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Occupational Therapist - Education

1025 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, États-Unis ● 51 St Johns Parkside, Buffalo, NY 14210, États-Unis ● 777 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, États-Unis Numéro de demande 313
7 mai 2024

Are you passionate about helping children reach their full potential?

We're looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our team. If you're ready to make a difference in a dynamic educational environment, apply now!

Our education program strives to provide specialized, high quality educational programming for students with and without disabilities across Western New York. Our programs serve Pre-K through 12th grade students in 6 schools, with a focus on blending academic and social emotional support to meet the diverse needs of all learners.



  • Paid School Breaks (Approximately 7 weeks)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Additional Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Free dental services at BVS Dental Clinic 
  • Paid Employer sponsored life insurance
  • Supplemental insurance programs for additional life insurance, short-term disability, accident & cancer insurance
  • Up to $600 every year for completing biometric health screenings on a single health insurance plan & up to $1,200 if a spouse completes too



  • Small class sizes (8 students, 1 teacher and 1 or 2 educational aides)
  • Teacher Mentor Program
  • Paid teacher prep periods
  • Casual dress code
  • OLV Tuition Reimbursement up to $7,200
  • Qualifying Non-For-Profit for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program (click here to learn more: https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation)
  • Up to $180 annual gym reimbursement
  • Take advantage of our Dental & Outpatient Mental Health services while working
  • $$ Employee referral program $$


This position will be for all education divisions including the committee of Special Education and committee of Preschool Special Education.

Job Summary:
Provide occupational therapy services to individuals as outlined in their Individual Education Plan or Individual Family Service Plan.  Services are to be provided in accordance with New York State practice act guidelines for Occupational Therapy Services, the American Occupational Therapy Association as well as in accordance with all company, state and federal standards and regulations; as well as within all regulations and requirements set forth by the organizations with which the company collaborates. 
Essential Job Duties:
1. Reviews all available documentation related to the individual prior to beginning treatment; including the IEP/IFSP, script and prior evaluations if available
2. Develops an appropriate treatment plan for each individual
3. Performs treatments according to IFSP/IEP and accepted professional standards and practices
4. Conducts ongoing assessment of individual during each visit and modifies goals/outcomes/treatment plan accordingly
5. Performs appropriate parent/caregiver education and develops home programs as necessary
6. Works as part of an inter-disciplinary team, utilizing communication with all team members to enhance the treatment program of the individual
7. Maintains an accurate schedule
8. Submits all required documentation of visits according to established procedures
9. Performs evaluations as assigned and when necessary
10. Communicates with families on a regular basis
11. Keeps abreast of legal responsibilities, professional ethics, standards of practice and agency rules, policies and regulations.
12. Provides for own professional growth by attending continuing education and in-services; tracking this to assure compliance with state licensing requirements
13. Discontinues therapy when child no longer meets eligibility requirements
14. Provides own transportation to service locations
15. Maintains client confidentiality with HIPPA/FERPA and agency guidelines
16. Maintains professional appearance, follows agency dress code
17. Attends department meetings and any other meetings required by your supervisor
18. Adheres to and signs Annual Employee Agreement
19. Documents time off and time worked accurately according to agency policies
20. Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by their direct supervisor
• Basic computer skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong time management skills
• Interpersonal skills
Minimum Degree Required:  Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program with a Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum Experience Required:  None
License/Registration/ Certification:
• Current New York State Occupational Therapy License and Registration
• Current NYS Driver’s License
• Minimum of 36 hours of Continuing education per licensing period (3 years) as per NYS Office of Profession guidelines
• All required agency trainings
• All trainings required by programs you service individuals in, including but not limited to, OCFS and Early Intervention
Physical Requirements:
The frequent physical demands of the position are sitting, standing, walking, climbing, talking, listening, repetitive motions, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, handling of children and grasping.

Autres détails

  • Type de paie Salaire
  • Taux min. à l'embauche 47 850,00 $
  • Taux max. à l'embauche 65 000,00 $
Location on Google Maps
  • 1025 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, États-Unis
  • 51 St Johns Parkside, Buffalo, NY 14210, États-Unis
  • 777 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218, États-Unis