The Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California invites applicants for one full-time clinical faculty position at the Violence Intervention Program (VIP). 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. The VIP 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 VIP 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.
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. 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 preferred); excellent clinical ability (advanced practice in pediatrics); experience working in behavioral health, developmental disabilities, and field based services. Current licensure to practice occupational therapy in California required. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
This position is available November 1, 2019.
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
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