Occupational Therapist - Mesa Vista Consolidated Schools
Position: Occupational Therapist
Subject Area: (none)
Beginning: Dec 11, 2018
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Mesa Vista Consolidated Schools
Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
Telephone: 505-583-2645 EXT 1305
Job Description:
Mesa Vista Consolidated Schools in Ojo Caliente , NM is seeking to fill the following position:
  Occupational Therapist
Occupational therapists lead the process in development, implementation, and coordination of the occupational therapy program. Screening, evaluation, educational program and transition planning, therapeutic intervention, and exit planning is provided for students identified with or suspected of having disabilities that interfere with their ability to perform daily life activities or participate in necessary or desired occupations.
Primary responsibility shall include student safety and appropriate collaboration and attention to each student’s readiness to learn including needed guidance, discipline, and welfare.
Employee may work in a variety of elementary and/or secondary educational, individual or team settings. Employee may rotate among several schools.
 Supervision and Controls over the Work:
The employee works with a high level of independence and professional discretion under the general supervision of a designated school administrator. The employee’s work is governed, controlled, and evaluated by acceptable professional practice, school and district policies and regulations, provisions of New Mexico State Law, direction of the supervisor, and performance standards and expectations as set forth in the collective bargaining agreement. Professional judgment and clinical knowledge are used to develop individualized programming based on occupational performance deficits in the areas of personal care, student role, interaction skills, process skills, play, community integration/work, and graphic communication.
Occupational therapist is expected to independently review outcomes and modify intervention programs. Clinical reasoning and professional judgment are essential to ensuring the safety of students and protecting liability of the school system and the therapist.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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