Occupational Therapist - Lexington R-V
Position: Occupational Therapist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Job Location: Lexington R-V School District
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Lexington R-V
Lexington, MO 64067
Telephone: 660-259-4369
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Job Description:
The Lexington R-V School District is seeking applicants for the position of Occupational Therapist.  

An occupational therapist provides therapy treatment to special needs student’s educational programs. This job is responsible to individual and groups to correct specific areas of sensory-motor integrative dysfunction. This job administers occupational therapy assessments to determine a student’s level of functioning relative to their age and educational placement in such areas of fine/gross motor skill development, sensory-motor integration, self-care, and the activities of daily living.

Qualifications include a current Missouri State License to practice Occupational Therapist Certification.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Provides occupational therapy services, as identified through the IEP
  • Administers occupational therapy assessments to determine a student’s level of functioning relative to the age and educational placement in such areas as fine/gross motor skill development, sensory motor integration, self-care, and activities of daily living
  • Writes assessment reports identifying the student’s needs and proposed treatment strategies; writes individual student goals and objectives as part of the IEP; maintains progress records; participates in the IEP meeting
  • Develops occupational treatment plans and goals for the rehabilitative care to improve student functional abilities and enhance their ability to learn
  • Provides students with individual treatment and group therapy sessions to correct specific areas of sensory-motor integrative dysfunction
  • Develops occupational therapy treatment plans based on the educational goals for eligible students to improve the students to improve the student’s functional abilities within the school and naturalistic settings, in collaboration with the IEP team
  • Maintain records and prepare comprehensive reports
The Lexington R-V School District is an equal opportunity employer. Benefits include: Board paid health insurance plan, vacation and paid sick/personal leave days. Candidates should complete an application online at http://lexington.k12.mo.us under Employment. The application should include a letter of interest, resume’, at least 3 references, a copy of transcripts and certification.

For additional information, please contact: Mrs. Rhonda Simnitt, Lexington R-V Central Office, at (660) 259-4369 or by email at rsimnitt@lexington.k12.mo.us.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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