Southwest Human Development

Pediatric Occupational Therapist - Children's Developmental Center

Job Locations US-AZ
Posted Date 1 year ago(10/20/2016 6:49 PM)
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We are looking for Pediatric Occupational Therapists to join our team-based model providing evaluations and therapy to young children with disabilities and their families.  Travel to in-home and center-based visits in Phoenix, AZ and surrounding areas (Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe and Central Phoenix zip codes).


Experience working with children with feeding difficulties required.


Our Children’s Developmental Center (CDC) specializes in children ages birth to five and our areas of expertise include: complex developmental needs, feeding and eating problems, autism spectrum disorders, and developmental delays due to trauma or abuse.


Licensed occupational therapist in the state of Arizona is required.  Preference for a candidate with at least 5 years experience serving children under the age of five.


Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card is required.


Full-time and part-time opportunities are available with benefits noted below (comprehensive benefits package for full-time and partial benefits for part-time employment.) 


Southwest Human Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full time and part-time employment.


Full-time Benefits

Health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)

Dental insurance

Life insurance

Vision insurance

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible spending account

401(k) retirement plan

Paid vacation

Paid sick time

Paid holiday

Ongoing training and professional development

Supportive, relationship-based supervision model


Part-time Benefits

Life insurance

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible spending account

401(k) retirement plan

Pro-rated holiday pay

Pro-rated sick/vacation accruals

Ongoing training and professional development

Supportive, relationship-based supervision model

Flexible daytime work hours (no late evenings and weekends required)


Celebrating our 35th anniversary, Southwest Human Development, a non-profit organization, has been reaching out to children and families in Arizona with comprehensive and innovative early childhood services. From small beginnings – a staff of six serving 175 children and families – Southwest has grown into the state’s largest early childhood provider with a staff of 900 serving 135,000 children and families each year. Throughout this growth we have remained true to our mission.



At Southwest Human Development we strive to give all children an optimal start in life with opportunities for a bright and positive future. Several decades of research clearly demonstrate that each child’s earliest experiences and relationships establish the foundation for all future development – intellectual, social, emotional, physical and behavioral. A child who starts life and school with a healthy foundation is at a distinct advantage. We at Southwest Human Development are committed to creating a positive future for all young children.


“Best Places To Work” & “Healthiest Employers” Awards:

For the eighth consecutive year, Southwest Human Development was voted one of the Valley’s 2015 “Best Places to Work” among large-sized companies. The survey, independently administered by the Phoenix Business Journal and Quantum Workplace, looks at employee life, workplace environment, leadership, culture of the organization and management practices.


Southwest Human Development has also been awarded the Phoenix Business Journal’s 2015 “Healthiest Employers” award for the fourth year in a row among mid-sized companies. This survey ranks applying organizations based on responses to questions in a number of categories, as well as scoring and benchmarking developed by academic, medical, wellness and business communities. These surveys let everyone in on something our staff already knows – Southwest Human Development is a great place to work!





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