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Occupational Therapist

Company: Harrison School District 2
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Position Type:
Special Programs

Date Posted:

Special Programs

Closing Date:
Until Filled For School Year 2024-2025
184- Work Day Calendar

Annual Salary: $52,300+ (Salary placement is based on experience and education level.)
(This position is eligible for a 2-year commitment stipend.)

Job Summary:
Occupational Therapy services are a support service of the Special Programs department and provide services in accordance with federal, state and local education agency guidelines as well as the standards of practice of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Occupational Therapy service to assigned schools and/or programs.
  • Test and assess a student who has or appears to have a dysfunction in and of the following areas: neuromuscular development, sensory motor skill, activities of daily living or school/work activities.
  • Determine whether or not dysfunction negatively impacts the student access to their educational program.
  • Facilitate in the development of a student's IEP.
  • Develop specific goals and objectives to facilitate skill sets that allow a student to function in his/her educational environment to maximum potential.
  • Develop a student's individualized treatment plan and progress monitoring plan that addresses the goals and objectives stated in the IEP.
  • Provide direct therapy to students and consultation services to school staff and parents.
  • Familiar with equipment, supplies and various treatments.
  • Carry out policies and procedures of Harrison School District Two in a professional manner.
  • Support and contribute to relevant school-wide and district-wide meetings including those of the Special Programs Department. Education, Training and Experience:
    • Possess or eligible for a Colorado Department of Education Special Services License with an Occupational Therapist endorsement.
    • Registered Occupational Therapist.
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited Occupational Therapy program.
    • Transcripts required.
    • Criminal background check and District fingerprinting required. Note: Each college transcript shall be authentic, original or photocopy, bearing the embossed seal of the institution, the signature of the registrar, and including descriptive titles, course numbers, credits, and grades for each course listed and degrees earned, if any. For the purpose of these Rules, credits shall be in semester hours or may be interpreted as meaning the equivalent in quarter, trimester, unit or term.

      Application Procedure:
      Click on the red "Apply" button to complete an online application, you must apply to each position that is of interest to you.

      FLSA: Exempt

Keywords: Harrison School District 2, Colorado Springs , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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