Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy
At Nature’s Edge, we engage nature’s calming beauty and the human-animal bond to take speech, occupational and physical therapy to a new level.
Nature’s Edge is nestled on a beautiful 65-acre ranch in the heart of Northwest Wisconsin.
Licensed therapists combine conventional treatment methods with innovative rehabilitative strategies that include hippotherapy (using the movement of the horse), horticulture therapy and animal-assisted therapy to accelerate rehabilitation for functional living.
At Nature’s Edge, we treat any patient of any age needing speech, occupational, and physical therapy. Patient care is provided through our outpatient services, scheduled by appointment for one-hour treatment sessions, and through our Diane’s House intensive program. At Diane’s House on the Nature’s Edge ranch, a patient and his or her family may stay for visits of up to one week while receiving intensive therapy.
Animals Assisting in Therapy
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We are EXPANDING: Hiring for a WI Licensed Occupational Therapist and WI Licensed Speech Language Pathologist-Student Loan Forgiveness Eligibility Possible
Looking for a fun, rewarding job on the ranch with a variety of patients, come see us:
New graduates Welcome to apply – join the team at a unique nonprofit therapy center. Responsibilities include assess, plan, organize and participate in rehabilitative programs to improve or restore living skills and general independence. Our patients-pediatric, adult and geriatric- can include Autism, Brain Injury or Cerebral Palsy. We utilize Animal Assisted Therapy, Horticulture, and Hippotherapy as well as conventional therapy. Sensory integration interest/experience preferred. The position is located in Barron County on a beautiful 65 acre ranch- a nature lover’s paradise. Nature’s Edge Therapy Center is open year round providing Occupational and Speech Therapy services. Hours are 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Please see our website http://www.naturesedgetherapycenter.org or call 715-859-6670. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Nature’s Edge Therapy Center, 2523 14 ¾ Avenue, Rice Lake, WI 54868 or email us. We require a cover letter, resume and 3 professional employment references.
This position would love to find a person who is passionate about animals, barn maintenance, horse knowledge, gardening/horticulture, and a full time position at our unique, nonprofit therapy center- Great opportunity to mentor volunteers and assist therapists as well. Include resume and cover letter to our email. Benefits after 90 days of employment including retirement, day care and medical assistance, paid holidays and time off. Please submit a resume, cover letter and employer references to [email protected]
Full Time Administrative Assistant:
Nature’s Edge is offering a position for someone to lead our office with creativity, teaming, attention to detail, patient experience and excellent organization. Knowing accounting and Quick Books is beneficial and MUST love ANIMALS! You will need knowledge of medical terminology and insurances for billing and receivables. Grant writing background is a plus. This position is Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm with a 30 minute lunch and (2) 15 minute breaks. Must email a cover letter, employment references and a resume identifying skill sets to [email protected]. Applications without these, will not be considered.
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Nature's Edge Therapy Center
We are a non-profit organization on a 65 acre ranch, providing quality, intensive speech and occupat