Employment Opportunities at The Emerge Center

The Emerge Center provides an array of therapeutic services to children with autism and communications challenges with the goal of maximizing their full potential. Our unique facility offers Speech, Occupational, and Applied Behavioral Analysis Therapies in addition to Social Work counseling and Audiology services. Each member of the Emerge team is an essential part of a child’s success. Our therapists and administrators ally with parents to implement strategies and tools for managing all aspects life with their children, from meal time to play time, thereby providing a holistic and evidence based approach to care. Collaboration, creative problem solving, and innovation are highly encouraged. Additionally, we offer industry experts as skilled mentors, who grant their teams an appropriate amount of independence, in a fresh and welcoming atmosphere.

We offer an exciting environment, varied caseload, and opportunities for professional growth, and look for motivated candidates who are creative, bright, compassionate, service-minded, and team-oriented. At Emerge, we are all motivated by the potential of our children and their families to succeed.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Please submit cover letters and resumes for any of the following job openings to Natalee Menge, Executive Director of Clinic Oprations, at nmenge@emergela.org.

Current Openings

 

Part-time Clinical Psychologist 

The clinical psychologist provides psychological assessment and treatment services to children with developmental disabilities, psychological disorder(s), and/or behavioral problems and their families.  Areas of treatment may include assessment, traditional psychological services, group therapy (parent training, social skills, etc.) and feeding therapy. Requirements include a Doctoral degree in Psychology or related field and current license to practice psychology in the state of Louisiana (fulfilling all requirements of the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists).

A full job description is available here.

Posted November 2019 


Pediatric Occupational Therapist

The main purpose of this role is to facilitate development and rehabilitation of patients with mental, emotional and physical disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed occupational therapy. Responsibilities include evaluations, professional knowledge, treatment, education, communication, documentation, collaboration, outreach, professional development, and more.

A full job description is available here.

Posted November 2019


ABA Program Manager – Board Certified Behavior Analyst 

The ABA Program Manager is responsible for providing behavior analytic services for 12-15 clients.  Services may include, but are not limited to, discrete trial training, natural environment teaching, additional behavioral supports in the group therapy setting, and parent training.  ABA Program Managers are also responsible for staff training and supervision of individuals seeking the BCBA credential.

A full job description is available here.

Posted October 2019 


Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position in Child/Adolescent Psychology

Our Behavioral Health Department is excited to offer a new post-doctoral fellowship position for the 2020-2021 year.  This is a full-time, 12 month paid position that allows for a wide range of assessment and treatment experiences with children and adolescents in a non-for-profit, community-based, multi-disciplinary clinic setting. The position allows for experiences in the assessment and treatment of children with developmental disabilities, psychological disorder(s), and/or behavioral problems and their families under the supervision of a licensed clinical psychologist.  Areas of treatment may include assessment, traditional psychological services, group therapy (parent training, social skills, etc.), and feeding therapy.

A full job description is available here.

Posted September 2019


Part-time Therapy Technician

At various times throughout the year, we will be looking to hire technicians to work alongside our therapeutic staff. The main functions of this position include working under the supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist to help facilitate speech therapy groups, assisting children with their lunchtime routines, and ensuring the safety of the children while they are in therapy. A great applicant is highly adaptable, has experience working with children and/or individuals with special needs, is open to constructive feedback, and works well as part of a team.

A full job description is available here.

Posted July 2019


Lead Bloom Technician

The main purpose of this role is to support the direct services provided by the licensed speech-language pathologist in the group setting, and support the overall services from the Bloom team. Our Bloom Program is a full-time (five days-a-week), therapeutic program for children ages 2-5 with Autism Spectrum Disorder that incorporates speech-language therapy (group and individual), occupational therapy, and applied behavior analysis throughout the day. A great applicant is highly adaptable, has experience working with children and/or individuals with special needs, is open to constructive feedback, and works well as part of a team. All applications must have a high school degree and previous experience working with children.

A full job description is available here.

Posted July 2019


Full Time Registered Line Technicians

Our full time Registered Line Technicians (RLT) work directly with clients under the supervision of a licensed professional in our Applied Behavior Analysis and Speech Therapy Departments. RLTs provide high quality, therapeutic services to address communication, behavioral, social, and self-help delays. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Enter daily data for each client keeping records up to date and accurate
  • Monitor data collection of target behaviors throughout the day for individual clients as assigned by the supervisor
  • Maintain a current Registered Line Technician certification through the Louisiana Behavior Analyst BoardAccurately collect observation data
  • Provide a language rich environment for clients to foster development
  • Assist in program preparation for ABA sessions and group speech therapy
  • Support and supervise clients during lunch and snack time
  • Assist clients in toileting and self-help skills such as dressing and tooth brushing
  • Supervise clients on the playground and other play areas at all time to ensure a safe and therapeutic setting
  • Participate in a minimum of twice monthly supervision sessions with a supervisor which may include individual, small group, and large group settings

View the full job description here. Resumes and cover letters can be sent to jobs@emergela.org with the subject “RLT.”