Are you looking for a new job opportunity?  Ready to change up your current work-life and join a tight-knit, highly collaborative, team?  Looking to build strong connections with children and their families?  If so, let’s talk!  

The Emerge staff is built of fun-loving and driven occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, therapy aides, and office staff.  You could be a great fit for our team if you:

    • are motivated to work as part of a larger, collaborative, team
    • are excited at the notion of working closely not only with children, but also with their families
    • find value in play-based and child-led therapy techniques
    • believe that understanding and addressing a child’s sensory needs is key to helping them function successfully in their world
    • are always up for a challenge
    • are open to new ways of learning and treating
    • enjoy coffee, sweet treats, and potlucks
Current Staffing Needs:


Pediatric Occupational Therapist (Carrboro & Durham Locations):

We are looking for the “just right fit” for our Durham location AND our new Carrboro location (coming January 2022)!  If you feel like you might be a good fit for Emerge, we encourage you to submit your resume below. Work experience in an outpatient pediatric therapy practice is a plus. A firm understanding of working with children with sensory processing differences, Autism, and behavioral challenges are a must.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience
  • Training or experience in SOS Feeding Approach, DIR/Floortime, and/or sensory integration
  • Motivated to grow a caseload
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to think on your feet
  • Strong documentation skills and ability to multi-task
  • Motivated by numbers and bonuses
Speech-Language Pathologist (Carrboro Location):

We are always looking for that “just right fit”! Emerge is seeking a dynamic, experienced Speech / Language Pathologist (SLP) to join our team full time! Pediatric experience is required. The ideal candidate would have experience working with children with Autism, Apraxia, and be trained in DIR/Floortime, SOS Approach to Feeding, and/or Orton Gillingham.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience
  • Motivated to grow a caseload
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to think on your feet
  • Strong documentation skills and ability to multi-task
  • Motivated by numbers and bonuses
Administrative Assistant (Virtual):

We are always looking for that “just right fit”! Emerge is seeking an organized, excellent communicator with the ability to multitask. This role involves submitting authorizations to insurance companies and working directly with the Billing Manager to ensure that clients are able to receive services in a timely manner.


  • Proficient with basic computer skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organization
  • Driven to meet goals
  • Flexible with the ability to adapt quickly to changes
  • Exhibits responsibility and professionalism
  • Ability to analyze data and form action plans
Client Relations Coordinator:

We are looking for a flexible, warm, and welcoming person to be the first face to greet our clients as they enter the clinic. Some other job requirements and duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Scheduling clients
  • Developing and managing client charts and records
  • Requesting and monitoring scripts and insurance approvals
  • Directly calling clients and other service providers
  • Purchasing clinic supplies
  • Collecting and entering payments
  • Maintaining an orderly waiting room
  • Acting as a client satisfaction liaison
  • Tracking no-shows and handles attendance issues
  • Supporting therapy staff by entering reports into the Medicaid system
  • Helping maintain a safe, friendly and welcoming clinic
  • Building rapport with families
Therapist Duties and Responsibilities

Some of the duties and responsibilities for therapist positions include:

  • Maintain appropriate documentation per company standards
  • Provide high-quality evaluations and therapy sessions appropriately
  • Maintain excellent caregiver communication and relationships
  • Follow up with client and/or caregivers following evaluation to ensure understanding and recommendations via phone conversation or in person
  • Maintain the physical capacity to engage with highly active children throughout a workday
  • Be willing to participate in both clinic and community events (such as: parent education workshops, resource fairs, parent support groups, walks, expos, conferences, etc.)
  • Report stats, submit session charges, and complete paperwork in a timely manner
  • Contribute to content for blog/social media posts as appropriate
  • Assist with clinic maintenance, as needed
  • Participate in quarterly and annual reviews with thoughtful reflection and forward thinking towards goals for the next quarter and/or year
  • Participation in the Clinical Ladder in order to further develop personal and professional goals
To Apply:
Enter your contact information and upload a copy of your cover letter and resume below.  If there are no current openings to fill, please feel free to upload your resume anyways and we will keep it on file. 



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