Occupational Therapist – School Based

Horizon Healthcare Staffing
Published
February 2, 2024
Location
Job Type
Pay Range
$75.00 - $100.00 per hour

Description

School Based Occupational Therapist

Nassau County, New York

Horizon Healthcare Staffing is searching for an Occupational Therapist with pediatric experience for a school located in Nassau County, NY.

  • Job Type: Full or Part Time
  • Schedule: Monday through Friday
  • School Age: Middle School/High School
  • Location: School in Nassau County, NY
  • Competitive hourly rate

– New grads encouraged to apply -

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

Occupational therapists may provide services in several educationally relevant areas in which they can help promote student success, including, but not limited to:

  • Classroom Responsibilities – activities necessary for participation in various classroom activities, including adapting to routines, organizing materials, hand skills necessary for manipulating classroom tools and producing written work
  • Functional Sensorimotor Skills/Environmental Interactions – such as staying on task while filtering distractions, interacting cooperatively and appropriately with peers and adults, following directions, observing personal space and utilizing various school equipment safely
  • Activities of Daily Living – as it relates to self‐care activities such as hygiene, toileting, feeding, managing personal materials and devices
  • Transitioning from school to post‐school activities

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Good organizational skills
  • Good written skills
  • Valid New York State OT license
  • Previous pediatric experience a plus
  • New grads encouraged to apply
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