Occupational Therapist SY 19-20

Location
Baltimore, MD, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 28, 2019
Ref
8600000436
Occupational Therapist SY 19-20
Baltimore City Public Schools
200 E. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202

Teachers & Licensed Professionals - Position - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Job Number 8600000436
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Plans and implements an IEP/IFSP based occupational therapy program and activities providing direct service to students and indirect service to other service providers including parents/and other caretakers.

Essential Functions
  • Screens and evaluates children to determine needs for treatment.
  • Establishes a program of occupational therapy services in the child's individualized education program identifying both annual goals and short term objectives.
  • Supervises service provided by occupational therapy students, occupational therapy assistants or aides.
  • Provides professional consultation and assistance to other service providers and caretakers especially in the assistive/adaptive equipment that is used in the school setting.
  • Meets with parents to discuss extension of activities provided in the school to the home.
  • Observes response of child noting changes, and reports and records changes relevant to occupational therapy intervention.
  • Submits Medicaid reimbursement documentation.
  • Maintains caseload documentation including clinical notes and student attendance.
  • Observes accepted professional standards and ethics and safety procedures in providing occupational therapy services.
  • Participates in staff meetings and collaborates with other service providers.
  • Serves on School IEP Team.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school boards policies and the professional standards.
  • Has reliable transportation


Maximum Salary 90132.00
Minimum Salary 51925.00
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by successful completion of a course in occupational therapy accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Current Maryland license as an occupational therapist as defined by the Maryland State Board of Occupational Therapy Practice.
  • Working knowledge of the basic principles of occupational therapy and of human behavior norms and deficits.
  • Working knowledge of the application of occupational therapy principles and practices to children with disabilities, and laws and by-laws covering the education of students with disabilities.
  • Skills in oral and written communication
  • Excellent human relations skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, and parents.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers desirable.


Full time or Part time Full time
Additional Details Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:
  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts ?undergraduate, graduate
  • Upload copy of license
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org
This position is affiliated with the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) bargaining union.

Baltimore City Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and encourages resumes from bi-lingual or multi-lingual candidates.

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Manager, 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

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