Occupational Therapist Contract Job Opportunity Now Available in Maplewood, NJ.

  • Maplewood, NJ
  • Schools - OT
  • 21 days ago

Exciting Opportunity: Full-Time Occupational Therapist Position in Maplewood, NJ

Location: Maplewood, New Jersey

Are you a passionate and experienced Occupational Therapist seeking a rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students? Blazer Jobs, in partnership with a reputable school district in Maplewood, NJ, is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team. If you have at least one year of experience and meet all federal and state requirements for licensing and certifications, we invite you to apply for this full-time position.

Position Overview: As an Occupational Therapist in Maplewood, NJ, you will play a vital role in providing comprehensive occupational therapy services to students with diverse needs. This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with students, families, and educational professionals to support student success and development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments to evaluate students' fine motor skills, sensory processing, visual-motor integration, and activities of daily living
  • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans and interventions to address students' unique needs and goals
  • Provide direct occupational therapy services to students in various educational settings, including classrooms, therapy rooms, and community-based settings
  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and other members of the educational team to integrate therapy goals into students' individualized education plans (IEPs)
  • Monitor students' progress, collect data, and adjust treatment plans as needed to maximize outcomes
  • Provide training and support to teachers, staff, and parents on strategies to promote students' independence, participation, and success in educational activities
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of therapy services, progress reports, and student outcomes
  • Adhere to all federal, state, and district regulations and guidelines regarding the provision of occupational therapy services

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program
  • Valid license to practice as an Occupational Therapist in the state of New Jersey
  • Minimum of one year of experience working as an Occupational Therapist in an educational or related setting
  • Knowledge of best practices in pediatric occupational therapy assessment and intervention
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with students, families, and colleagues
  • Commitment to providing high-quality, evidence-based occupational therapy services to students with diverse needs and abilities
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including vision, medical, and dental insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer matching contributions
  • Internal payroll system with weekly direct deposit for convenience
  • Opportunities for professional development and continuing education
  • Supportive work environment with access to resources and professional support
  • Opportunities to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students and contribute to their success

How to Apply: Don't miss this exciting opportunity to join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of students in Maplewood, NJ! To apply for this full-time Occupational Therapist position, please email a copy of your resume to Patrick Skirpan at [email protected]. For more information about this position, including compensation and benefits, please call or text Patrick at (813) 219-1129.

Take the next step in your career and become part of our dedicated team at Blazer Jobs. Apply now and help empower students to reach their full potential!

Patrick Skirpan
Recruiting Advisor
(813) 219-1129
[email protected]

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