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If interested in employment opportunities with DCO please contact Stephanie Waldron at (417) 829-0894 or swaldron@DCOonline.com for information on current openings.
Occupational Therapist, Part Time
The Occupational Therapist provides therapy services to young children between the ages of 6 weeks and 3 years as well as their family/caregiver generally in the family home in the Springfield area. The Therapist completes evaluations, designs occupational therapy services, schedules and carries out therapy sessions, Individual activities are planned in coordination with the Individual Team for each referred child/family.
The occupational therapist has responsibility for designing specific methods/strategies used and provides training for the family/caregiver as well as offering suggestions to other Therapists (Physical Therapist, Speech Therapist, Special Instructor). Non Smoking, drug free expectation. Wages discussed if interview is offered. Reliable transportation required. Supervision is received from the Director of Programming.
Please email your resume to shailey@DCOonline.com
Adult Classroom Assistant
Class Assistant: position provides support, guidance, and modeling from 1 to 6 adults with Developmental Disabilities. The individuals enrolled have a variety of challenges/diagnosis including retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, and various syndromes. And range in need from very severe to very mild. The class assistant provides assistance with eating, toileting, behavior management, and general self help skills as needed to insure the individuals are motivated and can participate in the program.
There is a 90 day probationary period during which employees earn sick and vacation hours, but not eligible to take it until successful completion. At that time the employee is also eligible for paid holidays and insurance. Other benefits of the position include 40 hour work week Monday through Friday/no evenings or weekends and an hourly rate of pay between $7.35 and $7.75 depending on education and experience.
Requirements: Obtaining Class E license within first 30 days, completion of CPR, First Aid, MANDT (crisis intervention/prevention) and Medication Certification as well as Program specific training. All the training is done onsite at DCO.
All DCO positions offer:
PAID TRAINING, DRUG FREE AND NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT
Equal Opportunity Employer