Occupational Therapist-1731, Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

Occupational Therapist-1731


Job ID:

East Maricopa

April 29, 2019

Contact Information:
Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
1200 W Speedway Blvd
Tucson, Arizona 85745
District Website

Jocylin Cunningham
Phone: 520-770-3245
District Email

Job 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. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: • Two years therapy experience • Pediatric therapy experience • Experience working with sensory impaired individuals • Experience working with handicapped children 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 • 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. 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 DEMONSTRATED SKILL/ABILITY TO: • Ability to communicate in sign language or willingness to learn • Write comprehensive reports and communicate verbally

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