Position Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
This position is responsible for working to improve, develop,
restore, and/or maintain a student's sensory/motor functions
related to the educational setting.
Days: Monday - Friday
Work Hours: 7:30 am- 3:30 pm
Hours Per Shift: 8
Shifts Per Pay Period: 10
Position FTE: 1.00
Applications are being accepted from current County employees as
well as members of the public.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This job description reflects management's assignment of
essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks
that may be assigned.
Evaluate students to determine present level of functioning and
need for Occupational Therapy services.
Participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP)
development and need for on-going services.
Participate in long and short-term goal planning for a student's
Design and implement therapeutic programs to assist students in
achieving educational objectives.
Recommend therapy procedures designed to achieve goals of the
Make, adapt and/or recommend equipment to foster independence at
school, in the community and at home.
Schedule students and document student progress.
Co-teach with appropriate staff for the purpose of practicing
generalization in skill development. Collaborate with district and
Provide consultative services to classroom teachers and other
educational staff relative to the individual student's functioning
level in the classroom.
Provide consultative services to parents regarding the child's
handicap and its effect on level of functioning at home, school and
in the community.
Complete necessary Medicaid billing.
Provide in-service training for staff as needed.
Demonstrate a commitment to county safety and risk management
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Education and/or Experience
Master's degree in Occupational Therapy with zero to six months
of prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education
and experience to meet the requirements to be licensed as an
Occupational Therapist in the State of Wisconsin.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Occupational Therapist licensure through WI Department of Public
Safety and Professional Services required.
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction License O051 -
The above licensure must be maintained as a condition of
Interactions and Communications
Provides specialized information and/or recommendations to
others regarding an area of expertise.
This position has authority to make decisions that are within
general procedures and protocols; supervision is available as
required or requested. These decisions directly impact performance
in the job and/or work unit within the department and information
is provided to others for their decision-making.
Thinking and Problem Solving
In relation to established procedures, protocols and policies of
the County, challenges in this position tend to be diverse, but are
typically covered by precedent or established practice.
Tools & Equipment Used
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be
exposed to environmental hazards, including chemical hazards (e.g.
waste anesthetics, cleaning compounds, facility chemicals),
physical hazards (e.g. kicking, biting, scratching student) and
airborne and bloodborne pathogen exposure. Will be exposed to
indoor and outdoor climate and weather conditions. . The noise
level in the work environment is usually moderate.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to constantly use bilateral upper extremities,
above/below waist and above/below shoulder height.
Ability to constantly walk and stand
Ability to constantly use hands and fingers to manipulate
objects or to tend to student needs.
Ability to constantly lift and move up to 25 pounds.
Ability to frequently lift and move up to 75 pounds with aid of
provided equipment, or a second person assist.
Ability to frequently lift, push or pull 50 pounds unassisted
with bending and twisting of trunk.
Ability to communicate to students using verbal and/or
Ability to identify student care needs through auditory and/or
"Constant" means at least 2/3's of the shift.
"Frequent" means at least 1/3 of the shift.
Formal Walworth County Electronic Application
Education & Experience Review
Verification of Professional License
Oral Department Interview
Post Offer Physical Examination
Other job related tests may be required.