Occupational Therapist – Early Childhood (Home-Based)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution with major coursework in Occupational Therapy; one year of experience preferred; ; valid Ohio Driver’s License – Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles; must meet and maintain Board/Ohio School Plan insurability standards for driving; must be able to lift, bend, push and pull up to 50 pounds

STARTING PAY:

$24.53 per hour to $30.21 per hour

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:
Occupational Therapy License – State of Ohio OT & PT Board; Occupational Therapy License – Ohio Department of Education

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides direct implementation, consultation and monitoring of occupational therapy intervention for students with moderate, severe and profound developmental disabilities across domains and environments as related to IEP goals/objectives and other school programs; provides training in a wide variety of community-based settings, which may require using public transportation or driving a county vehicle; completes assessments of students to obtain current levels of functioning and need to assist in the development of the IEP and related school programming; assessments may include, but are not limited to activities of daily living, mobility (wheelchair), posture, reflexes and fine/gross motor; assessments may be completed in school and community environment; evaluates need for the fabricates orthotic devices; fits and instructs in use of prostheses; develops and maintains occupational therapy equipment
Plans, reviews, selects and maintains therapeutic equipment and materials for use in the assigned learning environment; requests, secures and follows up on medical information relative to the occupational therapy plan; maintains the assigned environment in a condition which is conducive for learning and free of health and safety hazards
Participates as a member of the trans-disciplinary team working with other professional staff in assessing, developing, implementing, evaluating and modifying the Individual Educational Plan/Classroom based Occupational Therapy Program
Prepares and maintains written records and reports as required on, but not limited to, student assessments, program objectives and progress data for regular evaluations and for revision of the Individual Educational Plan/Classroom based Occupational Therapy Program
Provides consultation services with instructors, parents, guardians and/or others to promote generalization of developed skills; may perform delegated nursing tasks and/or procedures
Performs other related duties as assigned
This position contributes to the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled