The Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California invites applicants for two full-time clinical faculty position at the USC UCEDD at CHLA. The successful candidate will work with the Division's current faculty members to develop and implement occupational therapy services and direct patient care in coordination with the interdisciplinary team and in compliance with organizational goals and appropriate regulatory agencies.Â Â The UCEDD is a nationally recognized leader in developing and supporting quality services and systems for individuals with, or at risk for, behavioral, developmental, and/or special health care needs and their families. The interdisciplinary structure of the UCEDD paired with the support of the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy creates a unique opportunity in the areas of research, education, and practice.Â Under the supervision of the Director of the OT Department within the USC UCEDD at CHLA, the successful candidate will provide comprehensive care to children and youth who require the highest level of clinical reasoning.Â
Major duties include consistently performing effective client evaluation and intervention for positive outcomes; contributing to interdisciplinary team collaboration through active mentorship of USC occupational therapy students and OTD Residents, as well as presentations within and outside of the organization.Â Must demonstrate knowledge of current and evidence-based practice in the field of Occupational Therapy, effective verbal and written communication, and mature and sound judgment. Qualifications include: an earned terminal degree (O.T.D. or Ph.D. in occupational science); excellent clinical ability (experience in pediatric mental health); experience working in behavioral health, developmental disabilities, and field based services.Â Current licensure to practice occupational therapy in California required.Â Advanced Practice Certification in Feeding and Swallowing as well as completion of Sensory Integration and Praxis Test courses preferred.Â Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
These positions are available 12/01/2020.
USC values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.Â Â
Internal Number: REQ20094794
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.