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Occupational Therapist

Location:Portland, ME
Employment Type:Full Time

The Occupational Therapist works as a member of the educational team in
Spurwink’s Day Treatment Program. The Occupational Therapist’s primary
responsibility is to implement client-focused, meaningful and purposeful
treatment developed from screenings and evaluations to assist students in accessing their education. Quarterly reports, IEP grading, Annual and Triennial reports and meetings are duties the Occupational Therapists will be expected to maintain and carry out. The Occupational Therapist will be expected to participate in supervision with the OT Coordinator and/or Director of Education and Program Director. Being an active member of the program’s educational and residential team (when applicable) along with the Occupational Therapy team is an important aspect of this position. This position is full time, 4 days per week (32 hours.


• Utilize screenings and evaluations to determine, create and implement treatment plans to maximize the potential for increasing a student’s ability to access learning within the learning environment.
• Actively collaborate with appropriate team members on the Day Treatment, Residential
and OT teams.
• Provide required documentation in a timely and ethical manner. Documentation will
include: daily progress notes, Quarterly Reports, IEP related documentation, screening
and evaluation reports, etc.
• Communicate with treatment team, supervisors, parents/guardians, students to
develop purposeful and meaningful treatment to target skill deficits and
adapt/accommodate activities given the student’s mental and physical status at any
given time.
• Follow and adhere to agency policies, procedures, standards and expectations.
• Follow and adhere to AOTA and NBCOT policies, procedures, standards and
• Prepare and present any in-service material, trainings and/or consultation with
educational, residential, administrative and/or OT teams when applicable.
• Travel to other day treatment programs is required of this position. Monthly OT
meetings, trainings and other in-services are required.
• Participate in mentorship with Spurwink Occupational Therapist. Time, location,
agenda will be determined after hire and with mentor.


• Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree from accredited Occupational Therapy
• Current State of Maine Licensure
• Current certification of National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
• 2+ years of pediatric and/or mental health experience in the field of occupational
therapy preferred but not required.


Spurwink is an equal opportunity employer.

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