Dynamic Opportunity! Occupational Therapist (OT) Opening in Goshen, IN

  • Goshen, IN
  • Schools - OT
  • 8 days ago
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Dynamic Opportunity! Occupational Therapist (OT) Opening in Goshen, IN

Occupational Therapist (OT) or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) - Full-Time

Location: Elkhart/Goshen, IN

Position Type: Full-Time, Onsite Only

Hours: 40 hours per week

School Year: 2024-2025

Job Description:

We are seeking a motivated Occupational Therapist (OT) or Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to join our team in Elkhart/Goshen, IN, for the 2024-2025 school year. This full-time, onsite role is critical in providing comprehensive occupational therapy services to students.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Student Evaluations: Conduct thorough evaluations to assess students' fine motor skills, sensory processing, and functional abilities.
  2. Individualized Planning: Collaborate with the IEP team to design tailored treatment plans that address the unique needs of each student.
  3. Therapeutic Services: Provide direct therapy to students both individually and in groups, focusing on handwriting, self-care, sensory integration, and social skills.
  4. Collaborative Efforts: Work with teachers, parents, and school staff to incorporate therapy goals into classroom activities and daily routines.
  5. Progress Monitoring: Regularly track and document student progress, adjusting therapy strategies as needed to ensure the best outcomes.
  6. Documentation: Maintain accurate records of therapy sessions and student progress in accordance with professional standards and regulations.
  7. Team Participation: Engage in IEP meetings and team discussions to review student progress and assist in educational planning.
  8. Professional Development: Stay current with advancements in occupational therapy through continuous learning and professional development.

Qualifications:

For Occupational Therapist (OT):

  1. Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution.
  2. Licensure: Current licensure or eligibility for licensure as an Occupational Therapist in Indiana.
  3. Experience: Previous experience in a school setting is preferred.
  4. Skills: Strong understanding of child development and learning disabilities; excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  5. Flexibility: Ability to adapt to the diverse needs of students and the school environment.
  6. Commitment: Dedicated to providing evidence-based therapy services that enhance student well-being.

For Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA):

  1. Education: Associate's degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program.
  2. Certification: Current certification and licensure or eligibility for licensure as a COTA in Indiana.
  3. Experience: Experience in a school setting is preferred.
  4. Skills: Understanding of child development and learning disabilities; effective communication and teamwork abilities.
  5. Adaptability: Flexibility to respond to the varying needs of students and the school setting.
  6. Support: Commitment to assisting in the delivery of evidence-based therapy that promotes student success.

If you are passionate about supporting students' development and eager to join our team in Elkhart/Goshen, IN, please apply for this fulfilling full-time position for the 2024-2025 school year.

For more information about this position, e-mail or call, 470-243-9525 , [email protected]. To expedite the process, email your resume with references, interview availability, and a copy of your license.
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