Expatiate Communications Occupational Therapist Giddings, TX · Full time

Expatiate Communications is a boutique management consulting firm with unmatched expertise in special education. We deliver innovative solutions for the most challenging and complex special education issues facing school districts, ESAs/COEs and State educational agencies.

Description

The Occupational Therapist provides treatment to special needs student’s educational programs. The Occupational Therapist is responsible for determining specific areas of sensory-motor integrative dysfunction, determining student’s level of functioning relative to their age and education placement, as well as motor skills, sensory-motor integration, self-care, and activities of daily living. 


Responsibilities:

  • Assess students within their educational settings, using an ecological model of assessment to determine the student’s needs. 
  • Provide treatment, program consultation, and environmental modifications for students with disabilities to improve student function 
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, including but not limited to: students, parents, teachers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, adapted physical education teachers, orientation and mobility specialists, and speech pathologists
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the laws and policies governing Special Education in Texas, particularly as they pertain to the delivery of occupational therapy services.
  • Monitors therapy programs and consults with educational staff regarding inclusion of appropriate occupational therapy treatment strategies into the educational program; evaluates the efficacy of the established program and makes modifications within the framework
  • Provides interpretation and summaries of assessment reports to families; recommends appropriate activities and materials designed to support motor goals in the home.
  • Maintain timely and accurate student records and reports
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 


Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of child growth and development
  • Understanding of Texas  Laws, codes and regulations relative to occupational therapy


Knowledge, Skill & Other Requirements:

  • State Board Certified Occupational Therapist License; required
  • Possession of a valid State driver’s license
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Texas


Individual compensation packages are based on various factors unique to each candidate, including skill set, experience, qualifications, geography, and other job-related reasons. Expatiate Communications is an equal-opportunity employer. Expatiate Communications considers all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.



Salary

$27.56 - $56.93 per hour