HIRING - Occupational Therapist for the '24-'25 School Year

Santa Clarita, California

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 796238

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $800 / Week

Posted Date: 6/12/2024

Santa Clarita, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $800 / Week

Job ID: 796238

Posted Date: 6/12/2024

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School-based occupational therapy practitioners play a vital role in helping children and youth succeed in academic and personal aspects. Here are their key responsibilities:

Focus Areas:
  • Academics: They address academic challenges by working on skills related to reading, writing, math, and other subjects.
  • Play and Leisure: They promote participation in play and leisure activities.
  • Social Participation: They help students engage socially with peers and develop social skills.
  • Self-Care Skills (ADLs): They assist with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as dressing, grooming, and eating.
  • Transition/Work Skills: They prepare students for transitioning to work or other life stages.
Other services include individual and group therapy, classroom integrative services, and accurate documentation of student progress. Additionally, school-based occupational therapists contribute educationally relevant services, evaluate students for special education eligibility, develop individualized education program (IEP) goals, and collaborate to support student success across all school environment.

Please review additional details regarding the position below: 
  • Location: William S. Hart (located in Santa Clarita) 
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday, Full-time (40 hours per week) 
  • Caseload: TBD
  • Experience: Preferred 
  • Credential: Required 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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