Occupational Therapist

Wayne Public Schools | Wayne, NJ

  

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CountyPassaic
Posted Date 7/20/2022
Expiration Date8/19/2022
Description JOB DESCRIPTION
 
TITLE:   OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
An Occupational Therapist shall hold a valid New Jersey State Occupational Therapist license and school certification.
Certified Occupational Therapist
 
POSITION SUMMARY: 
To serve under the Department of Student Support Services to support the development of students’ physical, perceptual, self-help, and daily living skills in order to ensure student access to all appropriate instructional and co-curricular activities.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  1. Participates in Child Study Team meetings when students with occupational therapy issues are referred to the team.
  2. Conducts occupational therapy evaluations in a manner consistent with the administrative code. 
  3. Designs and implements an individualized therapy program for students eligible for this related service. 
  4. Provides group or individual therapy sessions. 
  5. Consults with and supports staff in their efforts to promote occupational therapy skill development in the classroom. 
  6. Completes Individualized Education Programs (IEP) for students identified as eligible special education and occupational therapy as a related service. 
  7. Monitors student progress as it relates to mastery of IEP occupational therapy goals. 
  8. Serves as a liaison to other school personnel to organize, schedule, and improve occupational therapy program services district wide. 
  9. Maintains confidential records on all referred students as hard copies and electronic documents. 
  10. Serves as a consultant to the Child Study Team for students referred for evaluation. 
  11. Maintains service provider log. 
  12. Maintains inventory and supply of equipment and materials. 
  13. Provides thorough and timely reports, data, and other related information to the Supervisor of Special Services and the Director of Student Support Services. 
  14. Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed and assigned by the Director of Student Support Services.
 
 
Approved: 12-20-12 # H-13-18
 
County
Passaic

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