Aurora, IL Elementary School Occupational Therapist Job | Full Time - On-site

Aurora, IL
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Elementary School Occupational Therapist Job - Aurora - On-site

ProCare Therapy is seeking a skilled Occupational Therapist this upcoming school year for a contract position located in Aurora, Illinois. 

Job Description:

  • Elementary Caseload
    • Different school locations
      • EC population
      • DHH Program
    • PreK-5th students
      • Full-time Position
        • 37.5 hours weekly

Job Duties:

  • OT evaluates students through skilled professional observation, therapeutic handling, record review, and parent, student, and teacher interviews. OTs interprets assessment findings and appropriately communicates information to parents and school teams through written and oral means.
  • The OT collaborates with the school team to develop Individualized Education Programs and Section 504 Plans to address the students’ unique needs using evidence based practices.
  • Develops and implements individualized OT intervention strategies.
  • Collaborates with student, school team members, parents, community agencies, administrators, and physicians regarding effective coordination of services.
  • Collaborates with student, school team members, parents, community agencies, administrators, and physicians regarding transition from school to community, preparing student to function independently when outlined outcomes are achieved.
  • Documents all OT services provided within a timely manner as outlined by the Office of Diverse Learner Supports and Services. Evaluates and documents student progress in accordance with the ILOTA as well as school district, State and Federal policies.
  • Addresses personal care, student role, interaction skills, process skills, play, community integration/work, graphic communication, needs for assistive technology, accessibility, environmental accommodations as required to access their educational environment through collaboration and participation with school staff.
  • Seeks regular opportunities for professional growth.
  • Participates in clinical educational opportunities for students of occupational therapy.
  • Adheres to professional, ethical and legal standards of practice as defined by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Provides direct supervision of occupational therapy assistants in accordance with Illinois Occupational Therapy Practice Act
     

Job Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Occupational Therapy
  • OT license
  • Schools experience is preferred

Benefits and Pay:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • 401k matching
  • Insurance offered: Health, Optical and Dental

Salary for this opening is negotiable and will be experience-based. Please apply today by submitting your information below, or emailing your resume directly to: [email protected]
Please feel free to contact me via text for more details on this job opening.
Rachael Nintzel

Director of Educational Resources 
(678) 748-5316

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