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Occupational Therapist

Company: Shrub Oak International School
Location: Mohegan Lake
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary The licensed occupational therapist will provide expertise in occupational therapy and related services, serving as an integral part of our team. -He/she will provide expertise in conducting formal and informal functional assessments, consulting, advocating, and supporting, as well as designing and developing treatment plans and interventions that meet the individualized needs of students. He/she will maintain key relationships and collaborate as needed and required with students, their families, and all levels of staff at the Shrub Oak International School to ensure that the individualized needs of each student are met. -Having access to confidential information, discretion and independent judgement is required.
Essential Functions - Primary duties of the position - - - - - - - - -Provides occupational therapy related services in a collaborative approach to ensure that students individualized needs are met holistically working with the clinical team, Education and Student Life teams, administration, families, and external constituencies as needed and required. - - - - - - - - -Conducts comprehensive formal and informal assessments and reassessments of a student's occupational performance capabilities. - - - - - - - - -Utilizes a variety of treatment approaches that are safe, creative and individualized to a particular student's needs, monitoring their progress. - - - - - - - - -Collaborates with other clinicians, and members of the Education and Student Life teams to ensure that each student's progress is holistic, integrated, and takes into account each student's progress and developmental needs. - - - - - - - - -Proactively maintains communication with students, family members and/or other care givers as appropriate to effectively address student progress, development and emergencies, as needed. - - - - - - - - -Maintains appropriate records and reports as required. - - - - - - - - -Participates in clinical and Shrub Oak activities to advance field knowledge and engages in activities to remain at the forefront of professional development and advancements. - - - - - - - - -Actively assists with other programs, events, and services administered through Shrub Oak and has the opportunity to be involved in a wider range of responsibilities. - - - - - - - - -Remains up to date on clinical matters, to maintain best in class knowledge of evaluation, intervention, and areas under his/her responsibility. - - - - - - - - -Participates, as needed, in community and professional education regarding clinical matters, life skills independence, transition services, and related areas. - - - - - - - - -Performs any other responsibilities as needed and required. - - - - - - - - -Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. - -

Keywords: Shrub Oak International School, White Plains , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Mohegan Lake, New York

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