Expatiate Communications Occupational Therapist Los Angeles, CA · Part time

Expatiate Communications is a boutique Special Education management firm with unparalleled expertise in special education. We provide innovative solutions for the most challenging and complex special education issues facing school districts, ESAs/COEs, and State educational agencies, providing staff and technology solutions.

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. 

  • Job Type: Per Diem, viariable
  • Job Location: Los Angeles CA, School Setting, onsite


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 California, 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 California Laws, codes and regulations relative to occupational therapy


Knowledge, Skill & Other Requirements:

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


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

$43 - $74 per hour