Occupational Therapist

  • Degree or Special Certificate Required
  • Fremont County

CREDENTIALS:
Licensed Occupational Therapist in the State of Wyoming

 QUALIFICATIONS:
Successful experience as an Occupational Therapist.  Willingness and ability to travel.  Good public relations.

REPORTS TO:
Identified supervisor(s) and under the general supervision of the Executive Director.

 PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintains confidentiality with all aspects of our program, including personnel issues, clients and client files.

Work with other staff to implement child find activities.

Work as part of a team to evaluate motor deficiencies, using appropriate diagnostic techniques, includes submitting a written report summarizing the results of the evaluation within the guidelines of IDEA.

Interpret motor evaluations results to staff and parents.

Assist team in developing and implementing Individualized Educational Programs (IEP)/Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP), including specific materials and therapy techniques within the guidelines of IDEA.

Prepare for meetings by entering proper documentation on special education forms

Provide motor activities to individual students or groups of students as prescribed in each student’s IEP or IFSP.

Adopt/adapt a data collection system for the highest priority objectives for each child

Develop and maintain therapy schedules with individual students.

Maintain and ensure each child’s monthly therapy notes are completed.

Provide other team members with ongoing information regarding each child’s current status, IEP/IFSP modifications, concerns and therapy interventions.

Coordinate services with other agencies involved in the child’s program, such as PHN, DFS, local school districts, etc. as assigned.

Provide consultations/in-service to other staff on teaching/therapy approaches.

Monitor students on IFSP/IEP’s for therapeutic equipment/orthotic needs and provide follow-up as needed.

Consult with physicians as needed regarding therapy concerns and progress/regression, when proper exchanges are present.

Participate in child study meetings.

Will participate in staff meetings regarding program operation.

Will supervise Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

  • Will meet with COTA’s who conduct individual/small group activities to teach specific skills no less than once a month to discuss specific techniques and program modifications
  • Will provide COTA’s with specific training as related to individual needs of the children receiving physical therapy services and when indicated, provide modifications to the program.

Evaluate all staff you are assigned supervision of on an annual basis, in line with the policy and procedures set forth by the Board of Directors.

Will complete a written report on a child following an accident.

Comply with state and federal regulations as prescribed in PL 94-142, Part B and Part C Rules and Regulation and Department of Family Services (DFS) Rules and Regulations.

Will attend required meetings, trainings and conferences.

Maintain and increase professional growth through attendance at various workshops and in-services relating to profession, as well as keeping abreast of new literature in the field.

Will travel as required to meet scheduled assignments.

Provide all necessary information to file Medicaid/Kid Care (Title XIX).

Maintain regular and continuous liaison with the Executive Director to keep them informed of significant events in the program, staffing’s and personnel, community and family issues.

Be responsible for maintaining the general cleanliness and upkeep of the physical facility and equipment and notify the Executive Director of the need for additional attention to repairs or maintenance.

Adhere to the established policies, procedures and regulations of the facility.

Be an advocate for children and families.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor and Executive Director.

CONTRACT TERM:

Negotiable by Child Development Services Board of Directors.

EVALUATION:

As per Child Development Services policies and procedures.

 

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HOW TO APPLY

 

Click on the link below to complete our online application.  You will have the option to upload your resume and cover letter.

https://www.cdsfc.org/job-application/

Alternatively, click the link at the bottom of the page to download an application.  Please fill this out, attach your resume and cover letter and mail to:

CDS Human Resources
P.O. Box 593
Lander, WY  82520.

Thank you for your interest in CDS!

 

Paper Application

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