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Occupational Therapist (30 hrs.)

Posted 10/16/2017

Come join our team in a very rewarding position assisting a family and their child to reach their fullest potential. Provides clinical evaluations, assessments, consultations, and supports families of children birth-three years of age who are at risk for developmental disabilities or have developmental disabilities. As a member of our transdisciplinary team; this person will work closely with our team, families, and other agency providers to coach and implement strategies and interventions.

  • This position is approximately 30 hours per week with full benefits for employees*
  • Requires home visits throughout North Hawaii
  • Requires a current TB and State of Hawaii OT License
  • *Option to sub-contract with agency

Early Head Start Family Advocate (Ka’u – 18 Hours / Week)

Do you enjoy working with infants, toddlers, and families? If so, Family Support Hawaii has a great opportunity for you! Our Early Head Start program is seeking a talented, multi-faceted, and responsible individual to fill the role of Family Advocate. Family Advocates are responsible for a myriad of duties within our Early Head Start program including, but not limited to:

  • The recruitment of families eligible for Early Head Start services
  • Describing the program accurately to potential applicants and assisting families to complete the application process
  • Data entry
  • Maintaining consistent communication with program applicants and referred individuals
  • Ensuring and establishing an effective transition into the Early Head Start program
  • Providing transportation to enrolled families to program activities, and medical, dental, and social services appointments, and assisting with these appointments
  • Providing child care at program activities
  • Providing direct and supportive intervention to assist families in crisis
  • Conducting and maintaining vehicle maintenance schedules, inspections, and logs
  • Other duties as assigned

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Applicants must be willing to work towards the attainment of a degree in Early Childhood Education, and must have a current Hawaii driver’s license and clean driving abstract.  Applicants must also have the ability to operate computers efficiently, have data entry skills, and possess a basic knowledge of and skill with MS Office Suite and database software.  You must own a cell phone to qualify for this position.

Physical Therapist (West Hawaii)

compensation: Based upon experience
employment type: part-time

Essential Job Duties: Is responsible for providing clinical evaluation, assessment, consultation, and treatment to children birth to three years of age who are developmentally delayed or at risk for developmental delay for the Child Development Program. Is a member of a multidisciplinary team consisting of an occupational therapist, speech pathologist, special educator, social worker and a program manager. This team works together using transdisciplinary methodology to plan, implement, evaluate and determine appropriate strategies and interventions incorporating the following developmental areas: self-help, fine motor, gross motor, cognitive, speech-language-hearing, social-emotional to maximize a child’s potential.

Qualification Requirements: Skills/Knowledge: Experience with pediatric evaluation, assessment, therapy and documentation. Ability to work as a member of a transdisciplinary team. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Excellent knowledge of computers, hardware, software and internet access. Education/Training: B.S., M.S., or DPT in Physical Therapy with degree from an accredited program. Training in typical Early Childhood Development.