Occupational Therapist

Location
Rockville, MD, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 03, 2021
Ref
66384
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Details

Job Location: Ivymount School - Rockville, MD

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: Undisclosed

Job Shift: Day

Description

Summary: Responsible for providing occupational therapy assessment, treatment, and documentation according to each student's Individual Education Plan; as well as providing ongoing education and collaboration to classroom teams on the participation challenges of each student and the classroom and/or community environments.

Responsibilities
  • Perform job duties in a manner that maintains the safety of students and staff
  • Deliver services in accordance with the IEP and as outlined by IDEA and COMAR regulations
  • Develop treatment plans reflective of evidence-based practices
  • Administer assessments for programming and IEP development
  • Complete appropriate documentation in timely manner
  • Attend weekly staffing/IEP team meetings
  • Develop and implement IEP's with data based decision making
  • Hold confidential all knowledge of students and their families
  • Assistance with and/or implementation of daily hygiene and toileting programs for students if necessary

Qualifications
  • Licensed by Maryland State Board of Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Board Certification as an Occupational Therapist
  • Knowledge of current trends in delivery of school-based occupation therapy services focused on participation
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work as a collaborative team member
  • Strong computer skills related to common office tasks such as email, conducting internet searches, using MSOffice (e.g., MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint), and virtual instruction
  • Experience working in a school-based setting preferred
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or related disorders preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with assistive technology preferred
  • Knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis preferred
  • Experience providing services via telehealth preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Teams preferred

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