Catapult Learning

Occupational Therapist

US-PA-Philadelphia
1 month ago
Job ID
4948
Full-Time / Part-Time
Part-Time
Regular / Temporary
Regular

Overview

The purpose of this position is to provide services to students who are eligible for occupational therapy intervention in accordance
with their IEP/ISP. The occupational therapist may also provide assessment if requested, in accordance with state and district requirements.

Responsibilities

 

  • Provide Occupational Therapy intervention for students utilizing exercises and equipment to facilitate fine motor coordination based on the goals and objectives included in the student’s IEP/ISP.
  • Monitor student progress.
  • Test and evaluate students (if requested) to determine their need, or continuing need, for occupational therapy.
  • Consult with classroom teachers regarding occupational therapy plans for each student to assure that intervention is targeted to address the student’s educational needs, and incorporated into the classroom as appropriate and possible.
  • Communicate with parents on a regular basis to assure that they are informed with regard to student progress, and that interventions are incorporated into home activities as appropriate and possible.
  • Creates solutions to challenges for individual students, which are based in research and sound professional judgment.
  • Make referrals to community resources as needed.
  • Complete required paperwork in a timely and well-organized manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.



 

Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in occupational therapy, as required by state and contract. 

NBCOT Certification and/or valid State Certification as specified in the contract.

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