May 11, 2020

20-21 Occupational Therapist POOL

  • TrulyHired
  • Rio Rancho, NM, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

This position is for the 2020-2021 School Year.

This posting will create a pool of applicants. As openings become available, these applications will be reviewed and considered for interview.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy (if degree completed prior to January 2007) or Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy (if degree completed after January 2007) from a regionally accredited college or university accredited in Occupational Therapy through the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Satisfied all requirements as set forth by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.
  • Licensure with the NM PED and Board of Examiners Licensure in New Mexico.

Essential job responsibilities:
  • Evaluates referred students in the areas of neuromuscular, sensory processing, perceptual motor skills, postural reflexes, self-care and needs for adaptive devices and equipment. Works with all exceptionalities identified in accordance with state regulations. Participates in appropriate placement of students; develops and implements individual educational plans geared to the student's physical and psychosocial needs and facilitate the student's ability to function and adapt to the educational program.
  • Maintains working relationship with classroom teachers and parents to assure follow through of therapy goals in classroom and home;
  • Participates in meetings pertinent to the student's therapy needs
  • Provides consultative services to teachers and parents pertaining to occupational therapy maintains documentation of student performance and progress in reaching treatment goals
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Work Hours:

Work hours are established in employment contract. Additional work hours may be required as scheduled by School Principal.

Application Procedure:

The following documents must be attached to complete this application:
  • One (1) transcript from each crediting college or university
  • Copy of Professional License

Review salary information here.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Special Education > Occupational Therapist
Student Services > Occupational Therapist
Contact Information
  • Vanessa Burge, Administrative Assistant
  • 500 Laser Rd.
  • Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124

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