Occupational Therapist (OT) - School Setting Needed In Saugerties, NY
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Location: Saugerties, NY
Employment Type: Full-time
Hours: 30 hours per week
Start Date: September 5, 2023
End Date: June 28, 2024
Number of Openings: 1
School Sites: Multiple sites
Pay: $36/hr - $46/hr
Job Description: We are seeking a dedicated Occupational Therapist (OT) for a full-time position in Saugerties, NY. As an OT, you will work with a K-12 caseload across multiple school sites. The position requires providing onsite services and maintaining a schedule spread throughout the week, rather than all in one day. The start date is September 5, 2023, and the end date is June 28, 2024.
- Conduct occupational therapy assessments to evaluate students' fine motor skills, sensory processing, and activities of daily living.
- Develop individualized treatment plans and goals based on students' needs and IEP objectives.
- Provide direct occupational therapy services, including interventions and therapeutic activities, to help students achieve their goals.
- Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other members of the educational team to support students' participation and progress in academic and functional activities.
- Monitor and document student progress, adjusting intervention plans as needed.
- Provide training and consultation to teachers and staff on strategies for promoting sensory integration and enhancing students' functional abilities.
- Attend IEP meetings and contribute to the development of occupational therapy goals and objectives.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of therapy sessions, assessments, and progress reports.
- Active license as an Occupational Therapist in the state of New York.
- Previous experience working in schools as an Occupational Therapist.
- Knowledge of occupational therapy assessments and interventions for children and adolescents.
- Familiarity with special education laws and regulations.
- Strong communication and collaboration skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Willingness to complete district-required fingerprinting.
- Comfortable participating in Zoom interviews.
If you are a qualified and passionate Occupational Therapist with experience in schools, we invite you to apply for this full-time position. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any supporting documentation through the designated application process. Zoom interviews will be conducted for the selection process.
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