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Occupational Therapist

Date Posted
April 1, 2014
Full Time
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Job Details

The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency is conducting a search for an Occupational Therapy position.

The essential functions for the Occupational Therapy position:

  • Offer general education suggestions, when initial concerns arise, in the areas of fine motor, self-care and sensory behaviors.
  • Evaluate problems, and determine the need for services, in the appropriate domains.
  • Determine goals and priorities, and develop interventions appropriate to the child and the setting.
  • Implement treatment interventions.  Train and monitor caregivers and school teams in implementing techniques, once they have established competency.


 The successful candidate for an Occupational Therapist must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy required.  Master’s Degree preferred
  • Licensed by Iowa Department of Public Health – Physical and Occupational Therapy Examiners and Board of Education Examiner’s Statement of Professional Recognition (SPR)
  • Prior experience with children with special needs or pediatric affiliation preferred

Persons wishing to be considered should submit an application package that includes:

Application Procedure:

·   A detailed letter stating personal qualifications, experience and reasons for interest in the position

·   A current resume

·   A list of three professional references who may be contacted at the interview stage (include names, titles, addresses, and day time telephone numbers)

·   College or University transcripts

The applicant is responsible for having relevant materials forwarded; all materials received will be acknowledged and treated confidentially. The applicant will be screened by members of the search committee and selected candidates will be interviewed.



Contact Information

Bettendorf IA USDawn 563-344-6411

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