Provide screenings, evaluations, educational programs and therapeutic intervention for students identified with or suspected of having disabilities that interfere with their ability to perform daily life activities or participate in activities in the educational environment. These skills include sensory processing, self-regulation, visual perception, coordination, self-care and fine motor skills such as handwriting, cutting with scissors, dressing, shoe-tying and utensil use. Provide training and education to family, caregivers, and other professionals. Provide consultative and collaborative services to teachers, parents, administrators and allied agencies in order to integrate occupational therapy goals into the classroom, other educational programs, the home environment, and the community. Evaluate and report student progress for continuation or termination of services. Refer student to other professionals, agencies and/or administrators when appropriate.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Strong knowledge and understanding of developmental norms for the pediatric population
- Excellent verbal communication
- Excellent written communication
- Organize and prioritize work, act independently
- Utilize critical thinking and problem-solving skills
- Work collaboratively with others in a complex setting
- 3 years pediatric work experience with all or partial experience in a school setting/environment
- Bachelor’s Degree in occupational therapy
- Licensed in the state of Florida as an Occupational Therapist
Standing, repetitive movements, lifting weights of various amounts (not to exceed 50 lbs.), sitting on floor, bending/squatting, walking, etc.
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