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Occupational Therapist (OT) - School Based
Ref No.: 15-06147
Category: School Services
Location: Chicago, Illinois
We are seeking ambitious and compassionate Occupational Therapists for an exciting opportunity within the public school system! Help ensure that every child has to access to outstanding healthcare services.

Occupational Therapist - Public School Setting

JOB SUMMARY:
  • Evaluate each individual student's need through skilled professional observation, therapeutic handling, record review, and parent, student, and teacher interviews.
  • Provide assessments and appropriately communicate information to parents and school teams.
  • Collaborate with the school team to develop Individualized Education Programs and Section 504 Plans to address the students' unique needs.
  • Increase functional use of hands and visual regard by providing stable positions.
  • Ensure independence in feeding for safety and nourishment.
  • Facilitate safety in the school environment by decreasing the possibility of injury to student's self or others as he/she moves or performs skills/tasks.
  • Adhere to professional, ethical and legal standards of practice as defined by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Active Occupational Therapist license in your respective state
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Compensation:
  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • Outstanding Benefits
  • Inquire for more specific details

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested in this position? We're interested in you! Please apply by clicking "Apply " at the top of the page.