Riverside, CA, California
Role: Occupational Therapist
Location: Los Angeles County
Pay Range: $65-85/hr
Our client is looking for highly qualified candidates who’ll be able to provide and work with specialized programs that are designed to offer a unique approach to special education. Our program specializes in meeting the needs of these challenges which may include problems with concentration, behavior, learning disorders, development, physical or psychiatric disorders, and emotional problems.
Occupational Therapist provides service to students with special needs, such as evaluation services, and assist the Individualized Education Program (IEP) team with identifying the presence of a disability and whether there is an educational need for occupational therapy services. Occupational therapy intervention is provided directly “to the child, or on behalf of the child, and [as]…program modifications or supports for school personnel” (IDEA, 20 USC, Section 1414 (d)(1)(A) IV). This may include adapting to the environment, modifying curriculum, supporting accommodations, ensuring access and participation in school activities and educational programs, and assisting in preparation for transition post-graduation. Services take place in natural school settings.
Minimum qualifications to be considered:
Degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy program and hold a current and valid license.
Preferred qualifications include:
We are looking for those who are:
· Independent-minded and proactive
· patient in working with our student population and families.
· Flexible in their work schedules if currently holding a full-time or part-time job elsewhere.
· Enjoy working with a diversity of students and families.
· Great problem-solving.
· Team player and main professional and ethical behavior
Professional Providers must be able to work in a variety of environments and be open to going to different sites and providing either in-person or virtual learning to students with special needs