Occupational Therapist Job | Austin, TX
Job Title: School-Based Occupational Therapist - ProCare Therapy
Location: Austin, TX
Duration: 23/24 school year
Company Overview: ProCare Therapy is partnering with a leading educational institution in Austin, TX to provide exceptional therapy services. We are currently seeking a skilled Occupational Therapist to join us on a contract basis. As a trusted partner in education staffing, ProCare Therapy is dedicated to making a positive impact on students' lives and ensuring their success.
Position Summary: We are looking for a passionate and experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team as a contracted professional. In this role, you will provide school-based occupational therapy services to students for the full 23/24 school year. Your expertise will contribute to enhancing students' physical, emotional, and cognitive development, helping them thrive in their educational journey.
- Assess students' individual needs and develop customized occupational therapy plans.
- Deliver direct occupational therapy services to students with disabilities and developmental challenges.
- Collaborate closely with teachers, parents, and other professionals to ensure comprehensive support for students.
- Adapt classroom environments and provide recommendations for specialized equipment or modifications as needed.
- Monitor and document student progress, including writing reports and maintaining accurate records.
- Participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and provide input on goals and objectives.
- Engage in collaboration with other occupational therapists and professionals to share best practices and stay updated on industry trends.
- Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution.
- Current state licensure as an Occupational Therapist in TX (or eligibility for licensure).
- Previous experience working as an Occupational Therapist in a school setting is strongly preferred.
- Solid understanding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and special education practices.
- Strong assessment and intervention skills, with the ability to develop individualized therapy plans.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills to effectively work with students, parents, and a multidisciplinary team.
- Proficient in documenting and maintaining accurate records.
- Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
Application Instructions: To apply for this contract position, please submit the following documents to [email protected]:
- Updated resume highlighting relevant experience and qualifications.
- A cover letter expressing your interest in the position and how your skills align with the requirements.
- Contact information for at least two professional references.
Join ProCare Therapy as a contract Occupational Therapist and make a meaningful difference in students' lives during this critical period of their education. We look forward to reviewing your application and partnering with you on this exciting opportunity!
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