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The School District of New Richmond is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to fulfill the role as a School Based Occupational Therapist.
Ideal candidates will demonstrate the following:
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, staff, and families.
Knowledge and competence in evaluating students to determine present level of functioning and need for occupational therapy services.
Provide consultative services to classroom teachers and other educational staff relative to the individual student’s functioning level in the classroom.
Design and implement therapeutic programs to assist students in achieving educational objectives.
Recommend therapy procedures designed to achieve goals of the therapy program.
Ability to communicate and team with regular education teachers and support staff to meet the needs of students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment.
Desire to work in a collaborative setting and ensure a positive and supportive learning environment that promotes high levels of learning for all students.
Ability to co-teach with appropriate staff for the purpose of practicing generalization in skill development.
Demonstrate an understanding of the IEP process; including transition services.
Knowledgeable of current best practices in the education of students with disabilities.
Ability to complete necessary Medicaid billing, evaluations, progress notes and daily therapy notes.
Occupational Therapist licensure through WI Department of Public Safety and Professional Services required.
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction License O051 – Occupational Therapist.
The above licensure must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
1) He/she must maintain proper certification and license as required by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
2) He/she must possess, as a minimum, a bachelor's degree.
This work regularly requires sitting, standing, walking, speaking, hearing and occasionally requires pushing, pulling, lifting, and operating machines; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, and observing general surroundings and activities; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. school offices/classrooms/passageways).
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