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School Occupational Therapist (OT)

HealthPro Heritage

This is a Contract position in Pecatonica, IL posted October 9, 2020.

0.3 Occupational Therapist- OTR, Pediatric School Based Therapy Join our Pediatric School Based Team and use your passion for Occupational Therapy to help make a difference in a child’s life! School Occupational Therapist position available to begin January 2021! Rockford area of IL Full Time / 7.5 Hours daily / 37.5 hours weekly / 5 days per weekCovering a scheduled leave thru March 2021Must have IL licenseSchool Experience preferredStrong computer skills and technology skills requiredMust be available for on-site services and virtual services1+ Schools / K-12th GradeWe value our Occupational therapists and their dedication to our mission of making a difference in a child’s life. That is why we make it a priority to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.Professional DevelopmentContinuing Education and more!HealthPRO®/Heritage is a national leading provider of highly skilled Occupational Therapists and educators. We hire Occupational Therapists who share our vision, work diligently, and provide best practices in Occupational Therapy that will change children’s lives for the better. If you are a passionate, talented OT that wants to help children across the country, then maybe it is time to look at our company. The primary purpose of the Occupational Therapy position is diagnostic assessment and therapeutic treatment of pediatric students in a school or home setting with the goal of helping them reach their maximum performance potential within an educational model of practice. Responsibilities Consult and collaborate with School staff and families in regards to cognitive, physical, and motor skill needs face, including but not limited to: Developmental Delays, Social Skills, Sensory Processing Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, And other Chronic Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Mental Health and/or Behavioral Issues, Physical Injuries, Spatial Awareness, Neuromotor Dysfunction. Conduct initial screenings as well as comprehensive evaluations in the area of occupational therapy to determine students need for services or need of dismissal from servicesParticipate in the IEP process in developing present levels of performance, goals and objectives, and treatment recommendations for students qualifying for Occupational Therapy servicesProvide Occupational Therapy sessions through the use of current best practices based on prescribed services in the IEPMaintain all documentation required by the district including, but not limited to, daily notes, monthly summaries, and annual IEP’s Qualifications Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy.Must hold a current license to practice in the state of practiceAssumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development Internal ID: 2020-36018PandoLogic. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Pediatric Occupational Therapist