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Occupational Therapist SY 23-24

Baltimore City Public Schools
retirement plan
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
200 East North Avenue (Show on map)
April 15, 2024

Plans and implements an IEP/IFSP based occupational therapy program and activities providing direct service to students and indirect service to other service providers including parents/and other caretakers.

Essential Functions

  • Screens and evaluates children to determine needs for treatment.
  • Establishes a program of occupational therapy services in the child's individualized education program identifying both annual goals and short term objectives.
  • Supervises service provided by occupational therapy students, occupational therapy assistants or aides.
  • Provides professional consultation and assistance to other service providers and caretakers especially in the assistive/adaptive equipment that is used in the school setting.
  • Meets with parents to discuss extension of activities provided in the school to the home.
  • Observes response of child noting changes, and reports and records changes relevant to occupational therapy intervention.
  • Submits Medicaid reimbursement documentation.
  • Maintains caseload documentation including clinical notes and student attendance.
  • Observes accepted professional standards and ethics and safety procedures in providing occupational therapy services.
  • Participates in staff meetings and collaborates with other service providers.
  • Serves on School IEP Team.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school boards policies and the professional standards.
  • Has reliable transportation

Maximum Salary


Minimum Salary


Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by successful completion of a course in occupational therapy accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association, in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Current Maryland license as an occupational therapist as defined by the Maryland State Board of Occupational Therapy Practice.
  • Working knowledge of the basic principles of occupational therapy and of human behavior norms and deficits.
  • Working knowledge of the application of occupational therapy principles and practices to children with disabilities, and laws and by-laws covering the education of students with disabilities.
  • Skills in oral and written communication
  • Excellent human relations skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, and parents.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers desirable.

Full time or Part time

Full time

Additional Details

Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:

  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application

Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) bargaining union.

This position is affiliated with the State Retirement Plan.

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