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School Based Occupational Therapist Job in the Brooklyn

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Horizon Healthcare Staffing has excellent occupational therapist job opportunities in many Brooklyn, New York based schools. We are seeking occupational therapists for Flatbush, Bushwick, Park Slope, Brooklyn Heights, Prospect Heights, and areas near Prospect Park. We have both part time and full time positions available.  Horizon Healthcare Staffing wants dedicated and hardworking individuals to treat children within these schools. Occupational therapists are licensed rehabilitation care professionals who work to restore or improve physical abilities, promote behavioral changes, adapt surroundings, and teach new skills; the goal is to have the student achieve her or his best physical and/or mental functioning in as it relates to school activities. Occupational therapists provide these services based on a student’s IEP.

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

OT Job Details:

Position Type: Part time and Full time positions available.

Venue Type: General Education School and District 75

Location: Flatbush, Bushwick, Park Slope, Brooklyn Heights, Prospect Heights, and areas near Prospect Park (All locations in Brooklyn, NY)

Pay Rate: Competitive – Must Apply

– New grads encouraged to apply

Occupational Therapist Job Requirements:

  • Good organizational skills
  • Good written skills
  • Valid New York State license
  • New grads encouraged to apply

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