Job: COTA

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Posted: 10/12/2017

Job Reference #: 002292

Job Description

JOB STATUS:  OPEN
POSTING DATE:  05/09/2016
CLOSING DATE:  
POSTING NUMBER:  002292
LOCATION:  District -Wide
POSITION TITLE:  COTA
QUALIFICATIONS:  

Community College and/or Vocational School degree with study in job related areas.



COTA Certification.  AZ State Board of OT Examiners.



First Aid/CPR Certification. 



Pre-employment Proficiency Test. Criminal Justice/fingerprint clearance.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

The job of Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant is done for the purpose/s of assisting students and staff with feeding, lavatory care, positioning, room access, mobility etc. under the direction of an Occupational Therapist; communicating with Occupational and Physical Therapists; developing and recommending the purchase of low incidence equipment and/or other assistive technology; training staff in the use of materials and equipment; and providing direct occupational therapy services to eligible students within the district. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Assesses/screens students' fine motor and development skills under the general supervision of an Occupational Therapist, e.g. perceptual-motor, motor coordination, sensory development, muscle strength, etc.; assists Occupational Therapist; attends meetings and appointments, e.g. faculty/staff, IEP's, California Children's Services clinic, etc.; collaborates with teachers, parents, other personnel and/or outside professionals, e.g. IEP development for student growth, etc.; implements therapeutic activities and instructs students, teachers, parents and other involved persons, e.g. positioning, adjusting special equipment, etc.; participates in meetings, processes, etc.; prepares a wide variety of written materials, e.g. progress reports, student acitvities, correspondence, IEP's, etc.; presents information, e.g. student performance data, and clinical feedback, etc.; provides direct occupational therapy services to students according to IEP goals; researches resources and methods, e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.

EXPERIENCE:  

Desired

OTHER INFORMATION:  Part time, no benefits - 15 hours per week
APPLY TO:  Casa Grande Elementary Schools, 220 W. Kortsen Road, Casa Grande, AZ 85122
SALARY:  $18.12 per hour - Depending on Experience
DAYS:  191
 FROM -   TO -
Employee Group  Instructional
START DATE:  

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