Outpatient Pediatric Occupational Therapist-RUSHKids- Full Time- Saint Charles, IL

Full Time Regular
3815 East Main Street
Saint Charles, IL 60174
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Job Description

RUSH Kids- Saint Charles, IL

Full Time Outpatient Pediatric Occupational Therapist

RUSH KIDS in Saint Charles, IL is seeking a FULL time pediatric occupational therapist (OT) for our outpatient center. An ideal occupational therapist has previous experience but we welcome new graduate occupational therapists with related pediatric fieldwork, experiences and rotations. We have a large multi-disciplinary team of pediatric clinicians including PT, OT, Speech and ABA therapists. Our collaborative approach to care creates a welcoming and supportive environment that values communication, mentorship and education. 

Typical conditions for our pediatric population include attention deficit disorders, autism, cerebral palsy, genetic syndromes, handwriting, oral aversion/ feeding, sensory processing disorders, orthotic equipment, etc. across ages birth to 21. This is a full time 40 hour work week with a set schedule that will include some evenings until 7pm. 

Full Time Benefits and Incentives:

  • Multiple PPO Plans through BC/BS + HSA to choose from
  • Company matching 401(k)
  • Indefinite Loan Repayment Program
  • Outlined and defined mentorship program with Protected Schedule
  • UNMATCHED Con Ed program
    • 300+ onsite, synchronous and asynchronous CEU accrediting courses. (.75-14 CEUs)
    • National Certifications PAID 
    • Journal Clubs (institutional access to multiple journals)
  • Clinical and Professional Development Tools
  • Competitive compensation with additional incentives, bonuses and MORE
  • Generous Paid Time Off + Holidays 
  • Competitive salary, BONUS and more

Compensation. Commensurate with experience.


Applying. To apply, create an on-line profile and upload your resume to complete our HR application. 


  • Responsible for the evaluation, plan of care, treatment, re-evaluation, discharge, and appropriate communications of high quality hand therapy services to patients and customers.
  • Develop treatment plans, supervise assistants and aides, contribute to case management, and provide quality patient care.
  • Maintain positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhance and expand client relations with facilities and their staff.


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school for Occupational Therapy.
  • Must hold previous experience and/or clinical fieldwork in pediatrics.
  • National registration and state licensure or registration REQUIRED.
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
  • Valid state driver’s license

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift patients using appropriate biomechanical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds dead weight alone.
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
  • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to evaluate, diagnose and monitor patient needs and to maintain accurate records, recognize people and provide directions.
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
  • Ability to push wheeled equipment through the facility.
  • Possess fine motor skills for legible and accurate writing of reports, charting, scheduling, daily correspondence and presentations, either manually or through use of dictation equipment.
  • Possess grasp ability sufficient for cutting splint material.
  • Possess fine motor skills for effective and efficient handling of diagnostic or therapeutic equipment.

Additional Data

RUSHKids is part of the outpatient division of Select Medical. Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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