Jan 13, 2024

Senior Occupational Therapist

  • TrulyHired
  • Beverly, MA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Senior Occupational Therapist Consultant Position Type: Full Time Salary- $70,000-$85,000 annually (based on experience) Flexible hours may be available Hopeful Journeys' mission is to provide quality and individualized education to children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities. We strive to build better futures for children and families by helping them to reach their fullest potential and enabling them to live more productive and independent lives.Hopeful Journeys is designed to meet the individualized academic, social, vocational, and behavioral needs of children ages 3-22. Students who attend the Hopeful Journeys program require an individualized and highly structured environment throughout their day and across all activities that utilizes a teaching methodology based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Hopeful Journeys Educational Center is hiring a full-time, licensed Occupational Therapist with a minimum of 5-6 years' experience to provide consultative services in our school for children with autism and other developmental disabilities (ages 3-22). General job responsibilities include: -Analyze Occupational Therapy needs across the organization and develop a plan to target these needs in collaboration with clinicians -Consult with administrators, special education teachers and clinical staff regarding student OT programs and goals -Develop IEP objectives as needed -Conduct annual evaluations and assessments - Identify and conduct organization wide training on Occupational Therapy student programs live and virtually -Collaborate with clinicians on program development related to Transitional and Vocational programming -Conduct OT groups for students - Provide support to the development of gross motor goals and curriculum - Analyze individual student progress and recommend program updates - Meet regularly with the PT for consultation regarding student programming - Train and respond to crisis situation as needed - Providing some, but limited, direct 1:1 services to students Knowledge, skills and abilities required: Masters degree in Occupational Therapy Preference of at least 5-6 years working experience with specialized populations Complete HJEC training program in Applied Behavior Analysis Experience working directly with children with Autism within a behavioral model preferred. Possess the ability to identify needs and make plans to target these areas Experience with program development related to Transitional and Vocational Programming Knowledge of the federal, state, local legislation, regulations, policies, and procedure that mandate and guide occupational therapy and behavioral therapy practices. Ability to document in accordance with professional standards, state and local guidelines, and reimbursement requirements. Ability to interpret the evaluation data and write a comprehensive report. Experience using computers and an aptitude to learn computer applications. Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability communicate respectively and compassionately to child and their family. Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required. Be able to pass a background and CORI check. Valid driver's license in good standing and safe driving record. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements. Benefits: - Paid holidays - Thirteen (13) flexible PTO days per year. - Up to 25 days paid HJEC is closed - Paid lunch breaks - Child Care Reimbursement - Tuition Reimbursement - Company Paid Life Insurance & Long Term Disability - Flexible Spending Account - 401K - Professional Development Reimbursement (licensed staff) - On-site employer paid mentorship programs (SPED & BCBA) - Ongoing training - Health & Dental Insurance - Any many more

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