City
Tucson
State
AZ
Position Id
2990
Occupational Therapist
Contract State of AZ

Tucson, AZ
Mon-Fri 7:30am to 3:30pm
59.79/hr

Position Description The Occupational Therapist is part of the related services providers and evaluates students referred for occupational therapy as a result of observation, record review, or multidisciplinary staffing. Additional responsibilities include: planning Occupational Therapy programs for individual students; writing IEP goals and implementing programs through the IEP process; conferring with Teachers, Teaching Parents, and parents on the therapy plans for students; maintaining Occupational Therapy records and disseminating information to parents and professionals relevant to student progress and occupational therapy needs; training staff in techniques and principles of therapy; maintaining current information about community resources relevant to occupational therapy; serving as a resource to medical and educational staff. Participates in the MIPS (Medicaid in Public Schools) as directed. Position will be responsible for some or all of the listed duties and/or additional duties that occur from time to time.
Skills Required DEMONSTRATED SKILL/ABILITY TO: Ability to communicate in sign language or willingness to learn Write comprehensive reports and communicate verbally
Skills Preferred KNOWLEDGE OF: Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit Principles and practices of administration and management Agency or program rules, regulations and operating procedures Principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation Federal and State statutes, policies, and procedures related to occupational therapy
Experience Required LICENSING/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to pass FBI and State background check Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
Experience Preferred TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Two years therapy experience Pediatric therapy experience Experience working with sensory impaired individuals Experience working with handicapped children
Education Required Completion/Graduation from Accredited Occupational Therapy Program State of Arizona Occupational Therapist License National Board of Occupation Therapy Examiners Certified Occupational Therapist AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card AHCCCS number for Medicaid billing within four months of hire.
Education Preferred
Additional Information Phoenix Day School For the Deaf Campus Would supervise 1 COTA a minimum of 5 hours weekly to a maximum of 40 hours weekly. Could be virtual or in person.

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