School Based Occupational Therapist | Anchorage
Occupational Therapist (OT)
- Location: Anchorage, Alaska
- Position Type: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
- Caseload: Elementary and Middle School
Join our passionate team dedicated to providing comprehensive occupational therapy services to students in Anchorage, Alaska! We are a leading educational institution committed to fostering the academic, social, and emotional development of every student. With a focus on inclusivity and individualized support, we strive to empower students to achieve their full potential.
We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our team on a full-time basis. As an OT, you will play a key role in supporting students' functional skills development and participation in educational activities. This position will primarily serve elementary and middle school students, collaborating closely with educators and other professionals to address the unique needs of each student.
- Conduct assessments to evaluate students' fine motor skills, sensory processing abilities, visual perception, and activities of daily living.
- Develop and implement individualized treatment plans based on assessment findings and in collaboration with the educational team.
- Provide direct occupational therapy services to students, both individually and in group settings, targeting skill areas such as handwriting, motor coordination, self-care, and executive functioning.
- Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other stakeholders to integrate therapy goals into the classroom and home environments, promoting carryover of skills.
- Monitor students' progress through ongoing data collection and progress monitoring, adjusting intervention strategies as needed.
- Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings, Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings, and other relevant meetings to discuss student progress and plan interventions.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of therapy sessions, progress reports, and communication with stakeholders.
- Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program.
- Current licensure or eligibility for licensure as an Occupational Therapist in Alaska.
- Experience working with children and adolescents, preferably in a school-based setting.
- Strong knowledge of pediatric occupational therapy principles and best practices.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
- Flexibility, creativity, and empathy in working with students with diverse needs and abilities.
- Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
- Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.
- Supportive work environment with opportunities for mentorship and collaboration.
- Beautiful Anchorage location with access to outdoor recreational activities and natural beauty.
If you are a licensed Occupational Therapist with a passion for working with children and adolescents, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume or contact Kari Shelton- [email protected] or 770-225-3198.
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