsonthehill.com for more information.