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Occupational Therapist
Ref No.: 18-01045
Location: Port Charlotte,, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 02/12/2018
Position Description **Provide quality educationally relevant occupational therapy to disabled students (Pre-K to 12) in a public school setting** ***Working 7 hours / per day for 5 days a week. Selected candidate will serve 4 schools Peace River Elementary, Neil Armstrong Elementary, Charlotte High School, and Punta Gorda Middle School. The candidate will also be stepping into a schedule that is already set up. Will be responsible for evaluations, therapy, and attending IEP meetings.*** - A registered occupational therapist and licensed occupational therapist assistant shall practice according to Chapter 486, Florida Statutes - A licensed occupational therapist shall provide screenings at school sites for exceptional students referred to the Occupational Therapy Program - A licensed occupational therapist shall provide evaluations for exceptional students for the purpose of determining need for service; report submitted to Exceptional Student Education prior to staffing - A licensed occupational therapist shall provide yearly re-evaluations for the purpose of determining continuing need for occupational therapy services for staffed occupational therapy students -A licensed occupational therapist shall consult with educational staff, parents, and other health professionals regarding students staffed into Occupational Therapy Program - A licensed occupational therapist shall implement occupational therapy treatment, as written on student's Individual Educational Plan goals and objectives, at school sites -A licensed occupational therapist shall prepare bi-annual progress reports for all students receiving occupational therapy services on a regular basis. - A licensed occupational therapist shall prepare yearly reports for students receiving occupational therapy services on consultative basis
Skills Required - A registered occupational therapist and licensed occupational therapist assistant shall practice according to Chapter 486, Florida Statutes - A licensed occupational therapist shall provide screenings at school sites for exceptional students referred to the Occupational Therapy Program - A licensed occupational therapist shall provide evaluations for exceptional students for the purpose of determining need for service; report submitted to Exceptional Student Education prior to staffing - A licensed occupational therapist shall provide yearly re-evaluations for the purpose of determining continuing need for occupational therapy services for staffed occupational therapy students -A licensed occupational therapist shall consult with educational staff, parents, and other health professionals regarding students staffed into Occupational Therapy Program - A licensed occupational therapist shall implement occupational therapy treatment, as written on student's Individual Educational Plan goals and objectives, at school sites -A licensed occupational therapist shall prepare bi-annual progress reports for all students receiving occupational therapy services on a regular basis. - A licensed occupational therapist shall prepare yearly reports for students receiving occupational therapy services on consultative basis
Skills Preferred
Experience Required 2+ years
Experience Preferred
Education Required Bachelor's degree in the area of Occupational Therapy from an accredited four year college/university Holds a valid Florida certification or equivalent in the area of occupational therapy Hold a professional license as an Occupational Therapist
Education Preferred
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