Nogales Unified School District No. 1
Published
September 24, 2019
Location
Nogales
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For additional information please contact Ms. Judith Mendoza-Jimenez at 520-397-7931

JOB DESCRIPTION Nogales Unified School District #1

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

 Purpose Statement:

The job of OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST is done for the purpose/s of assessing students' functional development level providing appropriate treatment to meet individual student objectives; and providing recommendations for program development and student placement in special education.

This job reports to STUDENT SERVICES DIRECTOR

 Functions

  • Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.

 Essential Functions

  • Assesses students' fine motor and development skills (e.g. perceptual-motor, motor coordination, sensory development, muscle strength, etc.) for the purpose of determining their deficits and developing recommendations.
  • Consults with teachers, parents, other personnel and/or outside professionals for the purpose of providing requested information, developing plans for services and/or making recommendations.
  • Instructs students, parents and school staff for the purpose of implementing plans for remediation of functional limitations. Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.g. IEP reports/evaluations) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference and/or conveying information.
  • Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' functional goals.
  • Screens and/or evaluates students as appropriate for the purpose of determining the need for further individualized assessment and IEP compliance.