Occupational Therapy Jobs
Whether you’re a graduate of the Occupational Therapy Program at EWU or a community member, we maintain an updated list of occupational therapy job postings.
Occupational Therapy Job Posting:
SUMMIT REHABILITATION ASSOCIATES is a privately owned practice in the greater Spokane area with a history of providing comprehensive physical and occupation therapy. We operate in three well-equipped Physical and Occupational Therapy clinics with highly trained and friendly professionals offering a complete range of rehabilitation services.
SUMMIT REHABILITATION ASSOCIATES has an immediate opening for a full-time or part-time Occupational Therapist interested or experienced in working in our Work Injury Management Programs in our Spokane, Washington clinics. Our experienced therapists work closely with physicians, vocational counselors, nurse case managers and employers to assist with client recovery and return to work. Work with our clients participating in Work Conditioning, Work Hardening, Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCEs), Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP), Onsite Injury Prevention, Ergonomics and much more. Experience in hand therapy is also a plus.
We offer opportunities for professional growth in a fun and supportive environment, competitive salaries, generous continuing education, healthcare benefits, paid time off, 401(K) and much more.
SUMMIT REHABILITATION ASSOCIATES is a growing 100% therapist owned private practice.
Visit our website at www.summitrehab.org to learn more about our exciting opportunities.
Live, work and play in one of the best learning communities in Montana. The Helena Public Schools are accepting applications for a full-time Occupational Therapist for the 2019-2020 school year
The Helena School District is one of the top Districts in the State with innovative professional development activities, forward-thinking leadership and a commitment to students that reaches far beyond the classroom. Helena is a diverse community, supportive of education, the advancement of its students and proud of the accessible, small-town feel of the local public schools. Join our team where you are able to do what you love surrounded by students and staff that work hard during the school year and enjoy plenty of time for family and fun during the summer months.
Position requires Montana Licensure at the time of employment. Entry-level salary is $39,697+ dependent on education level and applicable experience. The District provides a comprehensive cafeteria-style benefit package which includes: retirement plan, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, health insurance with dental and vision coverage, life insurance, long term disability insurance, long term care insurance, a section 125 plan and numerous tax-sheltered annuities (403b’s).
Required application materials include: completed district online application, letter of interest, resume and college transcripts. Applications accepted immediately. Screening of applications will commence April 1, 2019 and continue on an ongoing basis until this position is filled. Helena School District # 1 is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
District online application is available at:
Helena Public Schools
Helena Public Schools Position Description:
Position Title: Occupational Therapists
Department: Special Education
Reports To: Special Education Administrator
Prepared By: Human Resources Date: January 2017
Evaluates students to determine their functional levels and identify special needs. Plan and implement therapeutic activities to assist special education students to benefit from their educational experiences.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Other duties may be assigned. Implementation to meet the IEP goals; Program planning and management;Provide training to the appropriate persons to carry over therapy goals in the school setting. Equipment/room maintenance. Program services include: self-help, functional mobility, environmental adaptations/adaptive equipment, positioning, motor functions, sensory processing, pre-vocation/vocational skills. Function as a team member for ERM, IEPs and maintain contact with school, family, physicians and agencies. Screening, evaluation, and reassessment to develop IEP. Formulate OT policies and procedures. Schedule students for evaluation and treatment. Assign and supervise caseload and responsibilities of the COTA.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Certification by National Registration Exam.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
License from the State of Montana to practice OT
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is frequently exposed to infection at a greater risk than the average person. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of students. Must be able to meet multiple demands from several people.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
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Conduct individualized testing, analyze and interpret results, write comprehensive occupational therapy evaluation reports used for determining eligibility for specially designed instruction (SDI), related services or support for school staff in the area of fine motor.
Interpret and follow federal, state, and district regulations and processes regarding special education and tiered interventions framework.
Share evaluation results/data with parents and others during eligibility and/or IEP meetings, and participate in other meetings as needed/requested.
Implement occupational therapy treatment utilizing purposeful, goal-directed activities within the framework of established methodology and based on the behavioral and biological sciences; targeting specific recommendations in reports and/or IEPs based on student strengths and needs as determined by assessment, therapy data, and observation.
Develop and implement IEPs in collaboration with other providers and within required timelines.
Routinely complete and share progress reports with parents.
Serve as a team member in identifying, evaluating and providing educational programs for children with disabilities, including fine motor screenings and evaluations.
As needed or requested, provide training and ongoing consultation to appropriate school staff regarding the delivery of fine motor skills instruction and/or accommodations.
Supervise assistants, occupational therapy students, and/or volunteers assigned to the occupational therapist.
Demonstrate mature behavior and ability to use sound judgment, along with strong desire to work with students, parents, staff, and community.
Proficient use of computers and technology to assist in daily work activities.
Maintain confidentiality per FERPA guidelines.
Participate in building level ASIST/CST/SIT meetings as needed.
Consult with support agencies and refer students/families as needed.
Participate in Professional Learning Communities, staff meetings, and trainings.
Perform other duties assigned by Director of Student Support Services.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of occupational therapy assessments, techniques and principles, and service delivery models.
Knowledge of state and federal regulations affective Occupational Therapy licensure and responsibilities.
Knowledge of and ability to work successfully with students receiving special education services and/or student with Section 504 plans.
Skills in assessing fine motor skills of students, ages 3-21.
Interest in developing skills in assessing and delivering services to infants and toddlers.
Ability to respond consistently and appropriately in a calm, reassuring, and positive manner.
Ability to prioritize duties, organize activities and work independently, as well as within a team.
Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully both verbally and in writing.
Ability to follow and give verbal and written directions with clarity.