Occupational Therapist (OT) Full Time Opening - Silver City, NM

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Category Schools - OT
Job Type All Job Types

Job Opening: School-Based Occupational Therapist (OT) 

Employment Type: Contract, Schools, Onsite

Hours: Full & Part Time 

Soliant is seeking a dedicated and qualified School-Based Occupational Therapist to join our team in providing exceptional services to students in our district near Silver City, NM. As a School-Based OT, you will play a vital role in supporting students' development and independence by assessing and addressing their unique needs related to fine motor skills, sensory processing, self-care, and school participation. Join us in creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all our students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments to identify students' strengths and challenges related to fine motor skills, sensory processing, and activities of daily living.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans and evidence-based interventions to help students achieve their educational goals and participate fully in classroom activities.
  • Collaborate closely with teachers, parents, and other educational professionals to implement strategies that support students' success in the school environment.
  • Provide direct one-on-one or group therapy sessions based on students' needs and goals, utilizing creative and engaging activities to enhance learning and skill development.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of student progress, assessments, and therapy sessions.
  • Advise and educate school staff, parents, and caregivers on techniques and modifications to support students' occupational therapy goals in various settings.
  • Stay current with best practices and advancements in the field of occupational therapy and participate in professional development opportunities.


  • Master’s degree in occupational therapy 
  • Active state licensure or eligibility for licensure as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Previous experience working with children and adolescents, preferably in a school-based or pediatric setting.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to adapt therapy techniques to meet the diverse needs of individual students.
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice and ongoing professional development.
  • Compassionate and patient-centered approach to working with students and their families.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated and compassionate OT looking to make a difference, complete the application below.

Brian Ostapenko

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement