8 hours per day/ school calendar (full-time) Salary: Salary Range: $42.50 (starting hourly salary) $42.50-$48.66 (hourly salary range)
Deadline to apply: March 13, 2019
Job Description and
Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Direct Supervisor: Special Services Director
The Occupational Therapist (OTR) is responsible for providing, in collaboration with the student's education team, occupational therapy services to students whose functioning interferes with educational performance.
This position will serve students in districts belonging to the Special Education Cooperative.
Essential Job Functions: A.
Provide occupational therapy services to students in the ESD 105 Special Education Cooperative.
B. Participate on IEP teams to plan procedures and techniques to be implemented in the student's therapy program.
C. Select and design a variety of activities that assist in effective movement or function.
D. Assist students with disabilities to integrate into educational programs.
E. Advise on the use of specialized equipment and assistive technology, which helps students within their environment.
F. Supervise Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants as assigned.
G. Provide initial assessments, re-evaluations, and make appropriate recommendations as to the educational relevance of therapy.
H. Maintain written records and provide reports for each student assessed and for all students treated in accordance with procedures defined in Washington Administrative Code 392-172 and co-op procedures.
I. Train and consult with classroom personnel to carry out daily student therapy, as appropriate.
Other Job Functions: J.
Perform other duties as assigned. Other Job Functions: A.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Required Education and Experience 1.
Washington State License to practice Occupational Therapy.
2. Washington certification as an ESA (Educational Staff Associate) will be required, however, can be earned while employed.
Preferred Education and Experience 1. 2. Required Skills, Knowledge and or Abilities 3.
Knowledge of federal and state Special Education rules and regulations, or ability to learn.
4. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Placement: E-3A 5.
Ability to work well with all levels of ESD and school district staff.
6. Successful experience mentoring or coaching peers and colleagues.
7. Ability to lift 50 pounds.
8. Personal transportation and willingness
Physical Demands The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following conditions: Significant: (i.e.
sitting, talking, hearing, walking, vision, color vision, peripheral/depth perception, ability to adjust focus, grasping, handling paperwork, repetitive motion, use of personal computer, looking at a computer monitor, lifting up to 10 pounds) Frequent: (i.e.
standing, bending, carrying; use of phone; use of copy machine) Occasional: (i.e.
driving, lifting over 10 pounds up to 45 pounds, reaching above the shoulder, use of fax machine)
Significant - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of time (5.5+ hrs/day) Frequent - Occupation requires this activity from 33% to 66% of time (2.5 to 5.5+ hrs/day) Occasional - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of time (0 to 2.5+ hrs/day)
Immigration Reform and Control Act Requirement: The recommended applicant, if not a current regular employee, will be required to complete an INS 1-9 form and must provide proof of employment eligibility.
Background Check: All new employees who will have unsupervised access to children must complete a satisfactory fingerprint check with the Washington State Patrol and the FBI.
All employment is considered temporary until receipt of the satisfactory background check.
Employment: ESD 105 shall provide equal employment opportunity and treatment for all applicants and staff in recruitment, hiring, retention, assignment, transfer, promotion, and training.
Such equal employment opportunity shall be provided without discrimination with respect to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.
Domestic partners registered with the state of Washington will be offered the same rights/benefits as spouses to the extent that treatment is not in conflict with state or federal law.
Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to the ESD's Title IX/RCW28A.640 Officer and Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Kay Gutierrez, Human Resources Director, 33 So.
Second Ave., Yakima, WA (509) 454-2858
ESD 105 is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Location/Region: Yakima, WA (98902)