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Occupational Therapist - Hiawatha Valley Education District

Posted on 2020-01-16 12:51:41 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fhiawatha%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D291&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C12b87ebcb30549f8be0608d79ab51da9%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637147975006741815&sdata=3KZHyaauwRqf5xcEU6zdbbLOQCMh63pMGljy4lipDEA%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: Immediate Date Closing: 02/06/2020 Occupational Therapist Location: Serving multiple school districts within southeast Minnesota. The assigned school districts are likely to be La Crescent-Hokah, Houston, Spring Grove, and Mabel-Canton. Hiawatha Valley Education District provides special education services to 13 School Districts and 2 Charter Schools within five counties of southeast Minnesota: Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. Hiawatha Valley Education District also has a Setting IV Behavior Program that provides programming for students in grades K-12 with challenging behaviors currently receiving special education services. Hiawatha Valley Education District also provides programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Hiawatha Valley Education District is committed to providing the best services to staff, students, and member districts in southeast Minnesota. Come join our team to be a part of this great organization! POSITION: Hiawatha Valley Education District is seeking a talented and qualified Occupational Therapist to meet the student needs. QUALIFICATIONS: Certification/License: * Licensure with Minnesota Board of Occupational Therapy * Valid Driver's License Experience: * Experience working as an OTR strongly preferred * Experience working in an education or school setting strongly preferred RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but not limited to): * Develops, implements, and coordinates Hiawatha Valley Education District's occupational therapy program within the member school districts, including philosophy, vision, procedures and goals. * Screens, evaluates and monitors students with disabilities or physical mental impairments for the purpose of providing educational programs, therapeutic intervention, and transition and exit planning and enhancing their ability to perform activities of daily living or participate in desired occupations. * Collaborates with staff to ensure team understanding of student occupational performance strengths and needs, as well as student outcomes. * Evaluates the student's ability and formulates the student's occupational profile, providing written reports that reflects strengths and barriers to student participation in the educational environment and guides evidence-based intervention. * Participates in the development of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). * Provides targeted, evidence-based therapeutic intervention to facilitate student participation and occupational performance within the school environment. * Assesses the need for assistive technology and equipment and makes recommendations for its use at school to help students function as independently as possible. * Documents occupational therapy services, and maintains records in accordance with school district policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations. * Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. APPLICATION DUE DATE: Thursday, February 6, 2020 ANTICIPATED EMPLOYMENT DATE: February 2020 WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in standard school building environments and offices. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Travels between member districts and professional meetings is required. Hiawatha Valley Education District uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C12b87ebcb30549f8be0608d79ab51da9%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637147975006751800&sdata=Rv%2Bg64vbV0eeJow93AhvyAHLMJf6i6fi6z9LLBDfVJA%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: Immediate
Date Closing: 02/06/2020
Occupational Therapist 
Location: Serving multiple school districts within southeast Minnesota. The assigned school districts are likely to be La Crescent-Hokah, Houston, Spring Grove, and Mabel-Canton. 

Hiawatha Valley Education District provides special education services to 13 School Districts and 2 Charter Schools within five counties of southeast Minnesota: Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. Hiawatha Valley Education District also has a Setting IV Behavior Program that provides programming for students in grades K-12 with challenging behaviors currently receiving special education services. Hiawatha Valley Education District also provides programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Hiawatha Valley Education District is committed to providing the best services to staff, students, and member districts in southeast Minnesota. Come join our team to be a part of this great organization! 

POSITION:               
Hiawatha Valley Education District is seeking a talented and qualified Occupational Therapist to meet the student needs.  

QUALIFICATIONS:
Certification/License:
  • Licensure with Minnesota Board of Occupational Therapy 
  • Valid Driver's License 
Experience:
  • Experience working as an OTR strongly preferred 
  • Experience working in an education or school setting strongly preferred 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but not limited to):   
  • Develops, implements, and coordinates Hiawatha Valley Education District's occupational therapy program within the member school districts, including philosophy, vision, procedures and goals.
  • Screens, evaluates and monitors students with disabilities or physical mental impairments for the purpose of providing educational programs, therapeutic intervention, and transition and exit planning and enhancing their ability to perform activities of daily living or participate in desired occupations.
  • Collaborates with staff to ensure team understanding of student occupational performance strengths and needs, as well as student outcomes.
  • Evaluates the student's ability and formulates the student's occupational profile, providing written reports that reflects strengths and barriers to student participation in the educational environment and guides evidence-based intervention.
  • Participates in the development of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
  • Provides targeted, evidence-based therapeutic intervention to facilitate student participation and occupational performance within the school environment.
  • Assesses the need for assistive technology and equipment and makes recommendations for its use at school to help students function as independently as possible.
  • Documents occupational therapy services, and maintains records in accordance with school district policies, as well as state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Note:   The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

APPLICATION DUE DATE:  Thursday, February 6, 2020

ANTICIPATED EMPLOYMENT DATE:  February 2020
 
WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in standard school building environments and offices. 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:  Travels between member districts and professional meetings is required.

Hiawatha Valley Education District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online