OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Location
Bakersfield, CA, US
Salary
$6,587.19 (monthly)
Posted
Jul 16, 2019
Ref
8589
  • Position Type:
    Support Staff/Occupational Therapist
  • Date Posted:
    7/16/2019
  • Location:
    District Office--Special Education
  • Date Available:
    07/16/2019
  • Closing Date:
    OPEN UNTIL FILLED
  • QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires knowledge of proper English usage, spelling, and grammar; basic legal requirements for special education; current occupational therapy assessment procedures; sensory techniques with autism or autism spectrum disorders.

    Must possess the skill to learn and apply District policies and procedures related to occupational therapy (OT) assessments and therapy; understand and carry out instructions in an independent and responsible manner; communicate effectively in both oral and written forms; establish and maintain appropriate records and files; prepare accurate and concise reports and correspondence; analyze a given situation and implement an effective course of action in a timely manner and within the constraints of established District policies; clearly explain and defend recommendations at IEPs, hearings, mediations or other legal proceedings; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.

    Must possess the ability to act as a liaison between the school district and other agencies as necessary; develop and implement training opportunities for educational staff and parents; stay abreast of current trends, innovations, and practices in the field of educational occupational therapy; work cooperatively with students, staff, parents, and the public; perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education to maintain the integrity of the educational occupational therapy program.

    EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Possession of a valid certification as an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR) by the American Occupational Therapy Certification Board. Must possess and maintain a valid Class "C" California Driver's License.

    A PRE-PLACEMENT MEDICAL ASSESSMENT AND A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT.

    DUTIES OF POSITION: Provide for an educationally based occupational therapy assessment which includes student observation, records review, interview, standardized and non-standardized testing in areas related to a student's suspected disability. Consult and serve as a resource in training staff to implement an educational or physical intervention plan in the student's environment in support of the Individualized Education Program goals and objectives.

    STARTING SALARY: $6,587.19 (monthly)

    NUMBER OF MONTHS: 11 (to begin 8/1/2019)

    NUMBER OF HOURS: 8 (daily working hours 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

    FILING DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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