Easterseals Florida
  • West Palm Beach
  • West Palm Beach, FL, USA
  • Salary range is $57,000 to $60,000 based on experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

This is a full-time position with a benefit package that includes: health insurance, life insurance, Section 125 plan, 403(b) annuity program, optional dental and AFLAC insurances, vacation, personal and sick time.

Who we are:
Easterseals Florida provides services daily that make a profound, positive difference in the lives of people living with disabilities and their families.  We believe in the potential of each individual's ability to live, work, learn and play in their own communities.

What we're looking for:
We are looking for a passionate, innovative, and dynamic Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech Language Pathologist to join our team of evaluators.  The Therapist works with a team of experienced evaluators conducting inter-disciplinary developmental evaluations for children aged birth to three for the purpose of determining program eligibility.   Easterseals Florida is seeking an individual who is able to develop positive relationships with children and families and is willing to coach and share their knowledge and skills with the families and other professionals.

What you'll be doing:
  • Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary evaluation team and complete appropriate developmental evaluation tool to determine eligibility for the program following the established eligibility criteria
  • Participate as a member of the Individual Family support Plan (IFSP) Team for each child deemed eligible in their multi-disciplinary evaluation and make recommendations of specific early intervention services necessary to meet the unique needs of the infant or toddler and the family
  • Provide therapy/early intervention services in the natural environment as needed
  • Provide a written record of the services provided to be incorporated into the child's clinical record
  • Participate in staff meetings and/or planning conferences for the development of the IFSP, review of procedural safeguards, and other areas of program development
  • Submit all clinical and billing documentation on a timely basis.
  • Maintain an effective and professional working relationship with families, co-workers, and referral sources.

What we value:
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; and one to two years related experience and or training.  (Degree requirements will vary depending on the professional licensure.  Licensed Physical Therapist, and Occupational Therapist are required to practice with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree.  Licensed Speech Language Pathologist is required to practice with a minimum of a Master's degree.)
  • Florida Professional License (Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech Language Pathologist)
  • Florida Medicaid Provider Number, with 81# application in the future
  • NPI Number
Easterseals Florida is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Candidates are subject to all required background checks & drug testing procedures in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act.
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