OTR - NLSEC 1.0 FTE

Position Purpose
Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative (NLSEC) is seeking a talented and motivated Licensed Occupational Therapist to work with students in the various member public school districts. The NLSEC is looking for an OTR to fulfill a 1.0 FTE position.

Date of Availability: 08/28/2018
Date Closing: 05/08/2018
Title:   Occupational Therapist

Qualifications, Education, and Experience:
- State Certification to practice as evidenced by current state license as an Occupational Therapist.
- Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
- Graduation from an accredited program of occupational therapy
- Experience working as an OTR preferred
- Experience working in an education or school setting preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Must display knowledge in conducting diagnostic/assessment functions
- Must show ability to work in team-making decision situations with parents, teachers, and administrators
- Knowledge of occupational therapy standards and practices
- Knowledge of school-based services, IEP paperwork, and MA billing process
- Must possess strong written and verbal communication
- Provide direct (hands-on) occupational therapy services for the purpose of demonstration and monitoring to children and students
- Develop and provide a monitoring service for those children who may require occupational therapy services at a future date
- Responsible for instructing other school personnel such as occupational therapy assistants, paraprofessionals, teachers, etc., in conducting regularly scheduled exercises/activities when appropriate

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
- Works in standard office and school building environment

Travel Requirements
- Travels between member districts and professional meetings is required.

Equipment
- Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

See attached job description for additional details

Submit NLSEC Employment Application, cover letter and resume, along with 2-3 letters of professional reference to Dena Hagen dhagen@nlsec.k12.mn.us or mail to 302 14th St. Cloquet, MN 55720