Occupational Therapist

Job | Posted 20 days ago
Position Areas
State Education Agency


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Special Student Services (K-12) & EI/ECSE (Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education)
Location: Multiple Counties (Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook, Washington)
Salary: Per negotiated contract, Licensed Salary Schedule
Bargaining Unit: OSEA
Start Date: ASAP

*Continuous Recruiting 

General Description:
This position evaluates and provides occupational therapy services to children who have mental and/or
physical disabilities and who are on a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or an Individualized Family
Service Plans (IFSP).

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
1. Holds current license as set forth by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
2. Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; minimum of two years experience working with
3. Meets State of Oregon licensure requirements for Occupational Therapy. Other certificates as determined
by District.
4. Proficient with database software, e-mail, internet software and word processing software.
5. Holds a current driver’s license.

Essential Functions: include the following. Performs some or all of the following tasks. Other
duties may be assigned.

1. Works collaboratively with parents and staff in support of the total educational program. Attends meetings
related to caseload.
2. Evaluates children to identify need for occupational therapy services and type/level of service.
3. Interprets data to design a treatment plan. Re-evaluates plan on annual basis via IEP or IFSP. Reevaluates
eligibility as needed.
4. Implements treatment plan for individuals or groups. Provides training to instructional assistants and
others within the educational plan.
5. Documents appropriate information as required (i.e., written evaluations, test results, progress reports,
notes, and other child records). Maintains confidentiality.
6. Confers with other professional and general staff members to coordinate, schedule and implement
occupational therapy goals and objectives within the educational plan.
7. Serves as resource for medically related information for parents, school staff and teachers.
8. Maintains communication with other professionals, general staff members, parents and other public and
private agencies (e.g., Children's' Services Division, Shriners) related to child's needs, progress and safety.
9. Provides training and supervision to child occupational therapy assistants, child occupational therapists
and certified occupational therapist assistants at school sites.
10. Fabricates and adapts specialized materials and devices to assist children to participate in their education.
11. Performs duties related to operation of occupational therapy department, such as maintaining, inventorying
and ordering supplies or equipment.
12. Keeps current in standards of practice to provide best service to the child. Maintains professional growth and development.

Equal Opportunity Employer
NWRESD recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups. It is the policy of NWRESD that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, age, veterans status, genetic information or disability in any educational programs, activities, or employment.
Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Chief Human Resources Officer at 503-614-1407 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.

Posted By

Northwest Regional ESD

6960 SW Sandburg , Tigard, OR 97223

At the following locations

NWRESD - Multiple Locations

5825 NE Ray Circle , Hillsboro, OR 97124

Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $11,490

% ELL Students

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 19.82

% IEP Students

State Average: 15%



State Average: 297