School Occupational Therapist (OT) in Cleveland, Mississippi
Job Title: School Occupational Therapist (OT)
Location: Cleveland, MS and surrounding areas
We are currently seeking a dedicated and qualified School Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our team in the Cleveland, MS area. As an OT, you will play a vital role in helping students develop the necessary skills for participation in educational activities and promoting their overall well-being. Your responsibilities will include assessments, intervention planning, and collaboration with educational staff and families.
- Conduct comprehensive occupational therapy evaluations to assess students' sensory, motor, and functional abilities.
- Develop individualized treatment plans and provide direct occupational therapy services to students, addressing areas such as fine motor skills, sensory processing, self-care, and visual perception.
- Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to integrate therapy goals into students' educational plans and classroom activities.
- Provide support and guidance to educational staff on strategies and accommodations to enhance students' participation and engagement.
- Monitor students' progress, document therapy sessions, and communicate findings with relevant team members.
- Attend and actively participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings, providing input and recommendations for students' occupational therapy goals.
- Stay up-to-date with current research, best practices, and evidence-based interventions in the field of occupational therapy.
- Master's degree in Occupational Therapy or a related field.
- Valid Mississippi state license or eligibility for licensure as an Occupational Therapist.
- Prior experience working with school-aged children, preferably in an educational setting.
- Knowledge of sensory integration, fine motor development, and adaptive equipment.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate effectively with students, parents, and multidisciplinary teams.
- Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with students, fostering a supportive and inclusive environment.
- Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
- Health insurance coverage including medical, dental, and vision.
- Retirement plan options.
- Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and stay current with the latest research and techniques.
- Supportive and collaborative work environment.
- Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the organization.
To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and contact information to Madison Logan at [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!
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