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Occupational Therapist

Location: Chicago, IL 60603
Date Posted: 03/04/2019
Category: Public School
Education: Masters Degree


Kaleidoscope Education Solutions (KES) is looking for OTs that work together with students, parents and teachers to ensure consistent success in the Chicago area.

Must be able to handle mixed caseloads, work with school-age populations in diverse environments, and manage cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams. In addition, provide valuable services to students with motor difficulties, as well as enhance students’ abilities to learn, participate, and enjoy their experience in school.

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Provide direct OT services
* Complete observations, screenings, and evaluations
* Complete Individual Education Plans (IEP), progress updates, and goal-setting for the upcoming school year
* Consult with and train other staff members providing services
* Attend all parent conferences to explain need for services and assessment results
* Follow all Medicaid billing procedures, including completing and maintaining all required documentation
* Implementing screenings and performing evaluations
* Administering tests, procedures and evaluation guidelines
* Communicating with patients to evaluate their levels of speech or language difficulty.
* Identifying treatment options.
* Teaching students how to make sounds and improve their voices.
* Teaching alternative communication methods.
* Creating and carrying out an individualized treatment plan.
* Part time position

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
* At least 1 year of experience in a school-based setting or working with children
* OT State License.

ADVANTAGES
* Make a profound difference in the lives of students.
* Be paid a highly competitive hourly rate on a weekly basis.
* Be part of a nationally recognized network of leaders in school-based services.
* We have opportunities available to fit your schedule for both in-person and virtual services, so give us a call and choose your own adventure with Kaleidoscope!

COMPANY OVERVIEW
Kaleidoscope Education Solutions(KES) is a leading referral agency of special education professionals and school-based therapy providers. We currently refer professionals to approximately 700 school districts and agencies, and we consult with thousands of educational professionals and facilities nationwide. The professionals we refer consistently enhance and improve delivery of special education and therapy services, and provide dynamic results for the students and school districts.

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Title: Occupational Therapist
Class: Occupational Therapist
Work Type: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 1099
Ref. No.: 1178735-5
BC: #KES301

Company: Kaleidoscope Education Solutions
Contract Contact: Contract Submit IL
Office Email: IL@kesgroup.net
Office Phone: 888-829-2477
Office Address: 950 E. Haverford Road, Suite 100B, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

About Us: Kaleidoscope Education Solutions is a referral agency for professionals seeking supplemental K12 education marketplace opportunities. Registering with Kaleidoscope Education Solutions is not a guarantee that opportunities will be available and/or located. All professionals contracting through Kaleidoscope Education Solutions are classified and compensated as self-employed independent contractors.

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