The LifeWorks Schools are licensed specialty therapeutic day schools for students in middle and high school effected by social, emotional, or behavioral health challenges. LifeWorks comprehensive educational curriculum is individualized and designed to actively engage each student throughout the day to achieve positive, pro-social behavioral and educational outcomes. Our unique balance of academic rigor and a continuum of evidence based educational/therapeutic supports make LifeWorks the regional provider of choice.
We are seeking a committed and student-focused Occupational Therapist who will use meaningful activities to assist students in participating fully in the school setting, so they may confidently and indepdently carry out everyday tasks and/or activities. The Occupational Therapist should be prepared to address the physical, cognitive, psychosocial and sensory components of student performance and achievement.
The Occupational Therapist is a contributing member of the educational team and is involved in the screening, evaluation, educational programming, transition planning, therapeutic intervention, and exit planning for students identified with or suspected of having disabilities that interfere with their school performance. Professional judgement and clinical knowledge should be used to assist in the development of individualized programming based on occupational performance deficits in a wide variety of areas, such as personal care, student role, interaction skills, play, perceptual fine motor skills, handwriting, sensory processing, assistive technology, environmental modifications, and adaptive equipment use. Regular collaboration and coordination with other disciplines and services within the school setting is essential in order to provide appropriate, best practice occupational therapy services.
In addition to our competitive pay plans, At Foundations Behavioral Health you will enjoy a large selection of benefits to meet your ever changing needs: Available after 30 days of employment you are eligible to participate in our Health, Dental, and vision plans, life and disability insurance plans and begin investing in our employer matched 401k plan. Other offerings include Stock discount Plan, Continuing Education and Tuition reimbursement plans.