Occupational Therapist

Seneca Center Oakland, CA
Overview

The Occupational Therapist (OT) observes and evaluates the need for school-based occupational therapy services for students who meet eligibility criteria. As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Occupational Therapist provides quality services to students and their families at various school sites within the All-In! partnership program. The Seneca team takes a collaborative, culturally diverse approach aligning academic, behavioral, and therapeutic supports to design a unique plan of academic success for each student.

Seneca is committed to hiring and maintaining a culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse workforce that is reflective of the local client or student community.

Responsibilities

* Provide occupational therapy initial assessments and reassessments for children with occupational therapy needs

* Document evaluations in a thorough and professional manner that meets Seneca's standards of excellence, as well as standards in the field

* Provide occupational therapy services to students in support of their needs and treatment goals

* Work with students to develop their gross and fine motor skills, sensory motor regulations, as well as their posture and movement

* Work collaboratively with other Seneca staff members including, Speech and Language Pathologists, Special Education Teachers, School Psychologists, Clinicians, and Student Support Assistants

* Provide in-depth occupational therapy consultation for teachers, providing professional insights for early OT interventions for their students

* Assist in providing in-service training in gross and fine motor skills, sensory motor regulations, as well as posture and movement to parents, teachers, administrators and other professionals and paraprofessionals regarding occupational therapy

* Assist in coordinating, communicating and seeking consultation with community agencies as appropriate

* Travel to multiple school sites to provide services

Qualifications

* Current license by the California Board of Occupational Therapy

* Proof of liability insurance

* Experience with language techniques, sensory motor integration, and physical restoration

* Clearance of TB test, fingerprinting, and any other State/Federal requirements

* Own vehicle, valid California Drivers License and insurance

* Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team

Schedule

* Monday-Friday

Benefits

* Competitive salary

* Comprehensive employee benefits package, including; medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage

* Employer paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

* 5 weeks of paid time off

* 403b Retirement Plan

Employment opportunities are, and shall be open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their experience, aptitudes and abilities. It is the policy of Seneca Family of Agencies to grant equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, Vietnam Era Veteran status, age, religion, political affiliation, gender or sexual orientation. Seneca is committed to providing a fair, equitable, and inclusive work environment. We welcome candidates that will promote and value diversity and exercise teamwork and collaboration.