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Occupational Therapist (2)

The Guild for Human Services Concord, MA
  • Posted: 26 days ago
  • $65,000 to $80,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Summary: Provide occupational therapy to The Guild students within the day school as a collaborative member of related services in the special education department.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide therapeutic functional or educational treatments consistent with the recommendations of the IEP or student needs, primarily in the school setting.
  • Provide treatments using adaptive equipment, fine motor and gross motor skill development, vocational and life skills training, ADL training, and self-regulation training.
  • Work cooperatively with special education staff to accommodate the needs of the students within the academic environment.
  • Provide consultation and training to staff regarding students’ needs.
  • Document clinical notes, complete progress reports, IEP information, and re-evaluations.
  • Implement direct treatment in both individual and group treatment sessions.
  • Participate in any meetings pertaining to assigned individuals or program planning, as directed.
  • Engage in de-escalation of individuals.
  • Able to attend training as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job including inclement weather situations.
  • Demonstrated evidence of mature judgment, good interpersonal skills, a desire to enrich individuals' lives and a willingness to learn from skilled professionals.
  • Physical and mental capacity to work in stressful situations and de-escalate individuals who have limited cognition and complex needs.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is an essential function of the job.
  • Pass Guild Driving test to access Guild vehicles for transportation of individuals.
  • The ability to restrain individuals during crisis using CPI.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university, recognized by the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Certified by NBCOT and licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must meet Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check requirements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

The Guild for Human Services

Why Work Here?

We change lives and enhance communities! Use your talents to help create an atmosphere of respect, trust, and independence.

The Guild is a non profit organization that provides high quality services within supportive and safe environments for individuals with complex special needs. Through our commitment, compassion, and respect, we empower our students and adult residents with the opportunities to grow and develop to their fullest potential. A 766 Day School for moderate to severe special needs ages 6-22 years with a focus on behavioral therapeutic interventions and multi disciplined services.

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521 Virginia Road
Concord, MA
USA

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