This is an OTD residency opportunity in the Advanced Clinical Practice track.
About Momentum PTN
The USC Chan Division of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy is seeking OTD residents to work at Momentum PTN. Our pediatric services help children with disabilities and medical conditions by providing therapies that increase each child’s ability to live a more fulfilling and independent life. Momentum PTN’s foundation is rooted in the legendary work of Dr. A. Jean Ayres, who developed the theory of sensory integration. Momentum PTN also embraces a family-centered approach, ensuring each child’s family is actively involved in a constant stream of communication with our therapists.
About the residency
Momentum PTN serves children of all abilities, including those with an autism spectrum disorder, learning disability, developmental delays, orthopedic and neurological challenges. Residents will be working on interdisciplinary team to deliver high-quality patient care. In addition to providing clinical services, the residency program includes opportunities to expand expertise in specialty areas such as sensory integration and feeding.
This clinical doctoral residency program may take a variety of forms, such as providing 1:1 direct patient care, facilitating groups, and telehealth. Therapy services take place in our specialized gym and community. OTD Residents will maintain an active caseload of children, adolescents, and transitional age youth between 0-21 years of age.
The advanced clinical OTD residency track is a 12 month program, 30 hours per week, where students must meet the following prerequisites to be considered for the interview and selection process:
- Meets USC OTD admission criteria
- Applicants must pass the NBCOT within 10 weeks of the start of Residency
- Complete Level II Fieldwork at Momentum PTN (recommended)
All students are eligible to apply.
Details pertaining to financial support will be discussed during the interview.