Occupational Therapist JobSouthborough, MA

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NECC is seeking to fill a full-time Occupational Therapist position. The Occupational Therapist is responsible for assessments, treatment plans, curriculum development, training for students and staff on his/her designated caseload.   
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM-4:00PM with opportunities to work from home 2 days a month. 
ABOUT YOU: You are an Occupational Therapist who is interested in working with a manageable caseload of 29-32 students on skill acquisition to maximize independence. 
Occupational Therapist Responsibilities  
  • Diagnostic 
  • Complete triennial occupational therapy assessments to students as part of the clinical and educational re-evaluation process.  This includes a written report, presented by OT at reevaluation.  Assessment areas may include any of the following:  gross motor skills, fine motor skills, oral motor and feeding skills, visual perceptual issues and activities of daily living 
  • Prescribe appropriate adaptive equipment, classroom and residential accommodations.     
  • Education/Curriculum Development 
  • Participate in development of both departmental and school-wide curriculum, including submission of curriculum for the ACE®.  Departmental curriculum development may encompass all areas under assessment areas.  
  • Provide support to case managers and clinical/educational specialists and supervise case managers in curriculum implementation through direct observation and modeling.   
  • Collaborate regularly with APE, PT and other related disciplines to maintain communication and team approach regarding students.   
  • Training and Supervision 
  • Provide ongoing supervision of departmental programs in contexts including mealtime, gym sessions and classroom activities.   
  • Attend monthly classroom meetings or team meetings for assigned caseload to review student progress, present updated information or programs, and/or to address modifications needed to existing programs.   
  • Provide in-service training to teachers and other specialists as needed regarding service delivery, scope of practice and team/student specific needs 
  • Successful completion of CALM training (non-violent self-defense)      
  • Research and Professional Development 
  • Participate in research projects, including research design, data collection and presentation. 
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to maintain and expand knowledge in OT and special education fields.  
Occupational Therapist Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy,  
  • Board Registration approval 
  • Three years related experience in pediatrics, preferred. 
  • Interested in working in a team environment with mentorship opportunities. 
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