Travel Contract: School-based Occupational Therapist, Detroit Lakes MN

Detroit Lakes, MN 13 days ago

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Category Schools - OT
Job Type Contract

Calling on Minnesota-licensed Occupational Therapists who love working with children, and who want to explore new places! Soliant is working with a small school district in northern Minnesota and is seeking a travel OT for the upcoming school year.

Qualifications to be a traveler:

  1. Will you arrange temporary housing while on assignment, while maintaining another home address? 
  2. Will you be commuting 50+ miles to work?

If so, you qualify for housing and/or meals stipends!

Details of contract:

  • Next school year (180-185 school days)
  • Hours of work: typically 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM, or 8 AM to 4 PM (in line with school schedule)
  • School holidays or breaks are not paid

Scope of duties:

  • Plan, implement and track therapy/activities that allow students to access their specialized instruction plans.
  • Evaluate the potential and efficacy of Occupational therapy in areas such as: academic performance, fine and gross motor functioning, positioning, daily living skills, play/leisure skills, work skills, and sensory-motor activities.
  • Propose a range of OT interventions in support of students' IEP (Individual Education Plan) goals; develop goals and report outcome to Special Education Team
  • Assess students and recommend adaptations to allow students to access their program of specialized instruction.
  • Maintain accurate records of therapy sessions and consultations

We seek candidates who are:

  • Great communicators
  • Confident clinicians who bring familiarity with the Special Education process
  • Professional and accountable
  • Able to maintain a range of responsibilities and prioritize accordingly


  • Minnesota OT license
  • Prior experience in school settings highly preferred

Interested? Please apply by using the form below, or contact Monica Guu with inquiries at [email protected]

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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